/// Dan Gardner
Co-Founder & Creative Director, UX | CODE AND THEORY
Dan Gardner is the Co-Founder and Executive Creative Director, UX at Code and Theory, a creative agency that designs products and brand experiences across platforms.
Gardner founded the company in 2001 with Brandon Ralph, and has since expanded it to a global team, making it one of the largest remaining independent digital creative agencies in the U.S. Today, the company counts among its clients Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Burger King, Maybelline New York, Comcast, SiriusXM, Condé Nast International, Hearst and Time Inc. Widely recognized as an innovator in product and brand design, Gardner has created multi-platform design systems for clients like Comcast, MobiTV, and NBC, and has helped launch and redesign some of the biggest media properties in the world, including Vogue, Mashable and The Verge. Gardner has spoken at Internet Week New York and SXSW, and is regularly quoted by the media on industry trends, including how design impacts the newsroom. His passion for great design is shared by his colleagues, and has helped Code and Theory garner many industry honors, including multiple Webby Awards, Yellow Pencils, One Show Interactive Awards, Horizon Interactive Awards, accolades from both Communication Arts and FWA, and several min “Best of the Web” awards.