Brand—Marketing Agency
 

We’re NARRATIVE MAKERS. PICTURE TAKERS. Cultural Analysts.

 
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Ultimately, we geek out on making good brands, great.

For us, creating never gets old. We are driven by the desire to tell great stories for the brands we work with --- whether they're in fashion, food, beauty or just about any lifestyle category. It's about creating process, refining positioning, establishing purpose, and then executing on it all with a thoughtful, ROI driven approach.

Founded in 2012, we are a scrappy team of creatives that focus on becoming indispensable partners to any client or project we touch. 

MEET THE TEAM

 
 

STRATEGY +
POSITIONING

Brand Marketing Strategy
Seasonal Campaigns
Experiential
Calendaring & Planning

 

CREATIVE STUDIO

Content Development
Art Direction
Video & Film
Graphic Design
Project Management
In House Production Studio

TREND + 
INSIGHT

Cultural Analysis
Market Research
Focus Groups

 

DIGITAL MARKETING

Content Marketing
Paid Media
Email Marketing
User Acquisition

 

INFLUENCER +
PARTNERSHIPS

Influencer Programs
Earned Media
Strategic Partnerships

 

The Crew

we're fun, swear.

 
 
 
 

FOUNDER + CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Chelsea Matthews

Digger of the internet. Divine interest in design: from graphic to interior to set. Cactus lover. Insert wine emoji here.

@CHELSEAMATTHEWS

 
 
 

DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS + CULTURE

Micah Heykoop

Resident mixologist. Forward thinker. Musically inclined. All about Americas pastime: cartoons and cereal.

@MICAHHEYKOOP

 
 
 

JUNIOR STRATEGIST

Aria Davis

Music fiend. Brunch enthusiast. Podcast princess. Bookworm. Find me under the disco ball.

@THEARIACHANEL

 
 
 

CONTENT DIRECTOR

Nolan Goff

Resident storyteller. Texan. Opinionated. Future Survivor castaway. Any rumor you ever heard about me is true and legendary.

@NOLANWGOFF

nolan-goff
 
 
 

live programming + partnerships

Alexa Jacobs

Made in Miami former New Yorker and Shanghai-ren. Museum and boxing devotee. Aspirations in life include changing the world and learning to cook a soufflé.  

@ALEXAJACOBS

 
 
 
 

project manager

Jonathan Godinho

Cinephile. Aspiring sommelier. Always oscillating between world traveler and couch potato. Content with being both.

@jgodinho

 
 
 

ART DIRECTOR 

Jesse Ligo

North Carolina native. Design junkie. Creative visualist and bonafide adventurer.  I take Whiskey with a lime.

@JESSELIGO

 
 
 

SOCIAL & INFLUENCE MANAGER

Nicole Best

Influencer whisperer. Book club-er. ManRepeller junkie. Made in Los Angeles. More recessive than you. 

@NIKKIIBEST

 

 
 
 

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Parisa Schwartz

Culture seeker. Dance floor igniter. Beauty guru. Supermama.

@parisaschwartz

 
 
 

paid media specialist

Jacob Marrero

Hails from Whittier. ALWAYS down for some volleyball. Drink of choice: OJ, cold pressed. Aspiring lifelong teacher. Only way you're going to beat me is O.M.D.B.

@JMARR4

 
 
 

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Kelsey Vest

Former nomad now unpacked in LA. Corgi enthusiast. Visual communicator and notebook hoarder. Gummy candy aficionado. Undeniable Virgo.

@kelseyvest

 
 

MARKETING MANAGER,
UK & US

Delanie Billman

Left LA for a new experience in London. Loves hip-hop and Housewives. Wannabe tech nerd. Dog mom.

@delanie___

 
 

— Say Hello

Whether you're interested in working with us or just want to tell us who we absolutely must follow on Instagram, we want to hear from you.

hi@wearematteblack.co

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