Resume

MATT SEMKE
4045 19th Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
612.827.3395
matt.semke@gmail.com

SUMMARY
Driven multifaceted artist seeks creative work.

Professional Experience
Minnesota Twins (2011 – Present)
Manager, Creative Services
Creating videos, graphics, 2D & 3D animations for broadcast, social media, stadium scoreboards and LED signage. Ideation, creation and design of marketing promotions. Managing IPTV content and operation for all Target Field events.

AT&T / Wisconsin Badgers (Fall 2014)
StadiumVision Content Manager & Game Day Operator
Administered Cisco IPTV System for all football games in 2014. Managed all sponsorship and University related content across more than 700 TVs at Camp Randall Stadium. Conducted StadiumVision Training for UW Employees.

Cisco Systems Inc. (2010-2011)
StadiumVision Content Manager & Game Day Operator
Deployed and operated a state of the art digital advertising system in several professional sports arenas. Sole platform operator for over 80 MLB games, along with hundreds of other non-baseball events at Target Field during its inaugural year. Delivered on-site expertise as Met Life Stadium (New York Giants and Jets) Staples Center (LA Lakers, Clippers, Kings) Consol Energy Center (Pittsburg Penguins) Authored best practices and training procedure.

Grubb & Ellis | Northco Real Estate Services (2007 – 2010)
Director of Marketing
Designed all marketing strategies and materials. Created websites, brochures, signage, detailed offering packages and HTML emails for properties.

Hiawatha Broadband Communications Inc. (2004 – 2007)
Creative Services Coordinator
Coordination and design of all marketing. Sole creative designer for company website, digital ads, print ads, billboards, display booths, building signage, fleet design. Writing commercials for radio and television.

Winona Art Center (2006 – 2007)
Community Volunteer – Exhibit Committee Graphic Designer

Technigraph Corp. (2004 – 2005)
Graphic Designer

Warehouse Nightclub (2003)
Graphic Design Internship

Semke Design (1999 – Present)
Freelance Creative Machine
Delivering small budget creative solutions to artists entrepreneurs
Clients: Forefathers Meats, BREAKAWAY, the Brokedowns, Brian Deremer, Blue Heron Coffeehouse, Matthew GG Holm Art, Eco-Arch Guild of MPLS, Showcraft, Falls Players, FORGE, NFSC, SEMCAC, Swarming Hordes Apiary, Boost Information Systems, Thick Records, Big Action Records & Printing.

Technical Skills
Premiere Pro, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Blender, SketchUp, Final Cut Pro

Education
Vesper College Minneapolis, MN
M.F.A. in Ecological Architecture

Winona State University Winona, MN
B.A. in Art-Graphic Design Cum Laude

Additional Awards and Achievements
Minnesota State Fair Studio:HERE Commissioned Performance (2015)
Board member with Vesper College (2012-2014)
Received $30K Grant for State of Minnesota Percent for Art/Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (2011)
President of Vesper College Student Government (2009)
Actively a part of Minneapolis public life drawing cooperatives (2007-Present)
Disney Institute – How to Lead and Sustain a Service Culture (2004)
Winona Chamber of Commerce Leadership Training  (2004)
Founded the Winona State University Graphic Design Club (2002-2004)Winona State University Art Club member (2002-2004)
Awarded the Dorothy and Maynard Weber Scholarship along with Fine Arts talent award (2001)