Art Director, Animator,  Designer

SEAN TYLER FERGUSON

crest2.gif
 
 
 
 
 

Sean is a multifaceted designer who specializes in Art Direction with technical expertise in motion graphics. He’s widely experienced in graphic design, branding, video editing, color correction, 3D animation, and video jockeying.

 

He developed a passion for design while growing up in Kobe, Japan and focused on motion graphics at Parsons School Of Design, where he explored a broad range of digital media in the course of completing his BFA in Design & Technology.

 

He is well-versed in the Adobe CC suite and Cinema 4D, and experienced with the high-pressure inner workings of production and design agencies.

 

BRANDED PARTNERSHIPS, MOTION GRAPHICS & ANIMATION

COMPLEX

March 2018 - Current

 

Art Director for new Brand Partnerships shows, and Animator and Motion Designer for existing shows. Working across departments to supervise and execute creative. Collaborating closely with the Strategy department to devise logistics and ideate creative for motion and video projects, as well as social and experiential work.


 

ART DIRECTOR 

VOX

December 2017 - March 2018

 

Worked with a dedicated team to produce the premiering season of Explained, airing on Netflix. Oversaw art direction, working closely with a team of animators and editors while directly contributing animation. Facilitated delivery of consistent, on-brand, and innovative materials on schedule.

ART DIRECTOR 

ROC NATION | SCHEME ENGINE

April 2014 - December 2017

 

Directed all aspects of design for digital media. Worked directly on motion graphics and animation projects. Projects spanned music videos, sports promotions, lifestyle docs, commercial spots, concert films, and branded content. Worked firsthand on all elements of the production process, from creative to finishing, 3D animation, and video jockeying for live performances. Clients include Beyoncé, Adidas, Rihanna, Jay-Z, McDonald’s, and Vitamin Water.

 

ANIMATOR

MAGNET MEDIA

October 2013 - April 2014

 

Worked as the lead animator of original content and contributed to company-wide commercial productions. Duties ranged from creative direction to labor-intensive animation, project oversight, and production. Produced a steady stream of lifestyle and cooking shows with a small team.

 

ANIMATOR, GRAPHIC DESIGNER 

FREELANCE

November 2010 - September 2013

 

Provided motion graphics for branded content and documentary work for Scheme Engine, content producer for LIFE+TIMES. Acted as the chief contributor to the website's art curation section. I worked for a wide range of companies, providing services including pre-production, post-production, editing, motion graphics, graphic design, and branding; completing a number of brand identities, web content, and TV commercials.

 

SKILLS

  • 3D Animation

  • Adobe CC Suite

  • Art Direction

  • Branding

  • Color Correction

  • Conccept Ideation

  • Editing

  • Graphic Design

  • Motion Graphics

  • Production & Post-Production

  • Video Jockeying