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Make something new. Everyday. Every time.
Inspire people to do something more, and to be better.
Be curious about the world, and work on it together.
Stay clear of the dark side.

Senior Creative Director
San Francisco, California
1991-96 & 2006-Present
As Senior Creative Director in Adobe Studio, part of Global Marketing, I am responsible for how the brand is visualized and communicated through partnerships, campaigns, product splash idents and brand identity. I manage and mentor art directors, designers and writers, develop innovative creative solutions and guide creative to its destination.

London International Awards / 2004
Pixel Perfect book / 2000
AIGA Design Awards / 1996
CA Interactive Design Annual / 1994
Step By Step Graphics, Design Annual / 1992
Selected Lectures & Workshops
CCA, Adjunct Professor / San Francisco, California / 2016-Present / Graphic Design Tools Teacher
Adobe Studio Creative Quarterly / San Francisco, California / 2018-2020 / Event Organizer and Moderator
SXSW / Austin, Texas / 2016 / "Championing the Creative Community" Speaking Session
Warriors / Oakland, California / 2016 / Not On Our Ground Program Presenter
American Film Institute / Los Angeles, California / 1994 / "Woodstock 94 - Apple Newsroom" Presenter

Acrobat, Adobe XD, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Office,
Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Pro Tools, Slack

Original Music
In 2021, under the name Dolansky, I released an album mixed by
John Vanderslice titled ”I Soon May Not Be Recognizable Except By Shape”.
The music is intimate, haunting, witty and heart-wrenching. An American version of a European Leonard Cohen with hints of Matt Berninger of The National and Steve Kilby of The Church.
Check it out on Bandcamp, Spotify, and Apple Music.
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