Former Stardust creative director has completed high-profile spots for brands such as Air Jordan, Samsung and Starbucks.
Santa Monica, CA -- ArsenalFX, a visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial effects, has named Sean Starkweather as creative director.
“Prior to his start, we had enjoyed working with Sean on some wonderful projects,” said ArsenalFX executive producer Ashley Hydrick. “Simply put, we were impressed by his ability to introduce an endless stream of creative ideas and solutions. We’re very happy to welcome Sean into our family.”
As a creative director with expertise in the full gamut of commercial production -- from the concept and design phases through final finishing -- Starkweather is excited to be joining ArsenalFX.
“My goal is to further our reach with clients in the design and graphics sectors,” he says. “We’ve got an awesome team of artists and producers and I look forward to this new opportunity to work with them on a wide range of projects.”
Prior to joining ArsenalFX, Starkweather was a creative director at Stardust, finishing high-profile spots for brands such as Air Jordan, Samsung and Starbucks. Prior to that, he completed creative direction on campaigns for Toyota, Yahoo!, Blackberry RIM, Microsoft, Hyundai, U.S. Cellular and BP.
Starkweather studied Graphic Design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After graduating in 2006, he worked as an Art Director and Lead Animator at leading motion design studios in Los Angeles, including Logan and Blind. He also worked on feature film main titles for Up in the Air and The September Issue.