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JOBS I’VE HAD
Freelance ACD/Copywriter 2016-2017, 2021-2022
NFL, Febreze, Peloton, Klarna, Primrose Schools, Sonova

Chicago Portfolio School Creative Director/Instructor 2021-pres

Pereira O'Dell
Senior Copywriter 2017-2021
Stella Artois, Corona, Michelob ULTRA, MINI, Redemption Whiskey, Jet.com, realtor.com, Timberland, European Wax Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Fox Sports, American Museum of Natural History. New biz

EnergyBBDO Copywriter. 2014-2016.
Bud Light, Orbit, 5 Gum, Lay’s, Bayer Aspirin, Aleve, Raid, OFF!, Windex, King’s Hawaiian, Quaker, Pearle Vision, Flintstones, One-A-Day, Dr. Scholls

Political Stuff. Richmond 2008-2013.
ACLU Lobbyist
Legislative Chief of Staff/Speechwriter/Campaign Advisor
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AWARDS/HONORS
Clio - Bronze - Corona - Free Range Humans
Effie – Silver - Pearle Vision
One Show Young Ones
Perfect Attendance - Clover Hill High School - Junior year


SCHOOLS
Chicago Portfolio School
Copywriting
Virginia Commonwealth University
Political Science. Italian.

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A few things you should know.

I’m based out of Richmond,
but what are places in 2022?

I won a Oscar for Production Design for my role
as set dressing in Spielberg’s movie Lincoln.

Currently renting out a rehabbed
Alps-in-the-60s-themed cabin in the Catskills.

Life goals include:
Building an ultralight aircraft •
Taking a freighter cruise •
Living a life that impresses my theoretical grandchildren and the • coroner who performs my autopsy.  

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HOW TO GET IN TOUCH
804-651-1105
dcmattera@gmail.com
LinkedIn
Instagram




And finally, here’s what I looked like in high school.