Sherm Cohen (born 1965) is an American storyboard artist. In his teens Sherm worked as a cartoonist in his local newspaper, he got his start in animation at Nickelodeon on The Ren and Stimpy Show as a character layout artist, followed by a three-year stint on Hey Arnold! as a storyboard artist and director. In early 1998, Sherm Cohen was invited by SpongeBob's creator Stephen Hillenburg to be part of the original SpongeBob Squarepants crew. Sherm spent the first season on the show as a writer, storyboard artist and director, then moved up to Storyboard Supervisor for the next three seasons of SpongeBob SquarePants. Sherm was also lead storyboard artist and one of the character designers on The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.
After SpongeBob's fourth season, Sherm left Nickelodeon to write and illustrate his first book for Walter Foster Publications, "Cartooning: Designing Characters" After spending two seasons writing and drawing boards on My Gym Partner is a Monkey, Sherm spent the next year working at Walt Disney Studios, drawing storyboards on the TV series, Phineas and Ferb. Sherm is currently back at Nickelodeon drawing storyboard for The Mighty B!