BACKGROUND

My name is Mathew Velarde, I drink way to much coffee and say “dude” a lot around the office. I have and continue to be Art Directing projects both big and small for 6+ years. My main goal besides smart, strategic and conceptual work is the idea of making people say “…that’s cool.”

AGENCIES
Saatchi & Saatchi LA, RAPP LA, Hardtack Creative (Freelance), Deutsch LA

BRAND EXPERIENCE

AARP, Bass Pro Shops, California Coastal Protection Network, Chargers, Clash of Kings, Coursera, Dr. Pepper, Metromile, Nerdwallet, Priceline, Scion, Target, Team USA, Toyota, Tread Lightly!, VW, 23&Me

EXPERIENCE

A B Testing, Art Direction, BCRM, Branding, Brochure, Flyer, CGI, Conceptual, CRM, Data Analytics, Design, Direct, Editing, Experiential, Interactive Online Video, Managing, Motion Graphics, Photography, Platform (Websites), POS Kit, Print, Production, Retouching, Social Media, Storyboarding, UX / UI, Video Content

RECOGNITION

Caples Awards, Communicator Awards, DMA International ECHO Awards, LA ADDY Awards, Omnicom Emerging Stars, OTIS Award for Academic Excellence