I'm Dan, a conceptual
art director for the digital age.

The trick is finding that little coal and then blowin' on it till it's flame. – Luke Sullivan

Fix The Debt

The bi–partisan, non–profit organization Fix The Debt needed to make an impact during October 2012. The Fiscal Cliff was looming and Congress needed to make a deal to keep the US from entering a depression. How do you simply demonstrate to Congress and the country the short and long-term effects of not solving the Debt Crisis?

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It’s my bread and butter, my favorite thing
to do and my backbone of my skill set.
At The Creative Circus, the mantra is
"Concept is King". I hope you have a lot
of Sharpies, because I like to cover the
walls with concepts.

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Responsive Web. Flash. Social Media. Mobile. Formats and media buys are becoming narrower and more complex. I have the skills to take the placement into consideration,
find the limits and play within them.

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User Experience

I make it simple.

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I wrote 12 scripts for my first TV assignment. The creative director wanted to "keep it loose" and threw them out (including the one with Larry Holmes as an angel). I don't have
a huge reel, but I still have the same
enthusiasm for TV as I did as a junior.

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Dominion Energy
Veteran Recruitment

The best way I can describe a campaign is–a story that is so big,
you can’t tell it all in a single ad. To raise awareness for a major
energy provider’s veteran recruitment program, creative executions
were tailored specific to each media channel.

See the full campaign

About Dan

A strong strategic, conceptual and systematic thinker. Creative Circus-trained Art Director. UX Designer. Information Architect. Retoucher. Flash Animator.
Hand-coder. And every now and then I'll write
a decent headline.

843 504 7221
Branding + Identity
User Experience
Creative Cloud
Retouching + Compositing
UI Design
Digital Production
A Few Clients
And A Little Praise