Hi, I’m Sean. I’m currently a Creative Director (but always a Designer!) at Los York in Los Angeles.
My focus and passion is in creating experiences that combine the physical with the digital and ones that spark an emotional reaction. For most of my career, I was a creative partner to agency clients by helping them design and realize ideas for the brands, products and consumers they served. These collaborations have included everything from creating animated commercials (motion graphics), live action productions (directing), designing digital and interactive experiences. Currently, I lead creative direction for Los York’s experiential initiatives and for brand-direct accounts such as NIKEiD and Brand Jordan.
Having operated as both production studio and agency creative partner, I approach a problem from a design perspective - with the benefit of not only being able to think of ideas, but also knowing how to get them made. Whether it’s branding, designing, directing commercials or animation, photo-shoots, creating large-scale digital and interactive experiences, social media or print - I’m curious about all these mediums.
Most of all, I love working with other people who share the same curiosity to invent things that inspire other people to have a reaction.
2015 - Present | Creative Director at Los York (Agency), New York & Los Angeles
2012 - 2014 | Creative Director / Commercial Director at Brand New School, New York
2010 - 2012 | Associate Creative Director at Superfad, New York
2006 - 2010 | Freelance Art Director/Designer at Imaginary Forces, Superfad, National TV, NY/LA
2008 - 2010 | Co-Founder Golden Lucky, New York
2000 - 2006 | Art Director at Brand New School, Los Angeles & New York
One Show 2016 Gold Pencil - Design: Environmental / Immersive Design; Responsive Environments; Consumer: Ambient Environmental for "The Last Shot" (with AKQA & Brand Jordan)
One Show 2016 Silver Pencil - Responsive Environments: Innovation - Use of Technology; Innovation: Environmental / Immersive Design for "The Last Shot" (with AKQA & Brand Jordan)
D&AD 2016 Wood Pencil for "The Last Shot" (with AKQA & Brand Jordan)
Cannes Lion 2015 for Design, Cyber, Promo and Activation, and Branded Content and Entertainment for "The Last Shot" (with AKQA & Brand Jordan)
Art Directors Club Young Guns 5 winner
Type Directors Club Certificate of Typographic Excellence for "CMT Top 20 Countdown" show package
365: AIGA Year in Design 2001
Juror for Art Directors Club Young Guns 13
Juror for Motion in the Art Directors Club 94th Annual Awards
Instructor at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY from 2014 - 2015
Speaker at RE:DESIGN/UXD 2014