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Donald Swain

Donald Swain

Bethlehem, PA, US

 

About 

Donald is an award-winning designer with three years of experience creating iconic brand communications and consumer experiences for top-tier consumer brands, professional service corporations, and non-profit organizations, around the globe. 

His heavy involvement in the branding efforts of various corporate and public entities has allowed him to consult in ways to establish, improve and perfect brand value. He has spent three years working closely with clients and colleagues to create visual communications that function across multiple touch-points.

Donald strives for simplicity in his work, in belief that effective visual communication is essential in helping organizations maximize their true potential. As such, Donald’s desire is to utilize his knowledge and experience to deliver the most creative solutions to his clients and their audiences.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Synchronoss, Bethlehem, PA, US, User Interface Designer

Responsible for producing high-quality visual assets and iconography that represent the theme of Synchronoss-branded products. Collaborate with the product development team and engineers to conceptualize, design, prototype, test, and iterate innovative consumer-facing products.

Sep 2014 - current
 

Modern Good, Havertown, PA, US, Associate Designer

Developed conceptual and visual brand prototypes and visual identity systems for clients which include Ballet X, Shut up and Dance and The Merriam Theatre. Worked in collaboration with the Creative and Design Directors to define a vision for individual projects and initiate the development and refinement of design concepts and solutions.

Nov 2013 - Sep 2014
 

Post University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Graphic Designer

Provided support to the Marketing Director in conceptualizing, designing and executing cohesive print and digital materials. Directed the production of brand-worthy visual campaigns that included a 32-page publication printed bi-weekly, interactive website, events, e-mail marketing and SMS marketing.

Jul 2012 - Nov 2013
 

Education 

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Bachelors Fine Arts

Recieved Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Dean’s List Recipient- GPA of 3.62 Graduated cum laude, June 2012

Sep 2008 - May 2012
 

Awards 

Hiiibrand Bronze Awards 2013, Award

Recipient of the Hiiibrand Award 2013 competition, an international award honoring brand design.

2013
 

AIGA (re)Design Awards, Award

Winner of the AIGA (Re)designAwards competition, recognizing design that challenges us to (re)think the world and our choices.

2013
 

UArts Graphic Design Faculty Award, Award

Award received at the University of the Arts recognizing designers who address serious social, environmental and economic issues through design execution.

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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