Typefaces, typography, and graphic design by Dan Rhatigan

Professional experience

April 2011 to September 2015
Type Director

December 2008 to December 2010
Typeface Designer

October 1996 to June 2008
Publishing Technologies Analyst

May 1996 to February 2006
Freelance Graphic Designer

November 1999 to April 2000
Product Support Specialist

Christopher Johnson and Associates

August to October 1998
Senior Designer

July 1995 to January 1996
Studio Technician

October 1992 to July 1995
Senior Typesetter


February to September 1992
Freelance Graphic Designer

May 1991 to September 1992
Graphic Designer


The School of Visual Arts

July 2014 to present
Instructor: Typography as Language

ArtEZ Institute of the Arts

September 2008 to July 2012
Lecturer: Art Branding

The University of Reading Department of Typography & Graphic Communication

November 2008 to December 2009
Sessional Lecturer: Typeface design projects for the BA program

July 2009, July 2010
Lecturer: Intensive Typeface Design short course

The City College of New York , City University of New York

September 2004 to June 2006
Adjunct Instructor: Undergraduate graphic Design & Typography courses

Pratt Institute Center for Continuing and of Professional Studies

October 1998 to December 1999
Instructor: Mac Computer Competency, Quark Xpress, Adobe Photoshop


Boag Associates

BBC World Service (with M9 Design)

Google (Web Fonts)


Performance Space 122

SpeakEasy Stage Company


The University of Reading

October 2006 to September 2007 ; MA with distinction in typeface design

Winner, Monotype Foundation scholarship

Pratt Institute

January 1999 to December 1999
Coursework in the graduate communications design program

Boston University School for the Arts

September 1988 to May 1992; BFA magna cum laude in graphic design, minor in art history

Academic honors include the Trustee Scholarship, the Edward Stein Award for Excellence in the Arts, and four years on the Dean’s List

Additional coursework in the graduate graphic design program

Regis High School

September 1984 to June 1988; graduated with honors