About Us

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Our History

Amplifying brand vision with compelling creative since ‘96.

Receptor officially launched in November 2023 after 27 years of operation as Delin Design, carrying with it the consistency of Delin’s stellar team and track record. Founded by Matt Smith, a long-standing partner at Delin Design since 2012, Receptor now looks ahead to the next era of the firm as a fully remote design agency.

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Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Levi Perkins

Levi Perkins

Creative Director
Autumn Rose Lester

Autumn Rose Lester

Graphic Designer
Steven Lee

Steven Lee

Cross-Media Designer
Jacob Janson

Jacob Janson

Dylan Kelly

Dylan Kelly

Designer / Animator

Our guiding principles

Develop personal connections.

Amplifying brands requires a dedicated understanding of the products and people that make up organizations to encourage the best possible response.

Be a source of consistency.

Managing brands requires thorough creative exploration, expert communication, and coordination across all channels.

Find the strongest signal.

Combining the right image, font, color, and headline can be a catalyst for creative success. Exploration is key to making audiences receptive to your brand story.

Go beyond.

Envelopes were made to be pushed, and businesses expect the best when working with an agency. Finding the balance between "want" and "need" and exercising those pathways is critical.

Embrace the process.

Creatives are meant to create. Stories are meant to be told. Doing what we love and sharing the process with our clients enhances relationships and results.

Strength in numbers.

Receptor is the sum of its parts. Every individual brings unique vision and skills that further serves to amplify our value and creative output.

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“Receptor is everything you want in an agency partner. Working with Receptor on our healthcare accounts, the team demonstrates its keen ability to create informative and engaging branding, content and websites that speak to all stakeholders from patients to physicians to administrators to regulatory to investors.”

— Helen Shik, Founder & Principal, Shik Communications

“What a terrific experience working with Receptor has been. I was so impressed with their extraordinary creativity and attention to detail in absolutely every piece of event material. Most importantly, these are a wonderful and highly professional group of people to work with.”

— Paula Most, Arts Coordinator, Lifespan Hospitals

“We got to know Receptor over a number of years. Their team was thorough, structured, and collaborative throughout the entire process. They got to know our company, our customers, and our unique position in the industry, and the resulting wireframes and storyboards were incredible assets for us bringing the site to life.”

— Ricky Ashenfelter, CEO & Co-Founder, Spoiler Alert

“We were working on a tight timeline, and asked Receptor to go from concept to live website in a couple of months. The team took our cues and ran with the complete design process, was incredibly quick to react to feedback and iterate with us, and completed their work ahead of schedule. We’re thrilled with the result, and the way that Receptor was able to capture the essence of our company, products, brand and people in an impactful way.”

— Andrew Pucher, CEO, Dascena (Acquired)

“We have been very pleased with the exceptional service and creativity in design provided by Receptor. The healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are complex, but we have seen them take our vision and accurately portray that into project designs that are very effective and engaging within our industry.”

— Eric Haman, Director, Global Corporate Communications, West Pharmaceutical Services

“We are absolutely thrilled with the brand and site redesign thatReceptor did for us. They truly listened to understand our objectives and creative vision, and they produced something better than we could have ever imagined.”

— Allison Nolan, VP Marketing, ProdPerfect

“Receptor was a critical component in helping us revitalize our website and branding. Their efforts breathed new life into our brand and allowed us to promote ourselves in a way that stands out from the competition in the genomic research market. In addition to the quality work, they also provided expert detail and care every step of the way.”

— Ivan Liachko, Founder & CEO, Phase Genomics

“We engaged Receptor as creative consultants for the launch of our newest platform, and their input on our branding and design proved to be invaluable. Nothing beats an objective view, and Receptor’s experience, knowledge, and support were second to none.”

— Christine Parent, Associate VP, Meditech

“Thank you all so much! I’ve never worked with a team that’s as thoughtful, well-organized, clear communicating and TALENTED as you are. We are ever grateful and look forward to the next project.”

— Lisabeth Sewell, CEO, Sparkle Stories

“Receptor was an excellent partner throughout our website redevelopment. Their team’s creativity, timeliness and collaboration ensured our new website embodied Form’s mission and effectively communicated our technology under some tight time constraints.”

— Rachel Smedley, Business Operations Lead, Form Energy

“Receptor executed beautifully, both from a creative and technical perspective, and delivered the new site in record time. The genomics space is extremely dynamic. Having a website that is sophisticated, yet easy to update as discoveries happen, is invaluable.”

— Maryke Appel, Founder & President, EXO Consulting

“Receptor is truly first-class. Their business insights, creative excellence, in-depth technical knowledge, and genuine camaraderie were essential in the creation of our brand, packaging and online store. Everything went smoothly from start to finish.”

— Therese Adlhoch Smith, President and Founder, Adlhoch Group

“Their generosity and hustle at the margins of the project really surprised me. Business is hard enough without mopping up after irresponsible providers. Working with Receptor, I felt for once that I had reliable partners in my corner making problems go away. I can’t adequately emphasize how much that peace of mind was worth to me.”

Raman Shah, Data Scientist

“Receptor’s team was fair, responsive and talented. They exceeded expectations, accommodated our many requests, and the finish product speaks for itself. As the company founder, I found it extraordinarily meaningful to see 20 years of effort displayed in such a artful form. Receptor couldn’t come more highly recommended.”

— Robert MacCormack, Founder, Avid Engineers

“Marketing is ever-evolving in real estate. When seeking out a company to build a dynamic yet simplified enough website to use on the front and back ends, Receptor was hands down the best solution. They delivered a very fresh product which was ultra-responsive, on time, reasonably priced and their training and constant support were second to none!”

— Emilio DiSpirito IV, Engel & Volkers

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