The Department of the 4th Dimension is
an award-winning creative agency made of
equal parts strategy, design and content creation.
We are a multi-dimensional storytelling company.
We create strategies, campaigns and experiences that reveal different perspectives, inspire new possibilities and celebrate the connections that bind us together as human beings.
We believe that critical thinking, innovative ideas and dramatic expression should overlap and work together. Actually, we believe that’s the key to making a difference.
Established in 2006, The D4D has been pioneering innovative forms of storytelling and content experiences for over a decade. Its integrated team of researchers, strategists, writers, designers, technologists and filmmakers are experts at transforming complex ideas into insightful, human narratives that have connected, entertained and moved audiences all over the world.
As a strategic and creative partner to brands and organizations, the firm works across all media to help its clients become more effective, dynamic, and inspiring participants in the cultural conversation.
Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Matt Checkowski is a designer, filmmaker and founder of The D4D. Over the course of his multi-disciplinary creative career, he has served as the creative force behind the dream sequences in Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report, as a creative director for the launch of Monday Night Football on ESPN, and the director of Summit Entertainment’s Lies & Alibis, starring Steve Coogan and Rebecca Romijn. Matt has spoken about the intersection of branding and storytelling at conferences and universities around the world, including Semi+Permanent, the AMA Symposium on Higher Education, Promax/BDA, the Kansas City Art Institute and his alma mater, NC State.
Matt is responsible for the strategic and creative leadership of The D4D, including safeguarding its most prized possession: the Best Food Porn of the Year award. Follow on Instagram, Twitter
Randi oversees all projects and operations at The D4D from inception through delivery. A seasoned leader and producer throughout her multifaceted production career, she has managed teams across a wide range of projects: from the Olympic Opening and Closing ceremonies in Atlanta and Salt Lake City, to the re-branding of the USA Network’s iconic Character’s Welcome campaign, the opening of The Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, and numerous advertising campaigns for clients including the University of California, Lexus, Blue Cross, Home Depot, Kia, Budweiser and Chrysler.
When not working on the next great project with The D4D, Randi spends time on her marginally more important job, as the mom of two busy boys. Follow on Instagram
Awards & Recognition