Profile - Matt D Woodman [MISTD]
Profile - Matt D Woodman [MISTD]
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I’m Matt D Woodman

and I’m genetically 3% Tongan

Now that we’ve broken the ice let me tell you a little more about myself (if you want to discover more inane trivia about me — simply refresh the page)

About me (pushed for time)

Matt D Woodman is an awarded, Bristol based, Digital Designer, Typographer & Animator – hailing from the same aforementioned city.

He currently occupies the position of Digital Liaison at The Group of Seven.

About me (time to spare)

Socially and ethically conscious… Working at the cutting edge of technology introducing innovative and clever solutions to your client’s problems. Constantly learning and challenging established workflows. Think PDF forms, typefaces, like to produce that which is newer and more efficient.

Conscientious and astute creative, with an eye for detail and hunger for learning. Flare. Light & fun copy.

Things that I do

Although I’m always keen to develop and learn new skills, below is a list of core strengths that I bring to any workplace

Motion Graphics / Animation

Feature length animations, video explainers, social stings, brand idents & video editing

Print & Type Design

Typesetting workflow and attention to typographic detail/convention, publication design and typeface design/customisation

Digital Design & Communications

Responsive digital design, strategy & project management, WordPress CMS admin, UX/UI & limited development (CSS/HTML)

Adobe Creative Suite

After Effects0

Additional skills

CSS / HTML / Digital comms.0
Email Marketing (Mailchimp)0
Wordpress (CMS)0
Glyphs App (Type Design)0
Microsoft Office0

Work experience

The Group of Seven

Sept. 2014 – present

Junior Graphic Designer, graduating to Digital Liaison and Mid-Weight Graphic Designer

Internal Society of Typographic Designers

Apr. 2014

Elected with Merit to the ISTD, in recognition of typographic achievement — assessed publication satisfying membership criteria as judged by a panel of industry professionals

Various internship placements

Pre Sept. 2014

Shift Active Media [Mar. 2014], Positive Digital Agency [Aug. – Sept. 2013]

University of the West of England

Sept. 2011 – Sept. 2014

BA Hons Graphic Design graduate, Peer Assisted Learning tutor for A-Level Fine-Art students [Apr. – Jun. 2013], Co-Head Designer at UWE WesternEye Newspaper [Sept. 2013 – Sept. 2014]


Here you can find a selection of works that I’ve produced and contributed towards, both under full-time studio employment and when commissioned as a freelance designer

All projects produced under studio employment are attributed and password protected.

  • All
  • Freelance
  • TGoS

Various brands

Art direction / Branding & identity / Freelance / Illustration / Motion

Protected: Bristol Water

Branding & identity / Digital design & UX / Motion / Multiple projects / Print / Publication & editorial / TGoS

Protected: Colston Hall

Installation & exhibition / Motion / Multiple projects / Print / Publication & editorial / TGoS

Homely But Not At Home

Art direction / Award-winning / Freelance / Print / Publication & editorial / Self-directed

Brands I’ve worked with:

Studios worked in
Awards won
Satisfied clients
Years industry experience

Get in touch

Got an exciting job opportunity? Think I may have what it takes to fit into your creative team? Get in touch using the form below and lets arrange a meeting.

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