A designer, author, speaker, and father living in Salem, Massachusetts, Dan is the Founder and Principal of SimpleBits, a tiny web design studio.
A recognized expert in the field of standards-based web design, Dan has worked with YouTube, Microsoft, Google, MTV, ESPN, Electronic Arts, Blogger, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, and others. He also received a TechFellow award for Product Design & Marketing in early 2012.
Dan is Co-Founder and designer of Dribbble, a vibrant community for sharing screenshots of your work. Previously, he co-founded and designed Cork’d, the first social network for wine aficionados.
Dan enjoys sharing his simplistic approach to web design, while spreading the word on the standards-based markup and style techniques he’s collected by speaking at conferences and events around the globe.
He’s currently an aspiring clawhammer banjoist and occasionally wears a baseball cap.