digital artist: web | print | eDesign


funaripublicadjusters.com

responsive website redesign
Project 01

funaripublicadjusters.com

Responsive Website designed for desktop, tablet and mobile. Template created using squarespace account.
[squarespace.com]
[photoshop]

  • Client: Funari Public Adjusters
  • Role: Public Insurance Adjustment
  • Year: 2013

Rivaz Catering

local chef's responsive website
Project 02

Rivaz Catering

This website uses a liquid navigation that is responsive for mobile, tablet and desktop. Chef Raul Rivera is a local Philadelphian catering company that features a variation of ethnic menus. In this project I was able to design not only the website, but also the logo and specific menus offered.
[dreamweaver]
[photoshop]

  • Client: Rivaz Catering
  • Role: logo, menus, and website design
  • Year: 2013

nextlevelrecruiting.com

training/recruiting website
Project 03

Next Level Recruitment

Static website designed for local recruitment company. Site features font and lightbox display.
[dreamweaver]
[photoshop]
[illustrator]

  • Client: Next Level Recruitment
  • Role: Static Website Design
  • Year: 2013-2014

Bimini Property Solutions

logo and business card
Project 04

Bimini Property Solutions

This is logo and business card design for a local real estate start-up. Designed logo and other multimedia print productions.
[photoshop]
[illustrator]

  • Client: Matthias Kuhn
  • Role: real estate branding
  • Year: 2012

Funari Public Adjusters Logo

logo redeign
Project 05

Funari Public Adjusters Logo

This is a recent logo for Funari Public Adjusters that was re-designed for their website. Implemented on homepage of website, for local public adjustment company who makes sure home devastation claims are thoroughly addressed.
[photoshop]

  • Client: Funari Public Adjusters
  • Role: logo redesign
  • Year: 2013

Responsive Email

tables, font variation, and width percentages
Project 06

Responsive Email

This is quick rendition of a responsive email blast. Responsive tables has percentage widths, and text font variations in units of em.
[dreamweaver]

  • Client: Matthew Sesno
  • Role: email blast
  • Year: 2012

Capos Coins & Collectibles

print ad in rowhome magazine
Project 07

Print Production Vertical Ad for Rowhome Magazine

This was a print production vertical banner ad for Capo's Coins. Ad printed in 10 anniversary edition of Philadelphia RowHome Magazine.
[photoshop]
[illustrator]

  • Client: Matthew Sesno
  • Role: print production advertisement
  • Year: 2012

Flash Landing Page

matthewsesno.com interactive flash piece
Project 08

Adobe Flash Programming

This is an adobe flash stage programmed to be an interactive landing page. From music players to preview pieces, this landing page is solely meant to showcase Flash skills in a fun and interactive way.
[photoshop]
[illustrator]
[flash]

  • Client: Matthew Sesno
  • Role: Flash interactive intro
  • Year: 2012

CRW Graphics

Print Design Foldable Village
Project 09

Print Design Paper Village

These are a set of drawings for CRW Graphics, that were vector and raster images to be printed and die cut into a foldable 2d/3d paper village.
[photoshop]
[illustrator]
[cricut.com]

  • Client: CRW Graphics
  • Role: Foldable Paper Village
  • Year: 2015

IEEE/BOSS Group

responsive squarespace site changes
Project 10

Custom SquareSpace coding project within 'five' template

This is an ongoing programming assignment for ieee responsive site. Specific tasks were coded according to client needs, to undo rules used in the 'five' template within squarespace
[photoshop]
[illustrator]
[squarespace.com]

  • Client: ieee
  • Role: tech-for-humanity
  • Year: 2016

Michells.com Webmaster

web design and development
Project 11

Front/back end design & development.

Original site hosted/created by 3rd party but all updates, augmentations and redesigns made responsively during independent contracting. Original document written in aspx and designed with static elements to load high amount of content quickly and reformat to the width of your device.

[dreamweaver]
[photoshop]

  • Client: michells.com
  • Role: Web Design/Developer
  • Year: 2016

Pep Boys and AutoPlus

responsive html emails, and digital collateral
Project 12

Direct html email offers with supporting assets.

Created html5 and css3 emails from tables, with supporting assets, to be hosted and sent to various customer demographics. Also created digital content for the homepage wwww.pepboys.com with coupons and special offer advertisements. This is an example of a typical responsive email design.

Click view full size above and slide your browser width in to see the live code adjust for mobile!

[inDesign]
[dreamweaver]
[photoshop]
[illustrator]

  • Client: Pep Boys
  • Role: email/graphic designer
  • Year: 2016

H.F. Michell's

responsive html email direct marketing
Project 13

Direct html email offers with supporting assets.

html5 and css3 emails from tables, with supporting assets. Lower volume direct/indirect html email marketing. Responsive designs account for mobile and desktop.

Click view full size above and slide your browser width in to see the live code adjust for mobile!

[inDesign]
[dreamweaver]
[photoshop]
[illustrator]

  • Client: Pep Boys
  • Role: email/graphic designer
  • Year: 2016

About Matthew

This website is meant to display design skills such as web, liquid navigation, font variation, print production, copy editing, logos, and branding.

Current Employment

I currently work for Henry F. Michell's as Director of Digital Media in the Marketing Department. I am also webmaster and deal with all web and graphic requests. The html emails serve as direct blasts to a customer's inbox across multiple devices, and mobile first design is achieved with inline styles for preventing aggressive spam filters.

