I love moving pixels as much as I love Swiss typography, and can carry a design from paper sketch, to digital comp, to a functioning interactive prototype in HTML5/JS.

Technical Skills

Design:
  • Sketch, Illustrator, Fireworks and Photoshop
    • Prototyping:
      • HTML5/JS
Motion:
  • Motion, Final Cut Pro and After Effects
  • Arizona State University
  • May 2010
  • College of Design

Bachelor of Science in Design: Graphic Design

Graduated summa cum laude, GPA: 3.86
Projects cover a wide range of design disciplines, including:
  • Interaction/UI design
  • Visual design
  • Motion design
  • Information design

Microsoft

May 2012–Present
The design studio for Windows Phone product and web experiences.

Interaction Designer

Responsible for conception, design and execution of mobile products with a focus on products that bridge the physical-to-digital divide.
  • Mobile product design
  • Visual design
  • Interaction/UX/UI design
  • Motion design
  • HTML5/JS prototyping
  • Video editing

Design Army

July 2011–February 2012
A design studio specializing in corporate identity, brand development and visual design.

Interaction/Visual Designer

Responsible for conception, presentation and execution of projects with a focus on strategy, concept and problem solving.
  • Interaction/UX/UI design
  • Visual design
  • Motion design
  • Video editing
  • HTML5/JS
  • WordPress development

Paul Howell Design

June 2010–July 2011
A design studio specializing in corporate identity, brand development and visual design.

Interaction/Visual Designer

Responsible for conception, presentation and execution of projects with a focus on strategy, concept and problem solving.
  • Interaction/UX/UI design
  • Visual design
  • Motion design
  • Branding and identity design
  • Print design
  • HTML5/JS and AS3

ASU Provost
Communications Group

August 2009–May 2010
The internal design team for the ASU Provost Office.

Interaction/Visual Designer

Responsible for conception and execution of projects with a focus on strategy and communication.
  • Interaction/UX/UI design
  • HTML5/JS and AS3
  • Motion design
  • Information design
  • Video editing
  • Sound design

Postmachina Design/CardCloud

July–August 2009
A design studio and web startup company specializing in interaction, UI and visual design.

Interaction/Visual Design Intern

Responsible for conception and execution of projects with a focus on usability, aesthetics and concept.
  • Interaction/UX/UI design
  • HTML, CSS and WordPress
  • Branding/identity design
  • iPhone app design

ASU Institute for
Social Science Research

December 2008–May 2009
The internal design team for the ASU ISSR.

Graphic Designer

Responsible for conception and execution of projects with a focus on usability and concept.
  • Interaction/UX/UI design
  • HTML, CSS and AS3
  • Information design
  • Flash design

State Press

August–November 2008
The ASU student newspaper.

Lead Graphic Designer

Responsible for daily newspaper layout with a focus on clarity and legibility.
  • Art direction
  • Production
  • Prepress
  • Illustration

Arizona State University

2009

Kenneth and Jo Ann White Memorial Scholarship

Competitive graphic design award based on GPA
and academic performance.

Arizona State University

2006–2010

President’s Scholarship

Competitive award based on GPA and academic performance.

Schule für Gestaltung Basel

2008

Basics in Design and Typography

Three-week workshop in drawing, color, typography, and 3-D form, with three professionals from the Basel School of Design, Switzerland and Wolfgang Weingart.

University of California, LA

2005

Design | Media Arts Summer Institute

One-week workshop in digital photography, design and printmaking.

Instagram

2013–Present

instagram.com/matthewmang

I ocassionally take photographs on my pocket computer.

Design Riff

2011–Present

designriff.tumblr.com

Visual collaboration blog.

Phx’ed

2011–Present

phxed.tumblr.com

Fixed-gear bicycle culture collaborative blog.

Mad to Live

2009–Present

matthewmang.tumblr.com

Personal art, design and humor blog.

For Fun

Design and produce paper sculptures, compose and record music, cook, ride bicycles and play ping pong.