Careers

Why Matrix Group?

Those who work with us don’t find jobs, they find careers. We have the perks; so does everyone else.
What we have is the perfect opportunity to choose what you will become.

Great Leadership

Thriving professionally comes a lot easier when you have great leadership along the way. And luckily we do.

Great Projects

You’ll have the opportunity to work on a lot of exciting projects here. Luckily, great projects come with great clients.

Great Benefits

In addition to your usual suspects we offer work/life balance, 401K matching, casual dress, transportation benefits.

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We swear we don’t just eat cake! Although our Flickr feed may lead you to believe that. We just love an excuse for tasty treats, get off our back!

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Coming to Matrix means you’ll work with some really bright people who love to share their knowledge. Read what we’re currently buzzing about.

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Three Reasons Why Integration is Hard

Some people think that integration is easy, and some think that integration is hard. Matrix Group CEO Joanna Pineda recently spoke with Tanya Kennedy Luminati, MatrixMaxx AMS Product Manager, who says integration is definitely hard. Why is it so difficult? Tanya shares the top 3 reasons why she believes that integration can be challenging.
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The Benefits of Marketing Automation - David Caruso, President of HighRoad Solution

Why use marketing automation? CEO Joanna Pineda met up with the President of HighRoad Solution, David Caruso, and discussed how marketing automation works and how associations can use it to better connect with prospective members as well as current members. By enabling organizations to provide users with more personalized, relevant content, marketing automation has been proven to increase open rates, engagement, and ultimately revenue. And who wouldn’t want that?
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Creating Savvy Surveys for Better Member Feedback

Here in the D.C. metro area, midsummer means high tourist season — and the middle of convention-planning season. Several of our association clients are ramping up for their annual conventions in August, September, or October, and that planning includes the … Continue reading → The post Creating Savvy Surveys for Better Member Feedback appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Matrix Group Wins Two APEX Awards

Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, mobile and e-marketing services, has won two industry awards from the 29th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence.
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How to Successfully Work Remotely - Alex Pineda, Matrix Group Creative Director

Can you successfully work remotely while managing a team and several large projects? Absolutely! CEO Joanna Pineda met up with Matrix Group Creative Director, Alex Pineda, on a recent business trip and discussed how companies can make teleworking more effective for their company and their employees. Alex shares a great insight on the challenges and the tools that make it easier.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for the Food Marketing Institute

Matrix Group recently launched a new website for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), a trade association that proudly advocates on behalf of the food retail industry.
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What Does Digital Transformation Mean for an Association or Non-Profit?

What does digital transformation mean for an association or non-profit? What does this transformation look like? These were two of the questions posed by Teri Carden, Founder of ReviewMyAMS and organizer of AMS Fest 2017, held a couple of weeks ago in Chicago. AMS Fest is a conference devoted to bringing together Association Management Software […] The post What Does Digital Transformation Mean for an Association or Non-Profit? appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Matrix Group Wins Three Communicator Awards

Matrix Group has won three awards in the 2017 Communicator Awards competition for recent website projects.
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AMS Implementations are 20% Technology and 80% Governance

AMS Implementations are only 20% technology; the rest is governance.” Such were the provocative words by Thad Lurie, VP of Operations and CIO at EDUCAUSE, during the opening session at AMS Fest 2017 in Chicago earlier this month. He made the case that with so many terrific and feature-rich AMS and CRM systems available to … Continue reading AMS Implementations are 20% Technology and 80% Governance →
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Casualty Actuarial Society

2017 Communicator Award of Distinction in the "Environmental Awareness" Category
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Food Marketing Institute

2017 Hermes Creative Platinum Award for the Food Marketing Institute's Digital Food Shopper Microsite
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MatrixMaxx 17.2 is Now Live

Matrix Group, a leading digital agency in the Washington DC metro area, announces the release of MatrixMaxx 17.2, the latest version of its association management system (AMS).
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Tracking To Do Items In CF Comment Code using CFEclipse TODO

CFEclipse TODO tasks and custom tasks While developing applications I’m always dumping code to the screen in order to troubleshoot, and CFEclipse TODO makes this more convenient for me. The TODO feature allows you to track items on your “to-do … Continue reading → The post Tracking To Do Items In CF Comment Code using CFEclipse TODO appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Tech Investments and M&A Activity in the Association Space - Ben Martin, Founder of TheNIRD.org

CEO Joanna Pineda interviews Ben Martin, Founder of Online Community Results and TheNIRD.org. TheNIRD is a blog that tracks M&A actvity and investments in the nonprofit & association technology market since 2016. Ben talks about why he thinks there's been so much activity in the association and nonprofit space, and what associations should do if their favorite AMS or technology vendor gets acquired or merges with another company. Ben has some good recommendations for all associations!
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What Animal Is Your Association - Moira Edwards, President Ellipsis Partners

