• Coupled with a nuanced understanding of narrative, organic branding, Daniel’s design expertise and keen aesthetic sense culminate in unrivaled talent for exceptional creative work. Now an innovator in his field, Daniel began his career at fifteen when, following in the footsteps of his family, worked his way through Shaker’s creative departments.

  • After graduating at the top of his class with a BFA from the American Academy of Art, Daniel ventured into business for himself with the inception of his creative firm, Matte Black Studios. As one of the first creative firms to integrate responsive web design into its work, MBS excelled in innovative branding and interactive design that serviced clients from a broad range of industries. Today, Daniel’s talent and expertise support Shaker’s evolution into the digital realm.

  • When he isn’t conceptualizing digital innovations, Daniel spends his free time with his Son and Wife. He further enjoys the proud titles of Harley enthusiast and bacon fanatic, and has been playing guitar for eighteen years.