Anthony Matiya

CEO and Founder

DesignStudio Network, Inc.

San Diego, California

Bio

A serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in design, branding, marketing, advertising and now… software development. I am fortunate enough to lead a dedicated team of reliable professionals in a never-ending quest to create beautiful things.

Our mission at DesignStudio is to bring teams of talented people together to solve real world business and public problems. We do this by rapidly assembling carefully curated teams talent from our agency staff and freelancer network. Everyone gets trained on agile business processes and armed with powerful computers using industry-leading technology and software from Adobe, Google, AWS and Salesforce to name a few. We know our stuff and can build almost anything.

My ultimate goal is to build and sustain a conscious business culture that cultivates inclusiveness and collaboration.

Skills
Leadership
  • Strategic Vision

    90%
  • Tactical Execution

    80%
  • Forecasting

    75%
  • Motivational Speaking

    70%
Management
  • Delegating Tasks

    80%
  • HR Related Duties

    60%
  • Financial Duties

    90%
  • Training, Teaching & Coaching

    80%
Sales
  • Prospecting

    61%
  • Communication

    88%
  • Closing Deals

    67%
  • Scoping Projects

    84%
Leadership
  • Strategic Vision

    85%
  • Tactical Execution

    80%
  • Forecasting

    75%
  • Motivational Speaking

    70%
Leadership
  • Strategic Vision

    90%
  • Tactical Execution

    80%
  • Forecasting

    75%
  • Motivational Speaking

    70%
Adobe Software
  • Photoshop

    85%
  • Illustrator

    60%
  • XD

    75%
  • Adobe Premiere

    35%
Work History

Founder, CEO

DesignStudio Network, Inc.

San Diego

Full-time

September 15, 2009 - Present

  • Started as a freelancer
  • Built a base of great accounts
  • Grew to a staff of 30ish people

CEO and Founder

PromoVentures, Inc

Full-time

May 5, 2001 - Present

  • Small logo apparel company
  • Approx 30 employees
  • Average $4M/year in revenues
  • Hundreds of accounts

Founding Partner

Liquid Internet, Inc

San Diego, CA

Full-time

March 11, 1996 - Present

  • Founded small web design firm
  • Had 2 other partners
  • Employed 6 people
  • Sold firm to partners in 2000

Account Manager

WebPromote (Later AKA: Yesmail.com)

Full-time

February 5, 2003 - Present

Education
DePaul University | North Campus

Double Major in Accounting and Marketing

1970 - 1970

Graduated Cum Laude

College of Lake County

General Core Cirriculum

1970 - 1970

Learned how to strum guitar chords.

Knowledge Base

Billing Requests

Knowledge Base

Agency Roles and Responsibilities

Knowledge Base

Best Practices for Prepping Web Site Images

Knowledge Base

A Deep Dive into Domains and DNS but in Layman’s Terms

Knowledge Base

Website Project Planning 101

Blog Post

Core Values at DesignStudio

Blog Post

The Difference between POP and IMAP email. It is confusing, I know…

Blog Post

Blog Like a Pro

Blog Post

POP vs IMAP Email – What’s the Difference?

Blog Post

3 Helpful Client Relations Tips for Digital Professionals

Blog Post

Color Theory: A Beginner’s Guide to the Basics

Alejandro Garcia

Alejandro
Garcia

Web Developer

San Diego, California

Alexandra Castruita

Alexandra
Castruita

Motion Graphic Designer

Tijuana, Mexico

Adeline Chiang

Adeline
Chiang

Production Associate

San Diego, California

Allison
Pope

Program Manager

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ivan Kravchenko

Ivan
Kravchenko

Web Developer

Poltava Poltavska, Ukraine

Amir Meshkin

Amir
Meshkin

Web Developer

Washington DC

Bennett Elias

Bennett
Elias

VP of Sales & Business Development

San Diego, California

Brandy
Rosenquist

Senior Account Manager

San Diego, California

danielle-lyons

Danielle
Lyons

Project Manager

San Diego, CA

david-peguero

David
Peguero

Marketing

Tijuana, BC

David Russo

David
Russo

Ux/Ui Designer

San Diego, California

Deepak Wadhwani

Deepak
Wadhwani

E-Commerce Specialist

San Diego, California

Eddie Gosset

Eddie
Gosset

Network Concierge, Beard Influencer, Production Specialist

DesignStudio Network

Tijuana, México

Greg Haines

Greg
Haines

Executive Vice President

San Diego, California

james-vumback

James
Vumback

CEO @ Get The Referral

joe-ski

Joe
Ski

Independent Motion Designer

JoeSki.com

Juan
Tamayo

Software Architect

DesignStudio

San Diego, California

Kevin
Sherman

Account Manager

DesignStudio.com

Fox Lake, Illinois

Mario Moreno

Mario
Moreno

Visual Designer

San Diego, California

matt-cooley

Matt
Cooley

Creative Director

San Diego, CA

Mike Browning Headshot

Mike
Browning

Web Content Specialist

DesignStudio Network

San Diego, California

Miriam Roper

Miriam
Roper

Web Graphic Designer

San Diego, California

Mark
King

Web Developer

Tampa, FL

Thomas Arthur

Thomas
Arthur

Marketing Manager

San Diego, CA USA

Chanan
Wijngaarden

Production Specialist

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Joe
Gonzalez

Junior Project Manager

DesignStudio

Chicagoland

Kit
Jamrasmee

Website Content Specialist

DesignStudio Network

Wisconsin

Maggie
Mical

DesignStudio Network

Nikki
Dickison

CRM & Email Marketing Specialist

Samantha
Montoya

Community Support Specialist

DesignStudio

Queen Creek, AZ

Sara
Attou

Visual Designer

DesignStudio

San Diego, California

Radostina Stoycheva

Radostina
Stoycheva

Project Manager

San Diego, California

Sarah
Wiesner

Project Manager

DesignStudio Network, Inc

Houston, TX

Scott
Gordon

Web Developer

DesignStudio

Las Vegas, NV

Timothy Donnellon

Timothy
Donnellon

Associate Director of Key Accounts

DesignStudio Network

San Diego, California

Taylor
Williams

Tyler
Botha

Writer/Strategist

San Diego, CA

Zachary
Senvisky

Wyatt
Taylor

Digital Marketing Specialist

San Diego, CA

Steve Wells

Steve
Wells

CTO

Cumulus Investments, Inc

Las Vegas, NV

zak-andjersson

Zak
Andjersson

Marketing Manager

California

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Laura
Penellope

Professional Illustrator

San Diego, CA USA

Johnny
Mennenga

DesignStudio Network, Inc.

Jesus
Rivera

Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Tijuana, B.C., México

Maggie
Medina

Co-Founder & Strategist

Carbón Agency

San Diego, CA

Miguel
Ambriz Lucio

3D artist

MiguelAmbrizLucio

Tijuana, Baja California

Kate
Armbruster

Partner and Senior Director of Operations

DesignStudio Network

San Diego, CA