Is your association prey or predator? Moira Edwards from Ellipsis Partners, wants to know. Here's the background: Thad Lurie, VP of Operations and CIO at EDUCAUSE, opened AMSFest 2017 in Chicago with an amazing presentation on Next Generation Data Maturity with regards to associations. Interestingly, Thad compared many associations to prey - they are risk averse, they travel in packs, they are easily spooked. Thad believes associations should be more like the cheetah, a predator that attacks prey, is agile and fast moving. Moira Edwards thinks there should be a better animal representation for associations. If not cheetah, then what? ...
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Matrix Group Wins Three Hermes Creative Awards

Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, mobile and e-marketing services, has won three awards from this year’s Hermes Creative Awards competition. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies. Matrix Group received awards for projects in the following categories: Platinum Award, the highest honor, for the Food Marketing Institute’s Digital Food Shopper Microsite Gold Award for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® Website Redesign Gold Award for Equipment Leasing and Finance ...
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Wearable Tech Offers New Way to Stay Up-To-Date with NECA; Matrix Group Develops Watch Version of Popular Mobile App

Washington-Area digital agency, Matrix Group International, and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), a trade association representing the $130 billion electrical construction industry; has launched a wearable version of the already-popular mobile app, NECA News.
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When Redesigning Your Website, Don’t Confuse Goals with Requirements

I read a lot of RFPs and I attend a lot of website redesign kickoff meetings. The most important questions I ask are, “Why redesign? Why now?” I usually get answers like: Our website needs to mobile-friendly The website needs a faceted search Our site search sucks The website isn’t user-friendly While these are all […] The post When Redesigning Your Website, Don’t Confuse Goals with Requirements appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Who Should Be in Charge of Your Association Management Software (AMS)?

During pitch and kickoff meetings, clients and prospects often ask me, “Who should be in charge of my Association Management Software (AMS)?” Should it be the IT department? Membership? Finance? Meetings? GR? In my mind, there’s no question that the Membership Department should ultimately be in charge. Why? Because at its core, any association management software … Continue reading Who Should Be in Charge of Your Association Management Software (AMS)? →
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Is It Time to Add a Gender-Neutral Honorific to Your Forms and Directories?

I was in the car a few weeks ago when I heard a story on NPR about Mx, a gender-neutral honorific that is being adopted by many organizations because not everyone wants to identify their gender in the traditionally binary ways (e.g., Mr. or Ms.). In 2015, the New York Times wondered if Mx has … Continue reading Is It Time to Add a Gender-Neutral Honorific to Your Forms and Directories? →
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How Google Docs and Google Slides Changed Biz Dev at Matrix Group

A few years ago, Matrix Group Creative Director Alex Pineda suggested that we ditch PowerPoint and move to Google Slides. The reason? Collaborating on a PPT file is really hard. We used to pass around huge files via email or rely on the network share. Alex came up with a beautiful template and the rest […] The post How Google Docs and Google Slides Changed Biz Dev at Matrix Group appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Farewell Google Site Search, Hello Google Custom Search Engine

Google wouldn’t be Google if it wasn’t shaking things up with its products and offerings. The latest shake up? Sunsetting the Google Site Search. As you may have heard, over the course of the next year, Google Site Search will … Continue reading → The post Farewell Google Site Search, Hello Google Custom Search Engine appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

Matrix Group International Inc. recently launched a new WordPress-powered website integrated with the MatrixMaxx AMS implementation for the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).
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Why Your CEO Needs to Attend Your Redesign Meeting

I attend a lot of kickoff meetings. For  redesigns, mobile apps, custom databases, you name it.   The best kickoff meetings are the ones where the CEO, Executive Director, the EVP or President attend, participate actively and provide insight. Why? When the top person in the organization attends a meeting, staff know that meeting is […] The post Why Your CEO Needs to Attend Your Redesign Meeting appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Preparing for a SOC Compliance Report and Audit - Jeff Young, Principal at Young LLP

Why is it important for companies to go through the SOC compliance process? CEO Joanna Pineda had a chance to catch up with Jeff Young, Principal at Young LLP, to discuss what SOC reports are, why they're important, and the different types of requirements for SOC 1 and SOC 2 compliance. Jeff shares expert insight on how important it is to know how to approach the SOC process and how to get SOC certified.
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Why There is Still Room for a Small, Local Player in the AMS Space

Last month, some of the largest AMS (association management software) companies (YourMembership, Abila, Aptify and NimbleAMS) joined forces to create Community Brands, which they describe as “a powerful and unified family of brands and a connected eco-system of software and services to better serve associations, nonprofits and government entities.” One can quibble over whether or not […] The post Why There is Still Room for a Small, Local Player in the AMS Space appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Designing for Users with Autism

Website design and usage is getting more challenging for a lot of us. In addition to more older Americans accessing the internet via smartphones only, more young people than before are living with diagnosed cognitive disabilities like autism spectrum disorder (ASD), … Continue reading → The post Designing for Users with Autism appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Why We Love the SearchBlox Site Search

