MATT D'ANGELO

Graphic Designer

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Passions

Disciplines that burn deep in my designer heart.

Branding

From napkin sketches through final art and brand standards — a huge rush.

Digital

Blazing innovative trails in a highly-connected global market.

Advertising

Smart campaigns that truly engage targets… This is a personal nirvana.

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GAMING RIVALRY

PlayVs, a mobile gaming platform where players compete for cred’ and are rewarded with real swag. An immersive UI brings everything within reach – games, tournaments, rewards and more – through dynamic, live tiles.

Client: Rivalries Unlimited | Agency: StormFrog | Management: Brian Moyer, Mark Smillie | Creative: Matt D’Angelo | Development: Joe Burgess, Mike Ruschak, Duy Nguyen, Lonne Lyon

graphic-design

Graphic Design = the functionality of beautiful aesthetics.

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19

Years In Advertising

681

Clients Served

45

MM+ from TV Campaign

311681

Songs Fuel the Fire

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I’m a method man. Not your stereotypical, scatterbrained, prima donna.

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A NEW WAY TO AAA

Memberships offer way more than roadside assistance. With a series of broadcast TV spots, the public was reintroduced to a wealth of AAA benefits. A ‘material design’ art style was used to help differentiate this campaign from competitors’.

Client: AAA Western & Central NY | Agency: Martino Flynn | Management: John Marianetti, Mike Tracy, Lesley Ruple | Creative: Matt D’Angelo | Copywriting: Whit Thompson | Animation: Matt D’Angelo, Lauren McIlveen

marketing

Marketing = the strategic influence of measurable change.

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Clients

A career packed with a variety of iconic brands.

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services

Services

Production thru leadership, I've covered lots of ground.

Branding

Print Collateral

Advertising

Packaging

UI/UX Design

Websites

Mobile Apps

Broadcast Media

Motion Design

Point-Of-Sale

Editorial

Photography

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MOBILE BUSINESS INTEL

A freshly-branded UI enhanced the intuitive and accessible qualities of this breakthrough app by iVEDiX. The custom-designed icon library, aggressive styling and dynamic, interaction disc were highlights of this project.

Client: iVEDiX | Agency: StormFrog | Management: Brian Moyer, Miriam O’Donnell | Creative: Matt D’Angelo | Development: iVEDiX

enriching

Enriching lives through the new common sense.

agencies

Agencies

Thrilling to collaborate with these creative powerhouses.

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Personal Rankings

Skill diversity with a focus on perspective and character.

Adobe Photoshop
88%
Adobe Illustrator
81%
Adobe InDesign
78%
Adobe After Effects
68%
Adobe Premiere Pro
82%
Honesty
100%
Passion
91%
Perspective
82%
Flexibility
88%
Dependability
85%
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KELSEA FOR SOFTLIPS

Emerging pop/country superstar offered up some of her public spotlight to her favorite lip balm. We seized the day by creating a highly-targeted series of social media graphics along with video pieces and special webpages.

Client: Softlips | Agency: Martino Flynn | Management: Beth Van Vliet, Rose Feor, Bella Knapp, Lesley Ruple | Creative: Matt D’Angelo | Copywriting: Katie D’Arcy

results-driven

Sure I can party, but at my core I’m results-driven.

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Acclaim

  • Patient and very good at understanding client needs. His knowledge of design is extensive.

    Niki Gaiter
  • His experience, attention to detail and commitment to branding make him a great Creative Director.

    Chris Zoellick
  • His ability to develop complete visions for client creative is an amazing thing to watch.

    Mara New
  • His ideas are fresh and his execution is impeccable to the smallest detail. He sets a high standard.

    Jeremy Morgante
  • A rare talent. Any client would be lucky to have Matt working on their creative project.

    Mark Shipley
  • Matt has always shown a variety of great design skills and his passion is undeniable.

    Frank Piacitelli
  • Matt’s demonstrated consistent creative talent and business savvy. I have full confidence in him.

    Brian Nizinsky
  • He’s one of the most impressive designers I have seen in my career. He always brings the “WOW”.

    Bob Farrell
  • With strong leadership, Matt thinks strategically and delivers rock-solid work… a true difference maker.

    Leo Linder
  • Matt has perspectives on life and design that are fresh and his work is crazy-delicious.

    Nicholas Livadas
  • Matt’s positive and professional attitude makes working with him a rewarding experience.

    Adam Kranitz
  • He’s organized, quick to respond and skilled at art direction, information gathering and delegation.

    Sarah (Morehouse) Teichert
  • Matt is one of those rare people who can see how strategic design affects the bottom line.

    Nate Cronk
  • His work is great and I really admire how well-rounded he is in the creative fields.

    Allie (Schnurr) Piejko
  • Matt’s dedication to high-quality, original designs consistently surpasses clients’ expectations.

    Bethany (Ryan) Latta
  • Matt did a superlative job that communicated our identity well. He was great to work with.

    Dorothy Ross
  • I am very excited with Matt’s work on our new identity and site. We have a pretty big rollout plan.

    Donald Drachenberg, Jr.
  • I am quite excited. Matt’s new design is really sticking with me. It’s awesome!

    Peter Ryckaert
  • Outstanding! I am seriously impressed with the quality of Matt’s work. I couldn’t be happier.

    James Montanus
  • Matt is a valuable resource as I develop my business. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.

    Cindy Zingerella
  • I’m very impressed with Matt’s creative presentation, and am looking forward to working with him.

    Heather Campo
  • Matt did another outstanding job. I don’t know how he does it, but every project tops the last.

    Mike Manikowski
  • Matt has been a huge factor in earning new business – presentations, patience, concepts… He is super!

    Jean (Miller) Bezek
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Accomplished, yet humbly transparent.

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PLANNING TO WIN

A dynamic, multi-faceted economic, industrial and community development plan was crafted into a well-branded print piece for entry into a national funding competition. This project also included digital and video components.

Client: Livingston County | Agency: Martino Flynn | Management: Megan Connor-Murphy, Lesley Ruple | Creative: Matt D’Angelo | Production: Matt D’Angelo, Lauren McIlveen

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Matt D’Angelo

Creative Director, Designer & Photog since 1997.

Professional History

A versatile array of creative skills allow me to craft effective experiences for global brands.

My background with several advertising agencies, design firms and digital studios have stretched my thinking and creative chops. I’ve taught college-level web design. In both solo and team settings I’ve developed campaigns in print, broadcast and interactive for clients: Ray-Ban, NCL, Jim Beam Brands, JetBlue, Cisco, Kodak, DirecTV, Sony, OppenheimerFunds, Scion, Constellation Brands, and many others.

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Career Highlights
  • Illustrated a set of characters for a high-profile NCL campaign.
  • Adjunct professor of web design for two years at Monroe Community College.
  • Design degree from R.I.T., studied under R. Roger Remington and Bruce Meader.
  • Shot and edited a national infomercial that generated over $45MM in revenue.
  • Production team member for broadcast TV shoots in LAS, ATL, PBI, ROC & SYR.

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