Daniel Swanick Résumé

A concept driven, smart thinking, multitasking, highly experienced Art Director. I have nearly a decade of experience creating digital and traditional integrated marketing campaigns from concept to final design. I approach every project from a strategic level and deliver engaging, conceptually driven ideas. I’ve had the pleasure of working on a variety of different brands, both large and small; from retail to food, home improvement and tourism, to health and financial.

I’ve worked along side copywriters, planners, illustrators and photographers, and led creative-teams, designers and developers. My tools of choice are pen and paper, but I can make a mouse and monitor sing too. I also have the ability to stay calm under pressure and work quickly to adapt to multiple client needs, including working in different styles.

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Eden Advertising & Interactive

Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer, 2015 – 2018

The Backroom Agency

Senior Art Director, 2010 – 2015; Freelance Art Director, 2009 – 2010

GWP Brand Engineering

Junior Art Director, 2008


2002 – Present

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Ontario College of Art & Design

AOCAD Diploma, Advertising, 2007

Centennial College

Certificate, Visual Art Fundamentals, 2001

Extra Skills

  • Adobe CS — Latest versions
  • Google Web Designer
  • WordPress, HTML and CSS knowledge
  • Digital marketing and social media management
  • Video editing and moderate Final Cut Pro skills
  • Headline and short-form copywriting



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