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Arisu Kashiwagi


Arisu is a designer and director based in New York. Born in Japan and raised in Los Angeles, Arisu graduated Yale University with her B.A. in Graphic Design. After several years at Imaginary Forces NY, she became freelance in 2007 and has built an extensive roster of work in main titles, commercials, experience design, branding, and video game cinematics.

Arisu has been Emmy-nominated for Marvel’s Jessica Jones main title sequence, which also earned Gold for Promax BDA Program Open/Titles. She has designed titles for both film and television, including Netflix’s Stranger Things, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Starz’s Magic City, and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. As a director, she has directed large scale video installations for clients such as Prada, Mr. Porter, USA Networks, and NYCxDesign.