John Likens is a multidisciplinary director with a focus on design and animation for film and television. Recognized with winning an Emmy Award for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction, a SXSW Title Design Award, and a spot on Shots’ Rising Stars list, he’s well known for crafting memorable visuals.
John started his career in New York creating stunning motion graphics for commercial, film, and gaming clients. His passion for film has led him to design cinematic title sequences for "Deadpool 2", HBO’s “The Night Of,” Cinemax's "Warrior," "The Twilight Zone" for CBS, FX’s “Taboo,” and the award-winning titles for Netflix’s “Godless,” among others.
John’s work also includes the holographic UI designs that appear in “Iron Man 3,” “RoboCop,” and “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” He provided design direction for the Netflix documentary “Mission Blue,” and art directed Red Bull’s first feature documentary “Blood Road.” Before Method, John worked as a freelancer in many top NY studios including The Mill and Framestore.
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