ZAGREB, CROATIA // Maja Matas is the Director and Chief Creative Officer at Amblem. She manages the young creative agency in building products and services with a focus on branding and design. From fashion lines to political campaigns, she believes in the importance of getting good insights before building better experiences.
Prior to Amblem, Maja was Head of Private Label Design at Croatians leading home improvement retail chain Pevex. She defined the company’s brand architecture and designed new brands and creative solutions for products, product lines and packaging. Prior to the role she was Head of Corporate Identity at the same company, responsible for the development of all brand standards and management of the design department.
Apart from the in-house roles in the retail industry, her background in industrial and graphic design allowed her to work for global brands like Nestle, Ford, Burn etc.
Maja has a Doctor of Science Degree in Graphic Technology and Design, and has worked at several Universities as a Lecturer in the field of Visual communications and Design in Market communications.
Throughout the years, Maja won a number of international design rewards and was published in international scientific journals and is a member of Mensa.