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 Facebook Photos may lead you to believe that. We just love an excuse for tasty treats, get off our back!

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5 Favorite Free Stock Photography Resources, Part II

There’s no doubt about it: finding good stock photography can be tough.  And when it isn’t tough, it’s expensive. When I scroll through images on the popular stock house websites looking for images for our blog posts or newsletters and … Continue reading → The post 5 Favorite Free Stock Photography Resources, Part II appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Why Matrix Groups Loves Standing Desks

Have you heard that "sitting is the new smoking?" While we're not sure if the rumors are entirely true, we do know that Matrix Group staff are loving their new standing desks for countless reasons. CEO Joanna Pineda recently interviewed a few of the employees who have the new sit-stand desks and this is what they had to say.
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What Employees Want From Office Space: Flexibility

About a year ago, I was facing a big office space decision. Do we stay in our current office or move? Keep the current space design or blow it out? Our landlord paid for a fancy architect to come up with new layouts and designs. In the end, we decided to stay in place, sign […] The post What Employees Want From Office Space: Flexibility appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Matrix Group Releases MatrixMaxx 17.3

Matrix Group, a leading digital agency in the Washington DC metro area, announces the release of MatrixMaxx 17.3, the latest version of its association management system (AMS).
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Phishing: How They Almost Got Me This Time

Cybercriminals are getting better…and a lot more sneaky. Face it, I’m totally paranoid. I keep all my logins in a password manager. I use two-factor authentication wherever it’s available. And yet… I totally almost fell for a phishing attempt a … Continue reading → The post Phishing: How They Almost Got Me This Time appeared first on snack o'clock.
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10 Writing “Rules” That Are Okay to Break

Don’t begin a sentence with a “but” or “and”. Don’t ever write in passive voice. Never start a sentence with “because”. How many of you have ever heard these writing “rules” from a teacher or authority figure? My guess is … Continue reading → The post 10 Writing “Rules” That Are Okay to Break appeared first on snack o'clock.
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The Inflection Point

As I write this, I’m currently watching the live event of Apple’s latest iPhone 8 event. They just announced an update to the Apple TV set top box, with support for 4K, because, according to Tim Cook, “TV is at … Continue reading → The post The Inflection Point appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Matrix Group Launches New Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Website

Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, mobile and e-marketing services, development, AMS, integration, and branding recently launched a new website for the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.
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9 Tips for Holding a Successful Training Session

Holding a training session can be tough. You have to give your audience all of the information they need in a limited time frame, without overwhelming them or, let’s be honest, putting them to sleep. It can be quite the … Continue reading → The post 9 Tips for Holding a Successful Training Session appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Our Favorite Video Editing Tools: Final Cut Pro & iMovie

It’s no secret that video is one of the hottest marketing trends and tools right now. If you haven’t taken the leap into video creation for your organization, now is certainly the time! Video creation can seem like an overwhelming … Continue reading → The post Our Favorite Video Editing Tools: Final Cut Pro & iMovie appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Matrix Group Launches New Convention Site for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®

Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, branding, mobile and e-marketing services, recently launched a Convention website for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® (NVAR).
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Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

2017 dotComm Platinum Award in the Landing Page category
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Food Marketing Institute

2017 dotCOMM Gold Award in the Associations category
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How to Have a Really Great Search on Your Website

We hear this a lot from people who manage websites and navigate websites, “the site search sucks!” So what can you do to make search not suck on your site? Here at Matrix Group, we believe a good site search is the result of many things: Good search technology. There are many products on the market, from […] The post How to Have a Really Great Search on Your Website appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Matrix Group Wins Three dotCOMM 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 the 2017 dotCOMM Awards.
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An Executive Director’s Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Next Conference

I recently had coffee with Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of NAEM. NAEM is a professional association that empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability. Carol says that one of NAEM’s biggest member benefits is its peer-led educational program, during which members share what they’ve done at […] The post An Executive Director’s Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Next Conference appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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What is a Canonical URL and Why Should I Care?

A canonical URL or “canonical link” is an HTML element that helps search engines avoid the appearance of duplicate content. It does this by identifying a preferred version of a web page. Using canonical URLs improves your site’s SEO and makes searching … Continue reading → The post What is a Canonical URL and Why Should I Care? appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Learning Coldfusion in 2017

If you’re a young programmer like me, chances are you’ve never worked with ColdFusion before. As a 19 year old programmer in 2017, I have worked extensively with Python, and heard about many other popular programming languages such as C, … Continue reading → The post Learning Coldfusion in 2017 appeared first on snack o'clock.
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Getting Things Done: How To Decide What To Do, When

When it comes to getting things done at work, how do you go about it? Do you write down a list, type it in a document, use sticky notes? What do you do to make sure you are getting things done … Continue reading → The post Getting Things Done: How To Decide What To Do, When appeared first on snack o'clock.
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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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