Hello! Thanks for visiting SMD, the Minneapolis based design studio of Sean McGrath. Currently employed as a Creative Manager with NBC SportsNext, Sean has been a leader in web design, UX/UI design, graphic design and creative management for over fifteen years. His creative experience includes design and art direction while working with teams and independently, in both agency and in-house corporate environments. Projects have included websites, digital assets, logos, brand identity systems, books, catalogs, packaging, marketing collateral, environmental graphics and more.

Sean enjoys collaborating with teams, working directly with clients and partnering with a diverse network of creatives who are some of the industries best. He has partnered with corporations, cultural institutions, non-profits, professional sports teams, educational organizations and more to provide art direction, consultation and design services.


  • Scott White Contemporary Art
  • Joseph Bellows Gallery
  • San Diego State University
  • The Edina Education Fund
  • Van Cleve Fine Art
  • Monarch School
  • San Diego Chargers
  • Noel Baza Fine Art
  • Ergo Solution
  • Florida Panthers
  • MedVantx
  • Adventure 16
  • Artspace/Virginia Miller Galleries
  • Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Oslo Builders
  • SportsEngine
  • USA Hockey
  • PGA Jr League
  • Womens Premier Soccer League
  • Beat the Streets New York
  • MV Ventures/Viking Lakes
  • IronMan Group
  • Rock 'n' Roll Running Series
  • United Soccer League
  • Club Champions League
  • Epic Series Mountain Bike Races
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