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About Me

I’m Dan Mall, a creative director & advisor from Philadelphia; an enthralled husband and dad; founder & Director of SuperFriendly; and co-founder of Typedia, The Businessology Show, No Chains, and swfIR. I was formerly Design Director at Big Spaceship, Interactive Director at Happy Cog, a technical editor for A List Apart, and singer/keyboard player for contemporary-Christian band Four24. I write about design and other issues on Twitter and right here on this site.

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I take pride in my ability to articulate and communicate ideas. I’ve written for notable publications like A List Apart and .NET Magazine. Right at home in front of a number of audiences, I’ve led client meetings, training sessions and workshops, and presentations to large groups at conferences like SXSW, An Event Apart, and Future of Web Design. Most recently, I’ve taught advertising at the Miami Ad School, web and graphic design at the University of the Arts, and Flash at the School of Visual Arts.

Having worked with clients like Google, Lucasfilm, Microsoft, GE, Wrigley, The Mozilla Foundation, Thomson Reuters, and The Sherwin-Williams Company, I have a passion for playing matchmaker between surprising art direction and intuitive interaction design.

A Brief Professional History

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A brief professional history
2004 Intern at TMX Communications
2004–2005 User Experience Designer at Electronic Ink
2005–2006 Web Designer/Strategist at Pixelworthy
2006–2009 Interactive Director at Happy Cog
2009–2012 Design Director at Big Spaceship
2012–present Founder/Design Director at SuperFriendly

I play and sing for Four24, a Philly-based contemporary Christian band.

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Go-to Guys & Gals

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