Meet the Team
Colormatics isn't a place, it's a people.
Meet our family of unusually dedicated and clever individuals, whose passion will make you think, "huh, they're really into video."
CEO / Director
Innovative process and a propensity to hustle is what drives Chris to punch up to the next level. Chris' scrappy attitude and streamlined approach has led him to direct national commercials for brands like FTX, Fiverr, and Providence. Having worked with celebrities like Stephen Curry, Shaquille O'Neal, and Trevor Lawrence, Chris's leadership has allowed Colormatics to compete with some of the biggest players in advertising.
COO / Creative Lead
As Founder and Creative Lead at Colormatics, Sean's constantly finding ways to innovate and streamline the process of ideation, so his team can build compelling, results-driven content. Don't let his cool demeanor fool you, Sean's creativity and gusto shines through in his ability to develop an idea into a full-fledged brand story. Sean is the brains behind projects for FTX, The Macallan, Lemonade, and more.
Aaron is known throughout the northwest as a craftsman and creative in the film industry. From writer and director to camera operator and sound mixer, Aaron prides himself on being involved in every part of the process. Over the past two decades he's created hundreds of commercials for companies like MLB, Microsoft, and Toyota, as well as feature films for clients like Sony, Fox, and Paramount Pictures.
Associate Creative Director
Josh began his career performing at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre and has written and produced projects for MTV, FX, Columbia Pictures, The Duplass Brothers, and Adult Swim. As a Creative Director, Josh has been lead creative on campaigns, social strategies, and promotions for Barnes & Noble, Autism Speaks, Reese’s, Kit Kat, Mounds, barkTHINS, and many others.
Senior Art Director
Having created specialized design strategy for brands such as Hershey’s, Reese’s, Mondelēz, Kraft Heinz and Walmart, Kris “KZ” knows a thing or two about crafting creative solutions for critical business opportunities. In an ever-evolving consumer climate, Kris drives impactful and creative campaigns that speak intuitively to both brands and the market. When not creating design magic, KZ is likely exploring – basset hound in tow – with a taco or bubble tea in hand.
Director of Photography
From the Seattle Seahawks to the Miami Heat, Max has worked on projects from coast to coast. His experience as DP has led him to work with the likes of Udonis Udonis and David Ortiz. A true cinema junkie, much of Max's inspiration comes from his love of Sci-Fi epics, like Interstellar and Blade Runner. It’s this love for emotive storytelling that drives Max to bring the big screen look to everything he shoots.
David has had a camera in hand ever since watching the Making of Jurassic Park on VHS at six years old. Originally learning the craft on Lego Movie Maker, he has since gone on to be proficient in the entirety of the post-production process; from editing to color-grading to sound design, you can usually find him diving into the next project while jamming out to the Stones.
Allison has combined her love of the storytelling process and people into a successful career in producing. After receiving a degree in Broadcast Media from Gonzaga, she has brought stories to life for companies like ABC, E! News, and Good Morning America. With her first love being the great outdoors, she enjoys life with one foot in nature and one foot in the advertising world.
From roaring of waves to the soft chirping of insects, Michaela was hooked on immersing herself in soundscapes. She attended Shenandoah University in Virginia, earning her BM in Music Production and Recording Technology. Michaela has since returned home to the lush evergreen forests of Washington further developing her passion for storytelling through editing and sound mixing.
Highly influenced by pop-culture and creative intention, Ryan is an artist and illustrator with a severe love of visual story-telling. Having always gone against the grain of his peers, Ryan's 'fan art' was eventually noticed by the likes of Marvel, Disney and NBC Universal. Ryan's work adopts surrealism that is both familiar and new, mixed with colorful design elements that enhance the most important qualities of a project.
Gilbert is an accomplished producer and content developer with a cinematic approach to storytelling. Measuring every aspect of his life from his daily macros to tasks and milestones — Gilbert is diligent in tracking details and being five steps ahead of any given situation. His MBA paired with years of project management experience in the marketing field makes Gilbert a creative force to be reckoned with.
As a full-time creative, Jackson has focused on crafting new and engaging experiences that leave a lasting impact on his clients' audience. He earned a degree in Broadcast Media from Gonzaga University and has worked on content for brands like ATP Tour, Goodwill Industries, and Microsoft.
Junior Copywriter / Photographer
Rachel specializes in creating striking imagery that's both forward-facing and accessible—working with brands to bring fresh insights and nuance—positioning herself at the forefront of this emerging generation, with unique insights into pop culture, trends, and fashion. And oh yeah, she did her homework—graduating from Gonzaga with a degree in Public Relations.
After receiving a degree in Graphic Design from Whitworth University, Darrien has developed many artistic abilities and creative opportunities. Ranging from design, photography, the full gamut of filmmaking, illustration, acting, back-up dancing, DJ-ing, and beat creation, there are no limitations to his eclectic endeavors.
Liam graduated from Colorado Film School with a degree in post-production film. These days, he gets excited at the chance to tell stories through video by putting together all the pieces of the puzzle into a cohesive, captivating whole. If he’s not in the editing room, you might find him playing music at a local venue.
Isabella Harris Hamlin
After graduating from Gonzaga University with a degree in Broadcast Media Studies, Isabella is eager to continue exploring her passion for video production. She's worked on student-led mini-documentaries about everything from the visual arts, to sports, to social issues. And when she’s not trying to solve world problems through filmmaking, you can find her creating videos about all her outdoor adventures.
Mitch believes that the creative process is the purest form of fulfillment and catharsis. This is evident in his extensive design portfolio, working on projects for Google, AT&T, Mountain Dew, and nearly every major brand you can think of. With an incredibly gifted eye for design and the technical skills to back it up, Mitch has proven himself to be a unicorn in the animation industry.
Corbin takes a documentarian’s approach in his storytelling, conducting insightful interviews and capturing intimate character portraits that strike an emotional chord with audiences. He's worked with numerous clients ranging from local non-profits to global brands like Mazda, Microsoft, Comcast, Intel, and McDonald’s. His love of pop culture and appreciation for classic cinema inspires each project he takes on.
If you watch TV, chances are you have seen Bryce's work. As a master storyteller, Bryce has led the charge editing ads for Infinity, McDonalds, Hyundai, Dominos, Netflix, Best Buy, American Airlines, Fruit of the Loom, and Hotels.com, to name a few. With a diverse history in film and collaborations with agency producers, art directors, and executive creative directors, his skillset is prime for editing compelling content for broadcast and new media. Working alongside Colormatics, Bryce leads a top-notch, no BS post house with our blossoming live-action production arm.
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