Designer, Front-end Developer & Mentor

I design and code beautifully simple things, and I love what I do.

Hi, I’m Matt. Nice to meet you.

Since beginning my journey as a freelance designer nearly 8 years ago, I've done remote work for agencies, consulted for startups, and collaborated with talented people to create digital products for both business and consumer use. I'm quietly confident, naturally curious, and perpetually improving my chops.

Designer

I value simple content structure, clean design patterns, and thoughtful interactions.

Things I enjoy designing:

UX, UI, Web, Mobile, Apps, Logos

Design Tools:

  • Balsamiq Mockups
  • Figma
  • Invision
  • Marvel
  • Pen & Paper
  • Sketch
  • Webflow
  • Zeplin

Front-end Developer

I tend to code things from scratch, and enjoy bringing ideas to life in the browser.

Languages I speak:

HTML, Pug, Slim, CSS, Sass, Less

Dev Tools:

  • Atom
  • Bitbucket
  • Bootstrap
  • Bulma
  • Codekit
  • Codepen
  • Github
  • Gitlab
  • Terminal

Mentor

I genuinely care about people, and love helping new designers work on their craft.

Where I teach:

Designlab’s UX Academy

Mentor Stats:

  • 3 years experience
  • 26 short courses
  • 24 bootcamps
  • 90+ students
  • 750+ mentor sessions
  • 60+ group critiques
  • 8,000+ comments

My Recent Work

Here are a few recent design projects. Want to see more? Email me.

Blockchain pioneers bringing transparency, trust, and security to supply.

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Business savvy tech experts helping forward thinking companies do amazing things.

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Vancouver's tower crane rental service and support leader since 1974.

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Collaborative tool for creating web-based user personas for design projects.

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Results-oriented, responsive and flexible full service civil engineering company.

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Custom lumber product supplier serving the Canadian construction industry.

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I'm proud to have collaborated with some awesome companies:

My Startup Projects

I'm a bit of a digital product junky. Over the years, I've demoed and trialed hundreds of web and mobile apps in different industries and verticals. Eventually, I decided that it would be a fun challenge to try designing and building my own.

Simple form backend for designers and developers. Easy to setup. No coding required.

www.usebasin.com

Beautifully simple websites for independent distributors of Young Living Essential Oils.

www.ylbuilders.com

Simple feedback and engagement tools for teams that want to build and ship winning products.

www.launchwithhouston.com

Interested in collaborating or investing?

I’m always open to discussing product design work or partnership opportunities.

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Testimonials

People I've worked with have said some nice things...

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Interested in working together? We should queue up a chat. I’ll buy the coffee.