Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator, Web Specialist — Offers a Comprehensive Range of Services to Tell the Story of Your Business
San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, California
As an Art Director and former Project Manager and Administrator, Dan Grant combines a keen sense of design and aesthetics with an understanding of business essentials, marketing and the importance to his clients of honoring deadlines, budgets and promotional schedules. He finds a balance between design and the written word so that words and images send the right message to your target audience.But creativity is not enough for the success of a design project. Dan brings to his work a wide range of skills including team leadership, conceptual thinking as well as presentation and communication skills.
For over 25 years he has provided creative services (on and offline) to help corporations, outside agencies, in-house marketing and sales departments and small businesses be memorable in the marketplace.
Dan founded iDig Design (now iDig Creative) in 2001. iDig Creative is a design agency offering marketing campaigns, art direction and graphic design across the full spectrum of print, web and multimedia projects: flash animation concepts, storyboards, sound design, interactive ActionScript programming, identity branding, corporate collateral, print ads, direct mail, newsletters, packaging, catalogs, annual reports, brochures, trade show collateral, photography and illustrations.
Previously he was art director and senior graphic designer for various corporations. He has been involved in just about every facet of large and small design projects, including projects for LA County, Southern California Edison, Hon Industries, Kroger, Adobe and the University of the Pacific as well as a wide range of small and mid-sized businesses.
Dan’s practical experience is backed up by solid education. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a BA in Studio Art and Lithography. He studied computer design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and took part in the MBA program at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. His Webmaster Certificate is from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his Digital Multimedia Certificate is from the Technology Development Center in Ventura, California. But his education didn’t stop there. He continues to keep up to date with the latest developments in technology.
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