Ian Hargest, more commonly known as 'Arge', has 20 years experience as a Sound Designer and Dubbing Mixer. Specialising in Commercials and also extensive work on TV promos, Trailers and Channel Branding.
Experienced at mixing Dolby Digital for the Cinema.
As well as 5.1 for TV and radio commercials.
Plus music composition for commercials and channel branding.
Awards include D&AD, Creative Circle, British Arrows, Aerial Awards, Promax and Music and Sound Awards.
Many for specific works of Sound Design. More recently these include a Music and Sound Award Best Sound in a Trailer or Promo for E4 Skins and a D&AD Best Use of Sound Design award for Oral B "Bleeping Christmas". Plus Promax Gold Best use of Sound Design award for ITV Sport.
Leading current agency clients include, Saatchi & Saatchi, M&C Saatchi, WCRS, JWT, COI, Grey, Mother, McCann, BBH, TBWA, CHI, Kream, McCanns, Ogilvy, Across The Pond, AMV BBDO, Adam & Eve DDB and RKCR/Y&R.
Leading Campaigns worked on, Smirnoff, Littlewoods, Very, Royal Navy, Vodafone, Ford, Adidas, Honda, Anchor, BMW, Budweiser, Seat, Orange, Puma, Google, Nintendo, Sega, Santander, Playstation, Toyota. Vodafone, NSPCC, Matel, T-Mobile, Lexus, Nestle, Dove, McDonalds, Carlsberg, NSPCC, British Airways, Lloyds, Castlemaine XXXX, Sony, Procter and Gamble, Nestle, Monster.com, VISA, Oral B, Smithwicks, Bulmers, Mikado, Airwaves, Ikea, Sainsbury's, Innocent.
Leading current broadcast clients include, Channel 4 and 4 Creative, BBC and Red Bee, ITV Creative, Sky Creative, Five, Discovery Channel.
Arge's career path has also included 3 years as a Senior Sound Designer at Blue Post Production, 10 years as a Sound Designer for Saatchi & Saatchi and 3 years writing music for Jeff Wayne Music.
Currently has 10 years experience working for Envy Post Production.