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  • User Experience Design

    I’ve helped improve user experience for LateRooms.com, OneBigSwitch.com.au, and most recently, The Tax Institute Read More

  • Prototyping

    I work with stakeholders to realise user feedback and business objectives in interactive prototypes. Read More

  • UI Design

    Using common design patterns and front-end frameworks, I design and build UI with identity and usability. Read More

  • Portfolio

    Intranet design participation
    As the User Experience Designer in a Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 project team, I was responsible for ensuring user engagement through participatory design. This involved facilitating ‘Champion’ workshops to understand specific user needs from an intranet and involving users in the design process.  
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    Search Prototyping
    Development of search prototypes that better suited the search behaviours of website users. Key findings from user interviews were: “As a tax agent, I use boolean search across all of my research tools, to get to the specific pieces of content that I need” “I am often scanning many documents to find specific pieces of […]
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  • Portfolio

    Responsive Redesign
    Project findings “Adaptation of the website to be device responsive, adhere to WCAG standards, improve search engine visibility and represent The Tax Institute brand.” As a UX Designer / Developer I advocated the importance of a mobile optimized website and developed a proposal for it’s design, build and release under a short timeline with limited resources. Quantitative Research Company […]
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    Digitizing a paper journal
    “Reimagining the monthly paper journal in a digital world” As a User Experience designer, it was my responsibility to ideate with the product manager and deliver a prototype solution for a digital version of the paper journal. We identified 3 user stories which framed the project “I want to access content from anywhere to better use my time.” “I want […]
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Recommendations

  • Jessica Readinghttp://bit.ly/JReading

    Matt's passion for design is demonstrated by the high standard he delivers.

  • Claire Dormerhttp://bit.ly/CDormer

    Matt's creative drive and wanting to deliver makes him a valuable team asset.

  • Mark Websterhttp://bit.ly/2ei6HhV

    Matt is a great character who thrives off being in creative environments.

  • Recent Posts

    A ‘Mobile Optimization Project’ – The process and what I learned
    As mobile vs. desktop content consumption is now beyond the tipping point in favour of mobile, it would be no surprise that a marketing department needed a mobile-optimized website for content marketing and a platform for a better product strategy for the company on the whole. These are the 2 drivers that whet the appetite for my company to […]
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    #MattToAus – The journey
    Back in 2010, when leaving the UK and embarking on the #MattToAus adventure I had some distinct goals to achieve from my travels, none more than exploring the challenges of design globally. 3 years on I realise that user behaviour on a global scale has a lot of crossover and the issues that designers face are shared globally. […]
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  • Addlib iPhone App - Matt Hodkinson - Digital Designer

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    An oldie, but a goodie.
    Safe to say, i’m a big fan of the Addlib iPhone app which I discovered a few years back and with the increasing popularity of photo manipulation apps like Instagram, i’m yet to find anything that draws on intelligent theories and algorithms like Addlib does. On first glance, the app could be considered an output of random graphics, but […]
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    My town Enmore
    I do enjoy living in Enmore, Sydney. For me the place is inspiring and as creative a hub as I have lived in since Manchester and there’s always the feeling that something is happening. Something unusual and bizarre and eclectic. Among typefaces, artwork filled walls and buildings, there’s always something to distract from whatever it […]
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