I'm Dan Jae Smith.
Graphic Designer and Illustrator from Frederick, MD.

With almost a decade of print, publication, and full-service marketing and design experience under my belt as well as, I have thrived on the collaborative nature of design and the impact that it can have in my community. ​I'm happy to figure ways out to solve design problems to best fit your needs and create eye-catching end results.

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hot off the press

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work on a multitude of community projects—from local lifestyle magazines to more recent print designs ranging from brochure design to full campaign collateral with custom illustrations.


design in motion

Motion graphics projects from product promotion to logo animation, developed using Adobe's After Effects program


let's get social

It's more important than ever to be seen on social media. Do it with vibrant and attention-grabbing graphics on your front page. Featuring client graphics from a variety of local businesses and organizations from campaigns and events, to promotional deals.

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worth a thousand words

Illustration has always been a passion of mine. Below are some of my recent personal projects and art commissions. If you're interested in an illustration commission, be sure to reach out for more information! And follow me on my Instagram art account for my latest illustrations.

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