Matthew Hodges

Matthew Hodges

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Matthew Hodges

Matthew Hodges

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Matt is a creative graphic designer with 14 years professional experience, specialising in design for print. Matt can help you with all kinds of design projects, from brochures, posters and reports through to branding and logo design. Matt has excellent layout and typographical skills and is an expert with Adobe Creative Suite applications. Matt is a dedicated and adaptable freelancer who works well under pressure.
  • Staying Creative Project #3 – Firestorm
    Staying Creative Project #3 – FirestormThe third in our series of self-initiated projects is Firestorm, a half-imagined Superhero movie (there are several existing superheroes that name, but our project isn't based on any of them in partcular… we just liked the name!). With Helen Maybanks behind the camera once more, our subject for this shoot was actor Brian Law, and to help create his look we enlisted Lily Simmonds for the day to work on Brian's hair and make-up. To begin with, Lily created a striking gold flash across Brian's
  • Staying Creative Project #1 – La Bohème
    Staying Creative Project #1 – La BohèmeAs for so many people working in the arts, the last six months have been a very challenging time. Many of my clients are facing an existential crisis, which in turn has had a huge impact on my work. As a way to stay creative, focussed and productive while the situation plays out, I have embarked on a series of self-initiated projects in collaboration with photographer Helen Maybanks. For both of us, these projects are an opportunity to explore ideas, experiment with new techniques, and produc
  • Staying Creative Project #2 – Medea
    Staying Creative Project #2 – MedeaThe second in our series of self-initiated projects is Medea, the ancient Greek tragedy by Euripides. On this shoot myself and photographer Helen Maybanks were joined by the talented Diana Estrada Hudson, who did a great job on our model’s hair and makeup. Helen shot with long exposure using rear curtain flash. The resulting images captured our model in two positions – a starting pose and a final pose – with a certain amount of motion blur in between. Thematically the images could suggest
Work history
    Graphic DesignerMatt Hodges Design
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Since 2010 I have been working as a freelance graphic designer. During this time I have developed greatly as a creative designer, expanded my range, honed my techincal skills, and built lasting relationships with clients across mulitple sectors.
    Graphic DesignerTrinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    During my time as Graphic Designer at Trinity Laban I was an integral member of the Marketing and Communications Department, with overall responsibility for designing the majority of the performance- and education-focussed materials, including: prospectuses, what's-on brochures, theatre/concert marketing collateral, advertising and internal documents.
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  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Layout Design
  • Typography
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Poster Design
  • Brochure Design
  • Logo Design
    University of Leeds logo
    University of Leeds logo
    2:1 (BA Hons) Graphic DesignUniversity of Leeds
     - Leeds, United Kingdom