Sean Lopano

Senior Design, Brand Experience

San Francisco, CA, USA
Currently a Senior Design in Brand Experience at Old Navy seeking work as an Design Director who focuses on crafting brand strategy and visual identity. I design with a great foundation in strategy, keeping a keen eye on the current state of affairs to provide topical creative direction that is unique, provocative, honest, challenging, differentiating and effective.

Graduated with a Masters Degree in Brand Strategy from the School of Visual Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Art in Design from the University of Texas at Austin.

Skilled in all forms of Adobe Creative Suite, metal welding, digital photo editing and comping, HTML 5 and CSS 3.

A lover of chocolate, vintage boots, typography, music, Leica cameras, desert, beaches, beards, oysters, and cowboys.

Work Experience

Venables Bell & Partners

Senior Brand Designer

March 2016 - San Francisco, California, United States


Senior Design, Brand Experience

June 2014 - February 2016 California, United States


Senior Designer

April 2013 - Present San Francisco, California, United States

The Office Of Sean Lopano


Specializing in brand identity, interactive design, art and creative direction, environmental design and printed matter for select fashion and luxury clientele; including, The Guggenheim Foundation, The Wall Street Journal, Bulldog Gin, Bootleg, & Altivity Paper and Package.
December 2010 - April 2013 New York, United States

Sean Lopano As Himself

Brand Consultant and Designer

Mother, New York
Assisted with the design of a major cosmetics company’s new packaging and print advertising.

AR, New York, New York
Design development and design of the 2010 Banana Republic International brand launch, advertising and interactive campaign.

Tender Creative, New York, New York
Design development for FountaineBleau Resorts interactive website and reservations system.
March 2008 - April 2013 New York, United States

Urbanspace Realtors

Creative Director

Maintenance and revitalization of the Urbanspace brand, image, advertising, print and online material and collateral. A multi-million dollar real estate brokerage employing over 50 agents state-wide.
June 2009 - January 2011 Austin, Texas, United States

Threshold Furniture & Design

Creative Director

Created and managed the Threshold brand, image, advertising, print and online campaigns or a national, luxury European furniture store and e-commerce retailer. In 2011 the Threshold brand and naming rights were sold to the Target Corporation.
June 2009 - January 2011 Texas, United States


School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

MPS Branding

Recently graduate with my Masters in Professional Studies in Branding from the School of Visual Arts. Thesis concentration: Strategy, client: Kimberely Clark Coporation.
September 2011 - July 2012 New York, United States

University Of Texas At Austin

BFA in Design

Concentration: graphic design, photography, architecture
August 2003 - May 2007 Austin, Texas, United States

The Chinati Foundation

Design Residency

Created new graphic concepts and directions for new art education programs in the local community.
May 2005 - August 2005 Marfa, Texas, United States

The University Of Houston


August 2001 - May 2003 Houston, Texas, United States


The Austin Addy Awards

Best of Show, Print


The Austin Addy Awards

Gold Addy Award, Direct Marketing Category



Vectorworks, Adobe Creative Suite, AfterEffects, Aperture, Autocad, Digital Photography, Editing, Iwork, Lightroom, Mac OSX, Post Production, Sketchup, Studio Lighting , TYPE MANAGEMENT,