Donald Swain

Donald Swain

Bethlehem, PA, US



Donald is an experienced, award-winning designer with an eye for detail and innovation as well as the competency to manage projects from start to finish.  His heavy involvement in the branding efforts of various corporate and public entities has allowed him to consult in ways to help establish or improve brand and brand value.  He has worked with a variety of clients ranging from start-up companies to well-established corporations, including, but not limited to, The UPS Store, 100 Percent™, The Merriam Theater, Seratis, and The Philadelphia Department of Health, where he led a design team’s branding efforts for a new Hepatitis C awareness campaign.  Donald’s forté lies in assisting corporations in the growth of their brand thus allowing them to become leaders in their competitive fields.  



Synchronoss, Bethlehem, PA, US, User Interface Designer

Responsible for designing clean, informational yet captivating user interfaces for web and mobile software applications throughout the entire product lifecycle, from initial strategy, design concepts to final design deliverables.

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, Junior 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


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.


Hiiibrand Bronze Awards 2013, Award

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


UArts Graphic Design Faculty Award, Award

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


Areas of Specialization 


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