ROGER W. DORMANN |  Graphic Designer  |  415.726.7621

Specializing in high-end visual marketing communications in the San Francisco Bay Area.


A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Roger has been creating exceptional design for 22 years. His vast array of visual communications design has included book covers, book interiors, CD packaging, brochures, posters, web graphics, catalogs, sell-sheets, music CD packaging, magazine advertisements, trade show graphics, annual reports, invitations, postcards, and concert music programs. He is able to translate conventional communications problems into bold visuals that inspire, persuade, transform perceptions, and meet business objectives with resounding clarity and impact. He believes strongly in the value of concept in communicating visual ideas. Roger is passionate about great design and is determined to continue to create results-driven work using smart and compelling ideas, vibrant layouts, and meticulously planned typography.

Roger’s freelance clients have included Africa World Press, Gemini Sun Records, Educational Testing Service, Wisdom Publications, George Braziller, University of Wisconsin Press, and the New York Chamber Music Festival. He is currently employed full-time at College of Marin in Kentfield, Calfornia, where he is designing a wide variety of visual marketing materials for the college, including posters for productions of the college’s distinguished Drama Department. Roger is also a serious and accomplished digital photographer. He is also a musician and holds a degree in music from the University of Michigan. He lives with his dog, Kira in beautiful Lagunitas, California just north of San Francisco.

Roger’s design work has been recognized in the following publications:


Shakespeare: 1,100 Posters from Around the World by Mirko Ilić and Steven Heller, 2015

The 37th Annual Creativity Awards, 2007

The Big Book of Self-Promotion, 2009

Bright Ideas in Poster Design, 2011, by David E. Carter