Donald Swain

Donald Swain

Bethlehem, PA, US



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.



Synchronoss, Bethlehem, PA, US, User Interface Designer

Collaborate with the product and engineering teams to craft high quality user experiences through the design of the customer facing user interface, and iPhone and Android mobile applications. Participate in the software development life-cycle including: functional definition, user flows, interaction models, wireframes, prototypes, site maps, navigation schemas, and polished visual designs.

Sep 2014 - current

Modern Good, Havertown, PA, US, Associate Designer

Developed conceptual and visual brand prototypes and visual identity systems across a spectrum of touchpoints for clients such as: Ballet X, Shut up and Dance and The Merriam Theatre.

Nov 2013 - Sep 2014

Post University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Graphic Designer

Supported the Marketing Director in conceptualizing, designing and executing a wide range of projects. Said projects includes, but were not limited to, digital projects such as email blasts, home pages, and social updates, as well as printed works such as store signage and marketing needs. These projects spanned across departments from e-commerce to marketing and sales.

Jul 2012 - Nov 2013


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


Hiiibrand Bronze Awards 2013, Award

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


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.


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.


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