Matt Ipcar is a New York based interactive designer currently working as design director at Blue State Digital. As Design Director for the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team, Matt was in charge of developing visual design and information architecture for WhiteHouse.gov, Change.gov, and other Transition projects both online and off. Prior to the transition, Matt worked in the '08 Obama campaign's Chicago headquarters as the new media team's Rapid Response Design Director. Before the 2008 campaign, Matt was Design Director for Fenton Communications. From 2004-2007, Matt was Principal Designer in the New York studio of frogdesign. Ipcar also has a background in news photography. Matt holds a degree in environmental planning and design from the SUNY at Buffalo School of Architecture.