Hello.
My name is Matt.

I am a creative Swiss Army Knife and a problem solver. Hustle mode is always on. Background as a hybrid art director, designer, and photographer.

Currently an ACD at AKQA leading teams across parallel workstreams, mentoring growth in young talent, partnering with clients, and proactively pushing work by finding opportunities to go beyond the brief.

My superpower is my ability to take on any type of project, and get it done while exceeding expectations. I like to make good work, and you can bet your sweet bippy that I bust my booty to make it happen.

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Specialties

Visual Design
Photography
Art Direction

Illustration
Concept

Campaign
Script & 
Storyboard
Brand Identity
Motion

Film
UI

Press

Inc.
BBC

Mashable
Fast Company
Tech Crunch
Washington Post
Bloomberg
The Drum

Portland Monthly
The Oregonian
Portland Mercury

Client XP

Nike
Fender
Amazon
NRG
Ural Motorcycles
Harley-Davidson
Ducati
Zymergen
OMSI
Union Wine Co.
Angela's Vineyard
New Avenues For Youth

Awards

People's Telly Bronze—2021
Clio Bronze—2019

Cannes Shortlist—2019
Light A Fire, PDX Monthly—2017
Rosey Shortlist—2017
Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc.—2015
Top 10 Fastest Growing Companies, Portland Business Journal—2015

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