Matthew Rodriguez is a graduate of St. Mary’s University with a Master’s of Arts in Communication Studies and a Bachelor’s of Arts in English-Communication Arts. He is pursuing his opportunities in communication and marketing with non-profit organizations. He has worked for the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council as the Outdoor Adventure Service Coordinator most recently.
Matthew has professional experience working with InDesign, both from working at the Alamo Area Council and as a graduate assistant for the Graduate Communications department at St. Mary’s University. He also has experience in Adobe Premiere CC, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, but a military dependent, he has lived in a number of cities and states throughout his lifetime. He has lived in San Antonio since 2003.
His passion in communications precedes his time as a student of St. Mary’s University and began at a Northside ISD magnet high school, Communications Arts. For those four years, he has been exposed to and practiced with Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Macromedia (now Adobe) Flash, Adobe Audition, and SoundTrack. He helped produce the school’s video announcements that aired each Friday throughout his senior year in high school.
In the time this blog was created, Matthew was working through his second college-level multimedia course. He found it to be a very fulfilling experience. He has taken courses in Graphic Design, Web Design, and Video.
Matthew has also interned at a local news station, KSAT in the promotions department (summer 2011) and the news department as a producer intern (spring 2012). He got a taste of what it takes to advertise for a professional company.
He has filmed and edited video for both UTHSCSA (Summer 2012) and Johnson Controls (Summer 2013) using NeroVision Express and Sony Vegas Pro, respectively.
In sum, Matthew Rodriguez is an artist of many trades.
His hobbies include, but aren’t limited to: drawing, writing, photography, biking, and spending time outdoors with his puppy.
Last updated: April 16, 2019