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Dan NewmanCreative Director

Dan Newman

Armed with his Master’s in Computer Graphic Design from the Whanganui School of Design and the University of Waikato (where he also won a scholarship to study as a visiting researcher at FH Oberösterreich in Austria and Nottingham University in England), Dan comes to Springload after stints as Head of Design at Koordinates, and Creative Director at Xero.

From helping convince hundreds of thousands of small businesses to “Try Xero for free” to designing skeuomorphic mobile and tablet applications for clients like The Economist and Al Jazeera, Dan loves all aspects of design, particularly typography and user research.

Dan oversees our design team and is currently working with Klim Type Foundry.