Edward Mattson

43 Margaret Street

Browns Mills, NJ 09015

Phone: 609-321-6177


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Summary of Qualifications:


Media /Print and Web Design

  • started in 2007 ,a design company

  • building and designing websites

  • Media production

  • photography

  • social media

Production Management

  • 20 years of experience in residential and commercial construction

  • Ability to read blueprints, project plans and specifications

  • Excellent mathematical and analytic skills necessary to estimate costs and material needs

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills necessary to deal with clients, architects, subcontractors and inspectors

  • Advanced plumbing and electrical skills

  • Knowledge of building codes

  • Experience supervising subs and work crew

  • Familiar with auto cad and drawing plans

  • Experience in framing to finish work

  • Expert knowledge of all tools and construction equipment


Professional Experience:


Healthy Harvest Farm Camden 2015 -2016

  • Farm Manager – Building of a community farm in Camden NJ with the intent of job placement and training for homeless residents of a near by shelter.


Emmor Works , 2014

Vincentown NJ

  • Manager of everyday operations of a furniture company , building farmhouse style tables.


Freelance Carpenter, 2000-Present


  • Jobs included high-end custom woodworking, cabinet and furniture making, home improvement projects such as: decks, bathroom, kitchen remodels and additions.


Phil Park Construction, 2002-2009

San Francisco, CA

  • Lead carpenter

  • Residential remodels, decks and additions.

  • Supervision of crew and subs, as well as manage inspections

  • Communications between Architects/ Designers and Clients

  • Oversaw projects from start to completion

Architectural Design and Photography

  • Design of various small to large projects

  • Photographer


Web Designer, 2007-Present

  • Implement and design websites for various clients

  • portfolio and website - paperdoor


Freelance Lighting Technician/Grip /Gaffer/ Photographer/Producer, 1992-2002

New York City Film Industry

  • Worked on various productions: Commercials , Feature Films and documentaries

  • Lead of Grip and electrical departments running crews up to 10 persons

  • Knowledge in all types of film and lighting rigging

  • Carpentry for camera, art and prop departments

  • Producer and shooter for various companies, CBS , Nickelodeon, Sci Fi channel , A&E and more.


Freelance Art Installer, 1993-2002

New York, NY

  • Managed and designed various art installations for several New York City

Galleries and artists.

  • Impeccable detail and clean work habits

  • Supervised crew for various installations


Dumbo Theatre Exchange –DTX, 2000-2002

New York, NY

  • Supervised construction of DTX theater space from the ashes of “Old Broadway”

  • Re-purposed theater lighting equipment from off Broadway theaters in NYC for use in new creative ventures.

  • Designed and built custom furniture for DTX Lounge, the theaters cafe and bar.

  • Produced theater events and Managed a troupe of actors/performers at DTX and other performance spaces throughout NYC


Mattson General Contracting, 1987-1990

Central New Jersey

  • Worked with family business on various home improvement projects during high school and college.




Urban Farming – rooftop semi community garden Brooklyn NY. 1991-1995

Community Garden – helped establish a local community garden in

Outer Sunset California. 2004.

Designed and assisted in construction of high tops on Organic Farms in California.

Gardening – presently cultivating a large organic vegetable and herb garden.

Raising chickens – built a chicken coop that currently houses a flock of four.

Deerfoot Lodge Boys Camp, Assistant Counselor –taught youth how to sail, tie knots, archery skills and more.
Extravertical Climbing Gym - Climbing Instructor – Indoor/outdoor climbing gym in NYC.
Bomba Surf School, Surf Instructor – provided beginner surf lessons to clients age 15 to 55.
Boy Scouts of America, achieved Life Scout –Second highest ranking below Eagle.
Boat Restoration – restored a 1968 “Egg Harbor” 43’ Wooden Motor Yacht.
Music – VisionGuild, San Francisco – built a fully functional music recording and photography studio in which I then recorded my first album “Kathy”.






Ramapo College

Mahwah, New Jersey


Westfield High School

Westfield, New Jersey