Ian studied directing at the National Film and Television School and his graduation film Doubt on Loan was nominated for a Royal Television Society Student Award. Following his graduation, Aryeh was named as on of Chanel 4's directors to watch. He was also selected as one of Broadcast's Hotshot directors in 2016. In December 2015, Aryeh joined Emmerdale as a trainee. He received his first Emmerdale directing credit in May 2018.
He has previously directed On the Wembely Cup, a football comedy/drama for YouTube. He has also directed for The 4 O'Clock Club, Night Bus and Doubt on Loan as well as adverts for CNN, Aldi, Imperial Leather, Google.