Nicolas Matiz, Software Developer and Audio Engineer, Circle portrait at UF

Noitom

Software Engineer

Miami, FL

Noitom is a motion capture, VR, and AR company, commited to making motion capture a universal technology.

As part of an amazing team, we integrate Noitom's Motion Capture hardware tech with Unreal Engine, creating virtual production content and virtual experiences.

RKG Creative

Software Engineer

Miami, FL

RKG is made up of a multi-faceted team of creators: designers, animators, photographers, videographers, web designers and technical geniuses all syncing our creative ingenuity to cater to our clients’ every need—from the first idea to the final edit.

Aside from traditional production, we create 2D & 3D animations, motion graphics video games, web apps, and VR and AR content.

Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS)

Web Developer

Miami, FL

ACFCS is a leading association and provider of practical tools and knowledge to help professionals improve results in financial crime detection and prevention.

As a web developer, I help build a great user experience as well as integrate Google Analytics and other data analytics tools.

Civic Action Network

Co-Founder & CMO

New York, NY

CAN is a startup founded in 2017 dedicated to giving a voice to constituents towards their elected officials in Congress.

CAN has called over 99% of all Congressional offices on behalf of our constituency across the country, making over 25k human-to-human phone calls on behalf of our subscribers across all 50 states.

From 2017 to 2019, I personally wrote over 250 unique Congressional legislation proposal analyses, creating the entire content for the organization’s “CAN Library”.

As the marketing officer, I implemented social media, copywriting, marketing, and sales strategy.

As an engineer, I designed, maintained, and implemented connectivity with the U.S. Government Publishing Office Repository, tracking congressional legislation status and anonymized user voting data, while maintaining the day-to-day of the web experience.

Hemp Circle Shop

Web Developer / SEO strategist

Miami, FL

Hemp Circle Shop is an e-retailer dedicated to bringing wellness through the curation of the best premium CBD products.

As a web developer, I helped to develop functionality through theme customization, shopping cart dynamics, email integrations, and customized Javascript scripting.

I implemented SEO strategy and copywriting alongside the founder to organically drive traffic and created Google Analytics reports to build benchmarks, aid design decision making, and measure correct KPIs.

Novias Bridal

Web Developer / SEO strategist

Miami, FL

Novias Bridal is a brick and mortar bridal shop located in the Miami and Ft.Lauderdale area.

I developed a ground-up fully responsive website and designed the bridal shop's e-commerce and web catalog utilizing Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, and Google App Script technologies.

The site is designed to showcase a bridal catalog synced to the vendor's standards. I custom wrote Javascript scripts to migrate different products from multiple vendor's websites.

I utilized Woocommerce as the e-commerce platform, set up and developed reports with Google Analytics for the business owner, maximized SEO delivering first-page Google rankings results, and wrote custom javascript scripts to manage appointments and have them sync with Google Calendar utilizing Google App Scripts.

Guitar Center

Store Manager | GM

Miami, FL | New York, NY

I managed multiple brick and mortar stores for Guitar Center. I started as a pro-audio sales associate and climbed the ranks as a Sales Lead, Sales Manager, and eventually Store Manager.

The stores I managed made between $10M-$30M in annual revenue. I drove day-to-day operations in three of the organization’s largest locations, focusing on EBITDA growth through sales, data analytics, and excellence in operations.

Along with a great team, I led and helped recruit a team of 30+ while re-evaluating daily business needs and improving sales metrics, coaching and training other store leaders.

University of Florida

Post Baccaularette Computer Science Program

Gainesville, FL

Undergrad equivalent for students with a Bachelor’s Degree in a non-CS major.

Classes taken include:
- PreCalculus, Trigonometry
- Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus (Matlab)
- Discrete Mathematics
- Statistics
- CS1 (Java), CS2 (C++)
- Data Structures & Algorithms (C++)
- Computer Organization (MIPS Assembly)
- Operating Systems (Android x86 Linux Kernel)

Nicolas Nikko Matiz live at festival software and audio engineer

Los Motivators

Producer | Engineer | Artist

New York, NY

Los Motivators are a world beat music duo with a unique edge, composed of Legendary rebel Pedro Erazo (Gogol Bordello) and Nikko Matiz.

El Blues del Inmigrante | Ephniko

Producer | Engineer | Musician

Miami, FL

El Blues del Inmigrante or "Immigrant Blues" is a 4-track Hip-Hop EP depiction of forgotten tales from an immigrant perspective.

I produced this alongside Ephniko, a Colombian-American artist and lyricist.

Butcher Knives

Producer | Engineer | Artist

New York, NY

Butcher Knives is a multilingual whirlwind of international musical and cultural movements, anchored to a high-octane world punk rock aesthetic. With roots in Morocco, Israel, Colombia, New York, and New Orleans, Butcher Knives truly embody their multi-lingual, diverse, and multi-cultural sound and message.

I produced, engineered, and wrote Butcher Knives' debut album "Misery."

Mad Meg

Mixing Engineer

New York, NY

Assembled and based in New York, the eclectic and hard-rocking band, with overtones of Eastern European existential anguish, have toured extensively in Russia and the former Soviet Bloc, including tours that covered close to 30 cities throughout the vast, frozen expanse of Russia, and in the course of which they shared the stage with such luminaries as Nogu Svelo, and Emir Kusturica and recorded a live album in a female prison in Lithuania.

I had the pleasure of mixing one of their records in my studio in Brooklyn, NY.

Dener Ceide

Mixing Engineer

New York, NY

World Music Artist, Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Producer, working with artists such as Lauren Hill and Tabou Combo.

I mixed one of his singles "Sele Bride". Amazing artist and human.

Placido Domingo Jr

Assistant Engineer

Miami, FL

Mexican-Spanish artist and producer, Domingo Jr. has written songs for many singers including Michael Bolton, Sarah Brightman, Diana Ross and his father, Placido Domingo.

I Assisted Engineered the production of this album under the guidance of multi Grammy and Latin Grammy winner, Producer Juan Cristobal "Mr.Sonic" Losada at Sonic Projects Studios located in Peer Music Miami.

Miami Int'l University of Art & Design

B.S. in Audio Production.

3.9 GPA. Summa Cum Laude.
Miami, FL.

Bachelor of Science in Audio Production.

Classes taken include:
- College Algebra, Geometry
- Finite Mathematics
- Physics I, II
- Acoustics I, II
- Digital Audio Systems
- Analog Systems
- Electronics I, II, III
- Advanced Electronics
- Synthesis & Sound Design

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