I’m Dan Forbes.

I’ve had the pleasure of working for and along-side some of the most talented creatives & designers in the industry. I owe my instincts to all of those that have taken the time and patience to teach me. 


Amazon Global Brand Team
Associate Design Director—Seattle Washington, September 2015-Present
Responsibilities include managing a design team and working with business partners across the full Amazon ecosystem to implement customer-centric brand design.

Leo Burnett Worldwide
Senior Designer—Chicago Illinois, May 2009-August 2015
Responsibilities include concepting, design, art direction, presentation, managing junior designers and production designers for those projects across a variety of clients.

Deux North
Partner/Design Director
June 2012-Present
Responsibilities include branding, advertising, and product development.

Arnold Worldwide
Designer—Boston Massachusetts, May 2007- April 2009
Responsibilities include concept, design, and art direction of various mediums.
American Advertising Federation
Panelist—Chicago Illinois, 2012-2014
For 2 years I was asked to be a part of a panel, talking about and answering questions from students about starting a career in advertising as a designer/creative.

Mentor & Speaker—Chicago Illinois, 2014-2015
I've contributed to several AIGA programs involving career development mentorship to young designers and for students of the Chicago Public School system.

Art Center College of Design
Pasadena California, September 2004-April 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, with a focus on branding, graphic design, packaging and advertising.

McIntosh College School of Visual Communication
Dover New Hampshire, July 2002-December 2003
Associate of Arts Degree, focusing on visual communications.

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