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Sean Conrad

Senior Interactive Art Director

Greater, DC, USA
With over a decade of experience as a Creative Director, Art Director and Designer, I have led the creative process for award winning clients and industry leaders in: Entertainment, Hospitality, the Federal Government, Real Estate and Higher Education.

Currently, I am a detail-oriented Senior Interactive Art Director at an agency where I solve strategic problems for clients who present unique challenges. I guide the client and other team members from initial discovery through design, QA and site launch.

If you’d like to learn more about how I can help your team, please reach out via email (

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Work Experience


Senior Interactive Art Director

• Creative Director: Gables Residential, Montgomery College, UMUC

• Senior Interactive lead: Volkswagen of America
• UI/UX Design and Art Direction for overall improvements to V2
• Creative Director: HHS, NIH, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Cancer Institute (NCI)
• Art Director: King Arthur Flour, Army/Navy, NRA, Mayorga Coffee and more.
January 2010 District of Columbia, United States

Placid Minds

Creative Director / Owner

For over a decade I’ve provided design direction to clients such as: Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records, Billboard award-winning artist Dishwalla, Coca Cola and more.

• Art Director/Lead Designer for Warner Bros. International films: Firewall, The Good German, 300, Beowulf, Harry Potter, Lady in the Water.
• Creative Director for Dishwalla, consisting of: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation websites, 6-panel design for national release of self-titled album, and increased site traffic by 188%.
• Art Director and UI design for Sherlock Holmes experience site.
• Art Director for Warner Bros. Records sites: Chris Isaak, Jessica Harp, Inglorious Basterds.
December 1997 Greater, District of Columbia, United States

Sapient Nitro

Sr. Art Director (Contractor)

Our overall creative efforts led to vast improvements to the UI and content design of The Washington Post Online. I worked closely with the client to write creative documentation to support our overall design campaign, and a comprehensive set of design recommendations.

• Made recommendations for overall improvements to UI & site design for Washington Post.
• Working as a team, we analyzed personas and key data to establish a hierarchy of content.
• Wrote Creative Brief to outline our findings, and establish a voice to our creative goals.
October 2009 - December 2009 Arlington, Virginia, United States


Senior Art Director

Worked closely on a digital team to successfully pitch new business to Legendary Pictures and help launch their rapidly growing catalog of films.

• Successfully launched a comprehensive, interactive experience for Legendary Pictures.
• Led creative efforts to redesign the UI for Directv
March 2008 - October 2009 Irvine, California, United States


Art Director

While working with Project C I was a member of a highly talented creative team that worked on a constant flow of award-winning film sites.

• Art Director/Designer for the following film sites: A Mighty Heart, Changeling, Iron Man, American Gangster, Wanted, The Bourne Ultimatum, Gone Baby Gone, and The Kingdom.
December 2006 - September 2008 California, United States

Cimarron Group

Senior Art Director

• Art Director for multiple international film site campaigns: Firewall, 300, The Good German, Lady in the Water
• Art Director for MGM Grand (Cirque Du Soleil) 'KA'
December 2005 - May 2007 Hollywood, California, United States

Arnold Worldwide

Interactive Designer / Digital Art Director

Working on a close-nit team I helped design the award-winning launch of in 2005 and Art Directed the creative process, including a photo shoot for Choice Hotels International in 2009.

• Designed many aspects of the redesign; including promotional micro sites and UI.
• Worked closely with a team to write and design a series of online spots for Sleep Inn.
• Art Directed an online and offline sweepstakes campaign in partnership with Rachel Ray.
September 2004 - August 2009 Arlington, Virginia, United States


Penn State University

June 1997 - March 2001 State College, Pennsylvania, United States


The FWA - Favorite Website Awards

FWA Site of the Day: Wanted


The FWA - Favorite Website Awards

FWA Site of the Day: Wanted


Webby Awards

2008 Webby Honoree: WANTED


Webby Awards

2008 Key Art Nominee: The Bourne Ultimatum



Hospitality, Interactive Design, Art Direction, Creative Direction, Digital Photography, Digital Strategy, Federal Government , Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Intranet, Project Lead, Theatrical Film Sites, UI Design , Web Design, Wire Frames,