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 over 11 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 one design problem at a time.


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
  • Font Awesome
  • Pen & Paper
  • Sketch
  • Webflow

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:

  • Atom
  • Bitbucket
  • Bootstrap
  • Bulma
  • Codekit
  • Github
  • Surge
  • Terminal
  • Vercel


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

Experiences I draw from:

UX/UI, Product design, Freelancing

Mentor Stats:

  • 7 years experience
  • 26 short courses
  • 65 bootcamps
  • 200+ students
  • 2,350+ mentor sessions
  • 60+ group critiques
  • 16,500+ comments

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 try designing and building my own.

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

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

Intelligent API solution for automatic spam protection without the manual work.

in development

A people-friendly content publishing platform that integrates with any tech stack.

in development

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


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

validating idea

Human-crafted logos and brand assets for startups and indie hacker projects.

validating idea

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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