Sean McCarthy

Location Los Angeles

Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer at The Tangent Agency

Creative Director Graphic Designer Art Director
4 Projects

Work History

Art Director
The Tangent Agency
Sep 2018 – Apr 2020
Glendale, ca
+ Worked as both Art Director and Senior Graphic Designer for this creative design and strategy partner to many major studios, networks and brands. Managed a scaling team of up to 6 designers. Developed key art, marketing materials, graphic templates, mockups, packaging, style guides, logos, branding, and social content. Managed graphic assets and deliveries, regularly engaging with clients via email, slack and telephone.
Senior Graphic Designer
The Tangent Agency
May 2018 – Sep 2018
Glendale, CA
Director / Producer
Torn & Restored Pictures
Oct 2012 – Apr 2018
Woodland Hills, CA
+ Worked on both above and below the line in several levels of production. + Manages and coordinates development and production of all projects. + Worked closely with Casting Directors, Agents, Managers, and Talent. + Acted as lead Marketing Director overseeing all marketing, advertising and branding for the company. + Managed all web and social media outlets while working as a Producer, Editor, Director and Graphic Designer.
Production Assistant
ABC Signature Studios
May 2017 – Oct 2017
Silverlake, CA
Production Assistant (TNT's "ANIMAL KINGDOM")
Warner Horizon Television Inc.
Nov 2016 – May 2017
Burbank, CA
+ Worked as a Production Assistant (PA) both in the production office and on the set of TNT's flagship television series "Animal Kingdom".
Creative Consultant / Video Editor
Sicky Eyewear
2012 – 2015
Malibu, CA
+ Creative Consultant and designer for Malibu based sunglass company. + Created designs and detailed technical models for numerous styles of sunglasses. + Duties included photographing sample sunglasses, creating accurate scale models and designing original shapes, styles and measurements to be used toward the production of this new sunglass brand.
Graphic Designer / Photographer
King Baby Studio
2011 – 2012
Santa Monica, CA
+ Graphic artist and designer for jewelry and accessory company specializing in high end, edgy designs. + Duties included all fields of graphic design including jewelry design, web and print advertising, product and model photography, catalogue, look-book and line-sheet creation, and invitations for special events and promotions.
Creative Executive
Imprint Entertainment
2010 – 2011
Studio City, CA
+ Creative Director for production company whose credits had included the“ Twilight” film series. + Duties included new project-development via script coverage and revisions; creation of cast and director lists; managing interns; creating concept art; managing incoming projects; coordinating development with partners, clients, financiers, and talent.
Senior Graphic Designer
Backstage Artist Lounge
2009 – 2010
Brentwood, CA
+ Lead graphic designer for all major promotions and branding projects for this integrated marketing company specializing in gifting suites at major rock’n’roll festivals in the US and Canada. + Duties included creation of visual marketing materials as well as assisting with product placement.
Graphic Designer
JEM Sportswear
2006 – 2007
San Pedro, CA
+ Created designs for promotional sportswear company who manufactured apparel for various companies such as Hot Wheels, Ford Motor Co., Coca-Cola and Nintendo. + Also designed artwork for a men’s line of trendy T-shirts for Urban Outfitters, Hot Topic, Anchor Blue, Up Against The Wall and others.
Development Intern
Marvel Studios
Los Angeles, CA
+ Researched and compiled information on specific characters and action scenes for Marvel’s writers to use in generating ideas for future films.


University of Southern California
2005 – 2009
New York Film Academy