Let’s get to know…Dan Jordan
Who or what is your main influence?
Any graphic designers/musicians/filmakers/writers that disrupt and constantly evolve. Dixon Baxi. Robot Food. David Bowie. Alex Turner. Tarantino. David Fincher. Donna Tartt. Irvine Welsh.
Describe yourself in 3 words.
Loyal, hard-working, inquisitive
What’s your favourite thing about your job?
Two things. The process of branding. Receive brief. Research. Ideation. Sketches in notepad. Work up on the Mac. Present a deck to the client and watch the roll out. The second – watching and helping the BM team develop. Hopefully I’m always on hand to teach, consult and of course pass on my amazing Spotify playlists.
What’s your biggest pet-peeve?
Cucumber and mushrooms – Evil. Don’t try and sneak either into my food – I will find you out and hunt you down. And don’t get me started on flavoured coffee!
If you could try any other profession, what would it be?
A Crime Scene Investigator.
If there was a book written about your life, what would the title be and why?
Believe – learn to trust yourself.
If you could give your teenage self some advice, what would it be?
Always be in a band.
Where would you consider to be your happy place?
10 years ago it would’ve been running in the dales now it’s biking in the countryside or playing 5-aside football.
Do you have a hidden talent?
I do a faultless duck impression.
What book you’re reading? Music you’re listening to? TV you’re binging?
Book: Paul McCartney Biography
Music: The Ballad of Darren – Blur
TV: Slow Horses
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Eating caramel digestives whilst watching Only Connect with a jigsaw on the go.
A dog. I’m also an expert in doing nothing all day.