The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising and design. For over 50 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

One Show 2013 Jury

John Matejczyk

Creative Director & Founder


San Francisco

A holder of nine One Show pencils, John is founder and creative director of San Francisco agency, MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER.

In just the first three years of business, the agency has been honored with two One Show pencils, as well as top honors at the Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, Cannes, ANDY's, Clios, AICP, and SXSW.

Their work for clients like Google, Slavery Footprint, and iMeet has been covered by media around the world as diverse as the New York Times, CNN, The Guardian, La Repubblica, Le Monde, and Times of India. It has been called a "masterpiece" by Mashable and "the future of interactive advertising" by the Huffington Post. Advertising Age honored the agency as one of "Ten to watch in 2012" and named them a "Small Agency of the Year."

Prior to founding the agency, John created foundational campaigns for clients like HP, Netflix, got milk?, H&R Block, Snickers, Boost Mobile, and Adobe as one of the most awarded creative directors at Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Fallon, and Y&R Chicago. He has also been a visiting creative director to agencies like BBH NY, 180 LA, and TBWA\Chiat\Day NY.

John enjoys the support of his wife and three kids in Oakland, CA.




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