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WELCOME. You have reached the portfolio site of Dan Freitas.
Living and working in Providence, RI, Dan is currently the Creative Director and Head Designer at Thames & Kosmos (thamesandkosmos.com), publisher and distributor of educational science kits, craft kits, games, and magic sets. He still undertakes the occasional freelance job for clients new and old and loves to collaborate with friends on fun side projects. He is a big fan of loud music, big-letter postcards, Iceland, The Empire Strikes Back, and all things pizza, to name a few.
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Thames & Kosmos
Creative Director / Designer, 2014 - Present
Art Director / Designer, 2010 - 2014
Graphic Designer, 2007 - 2010
Design and direct product and company materials for an educational science kit company. Product material including branding, packaging design, instruction manuals, kit component graphics, and product videos. Company design including company logo, business cards and stationary, website, catalog creation, advertising materials, tradeshow signage, store displays.
Freelance Designer, 2005 - present
Branding and identity, website design, as well as music show posters, band merchandise, album art, and apparel design.
Los Angeles, CA
Art Director / Designer, 2007
As lead designer for an organic clothing company in Los Angeles, worked one on one with owner to develop the company’s brand and identity. Responsible for the design, direction and theme of clothings graphics as well as print material, including catalogs, line sheets, press releases, and company website. Also mailers, web banners and ad materials.
Running Press Kids / Steven Caney Design
Graphic Designer, 2005 - 2006
Worked in house with author Steven Caney and his team to develop the design conventions and page layouts for a comprehensive children’s non-ﬁction book (Stephen Caney’s Ultimate Building Book, Running Press Kids, 2006). Assisted in model building and photography for book contents.
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Dreamweaver, Flash. Familiar with After Effects.
Packaging design, book design and layout, branding / identity, poster design, signage, and web design.
Drawing, painting, digital drawing and painting, animation, printmaking.
Rhode Island School of Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration, 2005
Sydney College of the Arts
Printmedia / Electronic and Temporal Art, 2004
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