Ian 'Arge' Hargest
Creative Director Of Sound
Ian ‘Arge’ Hargest is an award-winning Sound Designer with 25 years’ experience designing and mixing for TV, radio and cinema, as well as Dolby Atmos and immersive sound. Early on in his career, he was an integral force in launching Saatchi & Saatchi’s sound team and in the years that followed enjoyed tenures at Blue Post, ENVY and his current home at Absolute.
Arge has garnered a hareem of loyal clients, collaborating with world-renowned brands including British Airways, Sky, adidas, Carlsberg, Toyota, VISA, Ikea, Sony and so many more. In broadcast, he’s created sound for BBC, Channel 4 and ITV, and he’s even composed a bit of music along the way.
Throughout his incredibly successful career, Arge has celebrated wins at award shows including D&AD, Creative Circle, British Arrows, Kinsale Sharks, and Promax, as well as a mighty four wins at the Music+Sound Awards.
He lists his career highlight as contributing to the 2012 Olympics campaign, but can’t not mention that time Patrick Stewart delivered him the simple brief to ‘"Make it so Arge!”