It's no secret that SearchBlox is one of our most trusted and preferred search platforms. Why? CEO Joanna Pineda recently spoke with Dave Hoernig, Director of Software Engineering at Matrix Group, who discussed the features and functions that make SearchBlox one of the best search solutions on the market for our clients. Dave also shared a few great on tips and tricks to get the most out of a SearchBlox implementation.
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Site Search Best Practice: Make the Search Box Bigger

Search drives almost everything online. While lots of us bookmark pages or click on links that take us from one website to another, typing keywords into a search engine and hitting ‘Return’ is how most web users, most of the … Continue reading → The post Site Search Best Practice: Make the Search Box Bigger appeared first on snack o'clock.
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How to Use Social Media for Your Business

As the Marketing Coordinator at Matrix Group, I’ve started to use social media on a daily basis not just to connect with my friends, but to see what is going on in the world and to see what is trending from … Continue reading → The post How to Use Social Media for Your Business appeared first on snack o'clock.
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How Writing for Digital is Different - Carrie Hane, Principal of Tanzen Consulting

Web writing is a whole different ball game, and it's evolving every day. Matrix Group CEO Joanna Pineda recently spoke with Carrie Hane, Principal of Tanzen Consulting, who shared how writing for digital is different, and how it needs to be all about the users. Carrie shares great insight on how to identify your user's needs and how to more effectively create and manage content to meet those needs.
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The One Thing You Should Do to Make Your Database More Secure

Every day, we hear about another big data breach. Last year, Yahoo! revealed that 500 million user accounts had been breached. eBay had 145 million accounts compromised. The numbers are getting so big, we’re numb to them. In some cases, sensitive data was leaked. In others, millions of emails are getting a new flood of … Continue reading The One Thing You Should Do to Make Your Database More Secure →
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Making Smart Technology Decisions - Tony Byrne, Founder of Real Story Group

What's new in content management system? Matrix Group CEO Joanna Pineda spoke with Tony Byrne, founder of Real Story group, about CMS technology innovations and how organizations can make sure they are selecting the best system for their needs. Your technology strategy is key to success, and Tony shares some great tips on how to make good early-stage technology decisions.
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How to Throw an Office Party That Everyone Will Love

An office is a quirky family sometimes. We’ve got our weird but lovable uncle developers, our zany aunts on the MatrixMaxx team, and Mom and Dad, the CEO and COO, encouraging us as well as wagging a finger here or … Continue reading → The post How to Throw an Office Party That Everyone Will Love appeared first on snack o'clock.
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How a $35 Device Disrupted an Industry

A few months ago, the office space committee met to discuss conference rooms at Matrix Group. We have a standing committee that is thinking about the future of work and we decided that we needed more collaborative space, complete with a screen and projector since we’re always looking at wireframes, designs, applications or code. It […] The post How a $35 Device Disrupted an Industry appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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The Importance of In-Person Learning - Jasmine Sante, Web Content Mavens Meetup Organizer

Even in the age of digital learning, face-to-face events and trainings are invaluable. At the Web Content Maven's recent WebTech Conference, Matrix Group CEO Joanna Pineda spoke with Jasmine Sante, CEO of Sante Productions and Web Content Mavens meetup organizer, about why in-person learning and attending events is so important. Jasmine also shares some great insight on how she organizes the events and sources the speakers. Considering joining a meetup group or attending an event? Don't think about it for another second - just do it!
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Matrix Group Releases MatrixMaxx 17.1

Matrix Group, a leading digital agency in the Washington DC metro area, announces the release of MatrixMaxx 17.1, the latest version of its association management system (AMS).
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Design Trends for 2017

While 2016 was an exciting year for design – there was a shift toward mobile-first design, video and rich imagery were hotter than ever, and animations became the norm – I’m even more excited about what we can expect to … Continue reading → The post Design Trends for 2017 appeared first on snack o'clock.
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How Mindset Can Transform Your Business and Life - Dr. Eve Grodnitzky

Did you know that something as simple as mindset can transform your businesses and your lives? Matrix Group CEO Joanna Pineda recently met up with Eve Grodnitzky, PH.D., executive educator, speaker, and author of Click - The Art + Science of Getting From Impasse to Insight, who shared some great advice on fixed and growth mindset, and how they affect our everyday lives. Interested in learning more? Check out one of Eve's speeches on "How Mindset Changes Everything": https://youtu.be/0a1mupmndb8
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Social Media Tool: Hootlet Extension

If you’re in marketing, you know how time consuming posting and monitoring social media can be. It can easily swallow hours of your work day. Yes, hours. As I mentioned before, I’m all about the productivity hacks this year, and … Continue reading → The post Social Media Tool: Hootlet Extension appeared first on snack o'clock.
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