Danny Jacobs



San Francisco

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Professional Experience

Independent Design Consultant
April 2007 - Present
San Francisco, California

User interface, website, identity and print design for a broad spectrum of clients ranging from Jamba Juice to Bank of America.

Motorola Moblity - Principal Visual Designer
May 2011 – October 2015
Sunnyvale, California

Lead visual designer for wearables, most notably the Moto 360 smart watches. Provided visual design and implementation guidance for hero Android software experiences. Worked with Motorola's brand team to extend the company's visual language for new product lines.

Razorfish – Senior Art Director
March 2003 - March 2007
San Francisco, California

Website, software and identity design for corporate clients, including Fortune 500 companies. Designed and developed marketing/communication campaigns and materials. Clients include Visa, Genentech, Sun Microsystems, AT&T and Hitachi.

Cooper – Senior Visual Designer
March 2002 - March 2003
San Francisco, California

Designed and developed software interfaces for industry-leading clients. Work ranges from user interface solutions for major software developers to visual aspects of conceptual research projects. Also implemented a refresh to the Cooper identity, including a complete redesign of the firm's website.

iXL, Inc. – Art Director
December 1997 - January 2002
Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, California

Art directed and designed customer acquisition sites, digital marketing campaigns, industry portals, extranets, intranets and e-commerce sites for such clients as Virgin Atlantic, Disney, Lockheed Martin and PBS. Developed marketing campaigns for iXL and contributed creative strategy to business development projects.

 

Education

Bradley University – Peoria, Illinois
Bachelor of Science, May 1997

Major: Graphic Design
Minor: Art History

In addition to core curriculum, designed two online digital photography exhibits which garnered multi-year sponsorship from Adobe and Hewlett Packard. Assisted in the development and operation of a state-of-the-art multimedia lab. Founded a student-published e-zine with a staff of more than twenty.


recognition & Affiliations

W3 Gold Award Winner, Adobe Marketplace Web Site, October 2009
Profiled in Package & Design Magazine (China), May 2008
Sichuan Designer's Association, Earthquake Relief Poster Exhibition
Print Magazine Regional Design Annual, Logo Design
American Corporate Identity - Award of Excellence, Logo Design
AIGA 50: 6th Biennial Design Exhibition, Web Site Design
The Net Magazine - Site of the Year Award

Member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Member of the AIGA Center for Cross-Cultural Design