Matthew Ware is a UI/UX Designer
Currently, I am thrilled with my positionas an Android and iOS UI/UX designer at a techstart-up company in the Cleveland, Ohio area.
Hire for Freelance
Interested in working with me on a project?Touch base with me to find out my availabilityand to discuss what I can do for you.
My name is Matthew Ware and I am a Graphic Designer. I was born and raised in the wonderful suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, and I am a proud alumnus of Ohio University. Aside from being an avid coffee enthusiast, I have found a great joy in my everlasting evolvement as a Graphic Designer. Though I am relatively early in my career, I have big ambitions to strive toward as a young professional and I am actively in pursuit of a better vehicle to achieve my goals.
I am continuously attempting to expand what I can do as a creative professional. While my undergraduate career focused on the fundamentals of design, such as form, function, intent, and concept; I have been able to work on a variety of projects due to my solid creative foundation and considerable attention to detail. From print to web, illustration to writing copy, research to implementation, and everything in between, let me work with you to achieve something spectacular.
MOBILE DEFENSE, Cleveland, OhioAndroid and iOS UI/UX Designer, April 2014 - Present
DIGITALGRAPHICS, Cleveland, OhioGraphic Designer, July 2012 - April 2014Worked with multiple clients on a variety of projects, including branding, layout design, signage and photography. Clients include Sherwin-Williams, Hospice of the Western Reserve and MTD Products.
FLOURISH, INC., Cleveland, OhioFreelance Graphic Designer, April 2012 - May 2012Refined layouts for K and K Interiors catalogs to include appropriate information, edit layout design and prepare files for production.
COSI - CENTER OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY, Columbus, OhioGraphic Design Intern, September 2011 - January 2012Updated existing signage to create a cohesive wayfinding system in select exhibits. Created unique wayfinding materials for various visiting exhibits and events at COSI.
AFRICLECTIC MAGAZINE, Athens, OhioLayout Designer, July 2011 - December 2011Built the visual language for the magazine. Designed layouts for the launch issue of the first-of-its-kind, collaborative-driven magazine for Cameroon.
FACTORY STREET STUDIO, Athens, OhioGraphic Design Intern, January 2011 - March 2011Created and implemented promotional materials (poster, t-shirt, program, branding) for their annual spring concert. Refined existing logo.
OHIO UNIVERSITY, Athens, OhioBachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, August 2007 - June 2011Curriculum included branding typography, layout design, color theory, web design, coding, serigraphy, book binding, lithography, painting, drawing, three-dimensional studies and photography.
Charles Logan Smith Excellencein Design Award, 2011
Athens Print Guild Archive atOhio University, 2011
OU Graphic Design Class of 2011Coordinator, 2010 - 2011
Ohio University Alden LibrarySpecial Collections, 2008 - 2011
Would you like to get in touch? Please contact me via one of the below methods. You will be hearing from me shortly!