OWNER | CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Stephan is the owner and Creative Director of IconArts Creative, a print advertising agency serving a wide-breadth of television and theatrical entertainment clients. Previously, Stephan was the co-founder and Creative Director for the award-winning advertising agency Iconisus.
Over his 29-year career, Stephan has worked in collaboration with Hollywood’s most prestigious film and television studios, leading the development and creative efforts for some of the industry’s most iconic campaigns. A few of his notable movie poster and key art finishes include Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”, Warner Brother’s “Heat”, FX Network’s “American Horror Story”, “Legion”, and “Trust”, Universal Studios’ “First Man” and “Fifty Shades”, and STX’s “I Feel Pretty” and “Second Act”.
Starting his career at The Walt Disney Company, Stephan entered the entertainment industry as a mail courier (following the footsteps of several other distinguished talents) and quickly rose to an Art Director in the feature film marketing department. After six years at Disney, Stephan was recruited to Seiniger Advertising, serving as the firm's Creative Director for more than six years.
A native to Southern California, Stephan grew up loving movies and television, and was inspired at an early age by the creative possibilities of the entertainment industry; a place where he could refine his innate artistic talents. Stephan attended the California Institute of the Arts, Art Center School of Design in Pasadena and Pepperdine University, where he graduated with a degree in Communications and Theater.