2017 One Show Design Jury
Matt has earned awards from the Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, Cannes, the One Club, Publishers Weekly and the Art Directors Club. He was also selected for Young Guns X by the Art Directors Club as one of the top designers under 30.
Previously, Matt was the Graphic Design Lead at Airbnb, where he led work on one of the most covered identity relaunches of the last 5 years. He developed some of the largest and most visible campaigns the company has made to date, including its first community driven platform, Create Airbnb.
Prior to Airbnb, Matt worked for three years at Collins as Director of Design. He worked on large and small brands alike, including IBM, American Express, Babyganics, NASCAR and Target.
Matt is also an author and children’s book illustrator. Some of this work includes his children’s book “Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox: The Great Pancake Adventure” which the Library of Congress asked him to present during its National Book Week in Washington, DC.
Matt is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts' prestigious “Design as Entrepreneur” MFA program. He currently lives with his wife Mary, an art therapist and artist, and their dog Japhy, in the Bay Area.