Matt Carey

Matt is an information designer with particular expertise in web and user interface design.

After graduating from the Typography & Graphic Communication BA(hons) course at the University of Reading (with a 2:1), Matt worked as a freelance designer before joining Text Matters as an information designer.

In January 2003 Matt started Lift, with the aim of working and collaborating on a range of different projects.

Matt has been designing and building websites since 1996, and in recent years has focused on the user experience and navigation, particularly within large websites. He also has extensive experience designing websites to meet the ever changing accessibility guidelines for w3c and e-government. Many of the projects have used content management systems with requirements for updating and maintenance by various types of user.

Matt has not only worked on electronic media, but also on print projects. He has designed a variety of materials including books, manuals, forms, magazines and posters.

Matt is a member of ATypI, and since 1999 has been involved in the conference newsletter and website.

Matt is also a member of GAWDS (Guild of Accessible Web Designers).

Matt is a sessional lecturer at the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, at the University of Reading.

When not working Matt enjoys cycling and has just started a blog called On my bike.

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  • Web and user interface design
  • Information design
  • Typography