Aardvark Multimedia provides creative services to businesses and organizations. Founded in 2012, Aardvark Multimedia began by offering video production & web design services. Aardvark has produced a variety of videos including commercials, promotional materials, documentaries & animations and has designed websites for local businesses such as dance ensembles, non-profit groups, fitness instructors, fabricators & more. In addition to video and web design, Aardvark provides graphic design services such as logo design, photo edits, and printed materials.
Since its start, Aardvark has become more active in several projects. In these projects, Aardvark Multimedia takes on a more involved role in multiple aspects including project management, business strategy, branding & media production.
Founder Ardalan Sedghi moved to Detroit to participate in the city's growing creative economy. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Brain, Behavior & Cognitive Sciences, Sedghi completed an entrepreneurship & business planning class through the BUILD institute. Now located in the Bay Area, Sedghi is an avid student of web design, technology, marketing, branding, psychology, entrepreneurship & business.
Graphic & Web Design
Rachel Mulder is a Detroit-based designer. Rachel is a graduate from the University of Michigan Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning. In addition to her design work with Aardvark Multimedia, Rachel is a co-founder in the collective Thing Thing which works with plastic and other materials to make experimental design objects. She likes to make things, do yoga and hang out with her dog Mari.
Ellen Rutt is a Detroit-based multi-disciplinary artist and designer. Ellen has worked as a creative director and graphic designer on many projects throughout Detroit, including Murals in the Market with 1xRUN, Studio F for Fathead, CultureLab Detroit’s GreenSpace, and work for Doner advertising.
Marissa is a Detroit-based photographer with four years of professional photography experience. Previous clients include Virgin Atlantic, Pelle Pelle, GRAZIA Magazine, and National Geographic Books. She spent the summer of 2015 documenting the creators of American roadside attractions as a National Geographic Explorer.