  • Computer Skills
    Adobe CC 2017 Suite [Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Animate], Python, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, SWF, Javascript, Actionscript. Responsive, UX, and mobile design. AutoCAD, Expedition. Form-Z, Final Cut Pro, Rhinoceros 3.0, and Revit. Wordpress, Weebly, Django, Squarespace, Drupal, Grow, Wix, GoDaddy Web Builder easy, prefer direct code. Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point. Fluent in Spanish and English.
  • Fine-Art Skills
    Model making, technical/freehand drawing, painting, scaled sculpture, photography, survey documentation, web/ux/graphic design.

Employment History

I graduated from Middlebury College with a joint b/a degree in Fine Art and Spanish, with a minor in Anthropology. I started with a background in architectural graphic design, at MGA Partners for almost 4 years, and Kieran Timberlake as a freelance graphic contractor in 2011. Since then I taught graphic design at an inner city Philadelphia school, and received an additional Certificate in Web Design from University of the Arts. I have successfully transitioned back to commercial design by working for a large (Pep Boys) and medium (HF Michell's) sized company in their respective marketing departments. I currently work for Michell's and take pride in being an effective design/developer, which are extremely rare in today's web-based world.

  • H.F. Michell's
    Feb 2017-Present. Director of Digital Media. Webmaster for www.michells.com and low volume html email development using html5 and inline css3 styling. Manage multiple project scopes while staying within budget, brand, and time requirements.
  • Pep Boys
    Mar 2016-Feb 2017. Independent graphic and web contractor. High volume development in html5 and inline css3 emails for a fast paced environment under heavy deadlines. Managed multiple projects simultaneously while staying within budget, brand, and time requirements.
  • Michells.com
    Jan 2016-Present. Webmaster and Independent program developer for front and back end needs. Original site in aspx, updated content, rennovated static pages to responsive, copy
  • IEEE Tech For Humanity
    Dec 2015-2016. Independent program developer for Squarespace 'five' responsive design template. Custom coded specific tasks needed to override the template's html5.
  • CRW Graphics
    Jul 2015-2016. Independent graphic contractor at print company. Designed thirteen 2d buildings with accessories for conceptual paper village children's toy. Die cut with the Cricut machine and packaged to lie flat as customizable village for consumer.
  • Funari Public Adjusters
    Dec 2013-Present. Independent graphic/IT contractor. Fit out CAT5/6 wall sockets in office, followed by website hosting and creation of www.funaripublicadjusters.com through Squarespace account per client request. Finishing off with RAID1 NAS switched server for the 8-workstation office.
  • Camelot Schools, Excel Academy South
    Dec 2012-Mar 2016. Full time Graphic Arts Instructor at the high school level. Photoshop instruction in alternative education. Varying project types; candy design, hypothetical website, benefit flyers and numerous logo branding and typography exercises. Classes taught;[3]Media Arts(Photoshop) and [1]Yearbook. Yearbook class oversaw design through development of actual print production project.
  • Camelot Schools, Excel Academy North
    Aug 2009-Jan 2012. Full time certified Spanish Instructor at the high school level. Alternative education. Helped youths of all ages/backgrounds attain high school diplomas in order to make an integrated transition into the real world. Duties as an educator exceeded simply teaching core Spanish curriculum. Emcee of talent show and coach of basketball team. June 2011 received Eagle Award for Excellence for Duties Above and Beyond.
  • KieranTimberlake
    Jun 28th-Jul 30th 2010. Independent graphic contractor. Edited photos and line drawings for print publication of firm’s second monograph, Manual 2.
  • MGA Partners, Architects
    Aug 2006-2009. Full time Construction Administration Clerk and Graphic Support. Handled phone contact, all incoming & outgoing CA documentation. Worked on project teams which entailed assisting with fieldwork, models, technical drawings, digital imagery, awards submissions, punch listing, and architectural photography.
  • Gensler
    Summer intern, 2004. Job responsibilities included creating client informational database, lectures, site visits and exposure to all disciplines of a large design-build firm.
  • Spanish Tutor
    2004-Present. Tutor youths to adults locally. Started by tutoring college students in all levels of Spanish at the Middlebury College Center for Teaching and Learning Resources. Currently tutor young learners, high school help, professional needs, and beyond.

Education

  • University of the Arts June 2011 - Aug 2013. UArts Continuing Education Certification in Web Design.

  • Middlebury College Bachelor of Arts, 2006, High Honors. Joint major in Fine Art and Spanish. Minor in Anthropology. Studio work included: design, drawing, painting, sculpture and architectural planning. Senior independent design project: A Programmatic Exploration of Spanish Architecture.

  • Harvard University Graduate School of Design Summer 2005. Career Discovery Program in architecture, with intensive studio work, seminars, lectures, and field trips covering design, site planning, model building, drawing and computer design. Projects included: design, planning, documenting and dwgs/models of a hypothetical scope for 3 projects: urban landscape, 2-family urban residence, and urban school of art with museum, all sited in Cambridge MA.

  • Madrid, Spain, Middlebury School of Sede Prim Fall 2004. Madrid, Spain. Lived in Madrid to study language, culture, art and architecture of Spain. Extensive exposure of Museo Del Prado.

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