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Dan Klotz

( aka Danferth )

Having worked in content creation, design, and development throughout my career and tackling the creative challenges posed across various industries, I am confident in overseeing and contributing to any project from concept to launch. If you feel these qualities are desirable within your team, I am available to discuss a position helping to move your organization into the future you envision.

Lead Developer & Designer

Thomson Instrument Company09/2010 - present

Thomson is a company that manufactures growth flasks and filtration equipment to sell to biotech labs worldwide. Currently, work as a lead developer and graphic designer. Throughout my employment, I have successfully redesigned, coded, and launched the company website multiple times as the company evolved. Also spearheaded a complete rebranding twice. Additionally have designed and built many internal applications for use by customers and in-house staff.

  • Responsible for website and internal applications
  • Maintain hosting and database accounts
  • All product photography, illustration & video production

Freelance Web Developer & Graphic Designer

AK illustrations06/2009 - 09/2010

AK illustrations was a self-employed business providing comprehensive print and web design services and marketing consultation. Mission was to provide services at a high standard while educating the client to take over campaigns on contract completion. Clients ranged from startups to large companies.

  • Full-service print and media design
  • Website design and coding
  • Consultation and education of clients

Production Manager & Lead Graphic Designer

Sign A Rama08/2005 - 06/2009

A Franchise sign company, producing everything from business cards to illuminated channel letters. Hired as a graphic designer and production assistant. Left company as production manager and lead graphic designer.

  • Design and layout of print marketing and signage
  • Consult on design, city code requirements, and cost of a project
  • Maintain vendor accounts, material selection, and purchase
  • Manage manufacture and installation of the final product

Graphic Designer & Technical Illustrator

Hunter Legal Graphics10/2004 - 08/2008

Hunter Legal Graphics specializes in technical illustration and detailed scale models. Hired as a technical illustrator and graphic designer, also worked on teams to build scale models for courtroom presentations.

  • Precise technical illustration for patent application
  • Orthographic and isometric mechanical drawings
  • Brochure and catalog design and layout
  • Scale models for courtroom presentation