Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts

Design DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts

Design DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a London-based Creative Director / Art Director with 15 years experience across different disciplines, from luxury fashion advertising to retail environments. I'm versatile, confident and very effective in leading both creative projects and teams throughout the entire process, from concept to realisation. In my last role, I directed a design team of 2D, 3D and eCom designers, while also working on retail interior and art direction concepts myself. I've worked at large agencies like Grey, fashion-focused agencies like Spring and Wednesday, boutique retail agencies like Harlequin and Neighbour and produced campaigns for clients such as Tom Ford, Calvin Klein and Puma.
Projects
  • Hyperbolic Brewing
    Hyperbolic BrewingBranding and ongoing creative direction for Hyperbolic Brewing, a London-based independent craft brewery. Established in 2017, Hyperbolic is an award-winning brewing project for its full-flavoured fruit sours, Imperial Stouts and experimental ‘Paraboloid’ series. The brand’s identity is influenced by the duality of the word ‘hyperbolic’; the branding being inspired by the curved properties of a hyperbola and the labels expressing hyperbole and exaggeration. Illustration: drdinnermint Animation
  • MALLA Fitness
    MALLA FitnessDesign concept for MALLA, a Los Angeles-based studio utilising a fitness program born from the traditional Indian gymnastic discipline Mallakhamb. The name Mallakhamb means ‘wrestling pole’ and the workout incorporates pole-based exercises such as climbing. The playful, elongated letterforms of the MALLA logo are intended to represent the an athlete’s interaction with the MALLA fitness equipment. Agency: Neighbour
  • Puma IMT 20/21
    Puma IMT 20/21Typographic directional signage for Puma IMT 20/21. Full project coming soon. Agency: Neighbour
  • Berghaus Dean Street
    Berghaus Dean StreetDesign and art direction for Berghaus ‘Dean Street’ SS20, a collection which pays homage to the brand’s original birthplace of Newcastle, celebrating its heritage and exploring its rich archive dating back to the 1980s. Embodying the feeling of nostalgia, the collection plays on the rave scenes of the 90s, Britpop and terrace culture. The collection sees Berghaus bring back a selection of unisex styles from the brand’s archive that stretches back over 50 years. This campaign had a reach of 15
  • Calvin Klein logo animations
    Calvin Klein logo animationsKinetic type logo animations used to launch Calvin Klein's new sub brands. Animation: Mario Epsley Graphic design: Tom Balchin
  • Lucky Seven
    Lucky SevenDesign and art direction for the rebranding and positioning of the premium headwear brand Lucky Seven.
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Work history
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    Made Thought logo
    Design DirectorMade Thought
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Made Thought are a creative office that believes in heartfelt strategy and exquisite visual craft to create brands, products and experiences that people fall in love with.
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    Senior Art DirectorNeighbour
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Direction
  • Retail Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Concept
  • Management
  • Design Management
  • Design Leadership
  • Video
  • Branding
Education
    University for the Creative Arts logo
    University for the Creative Arts logo
    BA (Hons) Visual CommunicationUniversity for the Creative Arts
    Maidstone, United Kingdom