Designer, Frontend 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 12 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 working on improving my chops.


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

Things I enjoy designing:

UX, UI, Web, Apps, Logos

Design Tools:

  • Affinity Designer
  • Figma
  • Pen & Paper
  • Sketch

Frontend Developer

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

Languages I speak:

HTML, Pug, Slim, CSS, Sass, Git

Dev Tools:

  • Astro JS
  • Bitbucket
  • Bootstrap
  • Bulma
  • Codekit
  • Github
  • Netlify
  • Tailwind CSS
  • VS Code


I genuinely care about people, and enjoy helping them work on their craft.

Experiences I draw from:

UX/UI, Product design, Freelancing

Mentor Stats:

  • 9+ years experience
  • 30+ short courses
  • 65+ bootcamps
  • 250+ students
  • 2,500+ mentor sessions
  • 60+ group critiques
  • 18,000+ bits of feedback

My Recent Work

Here are a few past design projects I've worked on. Want to see more? Email me.

High-end, custom residential renovaters serving Fraser Valley homeowners.

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Accounting and tax services characterized by quality, reliability and trust.

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

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Business savvy tech experts helping forward thinking companies get things done.

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

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

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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 used hundreds of web and mobile apps in different industries and verticals. Eventually, I decided that it would be a fun challenge to design and build my own.

Affordable, human-crafted logos for startups and indie projects.

Community platform for miniature painters to learn, connect, and showcase work.

AI-driven changelog that turns git commits into release notes, instantly.

Short, focused design and growth collabs for startup tech founders.

Simple feedback and engagement tools that help teams ship winning products.

on hold

Next level plug and play chassis systems for custom DIY lightsaber builds.

on hold

A powerful, easy-to-configure form backend for designers and developers.

exited in 2024

A space and member management solution for coworking communities.

acquired in 2017

A collaborative tool for creating simple, effective user personas.

acquired in 2016

Interested in collaborating with me?

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

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