The Basics . . .

Quickly learn about what drives me, my career stops, an overview of expertise, where I went to school, and how to contact me. More detail is found in the resume (download below) and (at some point) there will be examples of my work.

Meet Dan . . .

Dan Langendorf | Writer. Researcher. Word Sketcher.

I tell stories of people, places, and things . . . 

Through original research, dot connecting, and sense-making . . . 

To create compelling content and actionable strategies for today’s noisy, information-drenched world.

Career . . .

Varied. Distinctive. Connected.

dallas times herald

award winning beat and investigative reporter, writer

ignition, inc.

product design and development, design, research, business development, communications

university of texas at dallas

visiting assistant professor in arts & technology, emerging media & communications, teaching undergrads and graduates

djl | robert half & assoc. | red palm | last 100 |

consulting | contract | seo blogging | tech blogging | research, content, strategy provider

Expertise . . .

Varied. Distinctive. Connected.

writing | communications | content

journalism, corporate, blogging, seo | understanding industries, businesses, subjects through story

research | discovery

investigative, ethnographic | leading to unexpected insight regarding users, activities, products, trends

analysis | strategy

connecting dots, recognizing patterns, design thinking | providing actionable insight for strategy

communicator | collaborator

know how to get the message across, getting everybody “on the same page” | easy to work with

Education . . .

Never Stop Learning.

university of texas at dallas

master of fine arts (mfa), arts & technology

university of south carolina

bachelor’s of arts (ba), journalism & mass communications

“university of living”

personal mantra is to be “in the streets” (not just in the office or on the internet); the goal has always been to never stop learning in order to “educate and inform” one’s audience . . . whomever that might be — readers; designers, engineers, management, clients, end users; students and academic colleagues; neighbors; or the conspiracy dude I met one night at Adelbert’s.