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Me

My History

My name is Tony Matejek. I'm a designer, maker, gardener, home brewer and a few other things. I currently reside in Austin, Texas. I was a graphic artist, then a user experience designer and now I'm Senior Product Designer.

My first job out of school was in branding and print design and my job after that was designing environmental graphics. After those jobs I organically moved into experience design and digital product creation. I've seen a bit of it all, but I've settled into the career I love. I look forward to making life better for people through design.

My design philosophy is that the best interface is no interface. Design should get out of the way and maximize the users effectiveness so they can have more time to do what's needful.

 

How I Work

My design methodologies revolve around user centered design practices. My background in interaction and visual design put me in a unique position. I tell stories through the language of design. I understand the importance of a precise, cohesive and branded visual product but also how that impacts the overall experience. I also have a good understanding of the importance of design research, user mindsets and how usability is just as important as the visual component. I build empathy for my users and every decision I make is made with them in mind.

I take the insights gained from research, workshops and conversations with stakeholders and users, and turn those into creative solutions. I solve problems, I create meaningful experiences, I make users effective.

I'm a creative through and through and truly believe thoughtful design can make the lives of people a whole lot better.

Experience

Seasoned
Fjord
Chaotic Moon
Electric Company
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Experience

Seasoned
Fjord
Chaotic Moon
Electric Company
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Clients

Replayable Games
Sprint
ExxonMobile
Whole Foods 365
Hertz
Disney
State Farm
SalesForce
Fifth Thirds Bank
Global Payments
Nalco
Frost Science
Live Career
Schlumberger
GulfWinds
Real Massive
STX Next
Ketra
Kaprica
HUVR
LookNook
Goode
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Clients

Replayable Games
Sprint
ExxonMobile
Whole Foods 365
Hertz
Disney
State Farm
SalesForce
Fifth Thirds Bank
Global Payments
Nalco
Frost Science
Live Career
Schlumberger
GulfWinds
Real Massive
STX Next
Ketra
Kaprica
HUVR
LookNook
Goode
Key Ingredient

Fun Facts

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Homebrew

I've been brewing beer for about 5 years now. Its an artform in its own right and extremely rewarding. Beer on tap anyone? I always say, If you can make a cup of tea, you can brew beer.

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Resin Art

Another creative outlet of mine is making art out of epoxy resin. I make clocks, trays and coasters. There is nothign like functional art to start a conversation. I sell them on my Etsy store. Just take care or you can get in some sticky situations.

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Horror Freak

My wife and I love everything horror. We can't get enough scary Movies, haunted houses and ghost stories. We even got married during halloween and everyone was dressed in costume. Check out my collection of horror themed bobble heads in the above slideshow.

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Arcade Addict

From a young age I've been an avid gamer. I'm sure I will play video games for the rest of my life. I even built a full size arcade machine to play classic arcade games. There is nothing like getting immersed in a good game.

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Austin, TX

Austin, TX