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About Matthew Magain
Matthew Magain (@mattymcg) is passionate about communicating information using visuals, and teaching others to do the same. A freelance user experience consultant, he helps clients communicate to their customers and to each other, through the use of sketching, design, and illustration. His clients have included World Vision, AustralianSuper, and the Australian Labor Party.
Matthew has won a Mobie award, has been featured in several books, and has presented at conferences in Australia and overseas. He is also the co-founder of UX Mastery, an online resource for aspiring user experience designers, where he regularly shares his insights and experiences from over 10 years of designing web and mobile apps. He spends his spare time illustrating children’s books.
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Matt makes us all jealous, not only with tales of adventure in Turkey, but also with his upcoming return to Istanbul to speak at the UX Alive! conference on 11-13 May. Feel free to slap him for me next time you see him, wont you?
Luke and Matt made their annual pilgrimage to the UX Australia conference, to teach, learn, and hang out with Australia’s UX community. Matt shares some of his sketchnotes and thoughts on the conference.
It’s been a long time since the last UX Mastery podcast episode!
Matt chats with Marcel Van Hove, a Bikablo-certified visual facilitator, about graphic recording, visual thinking, and how honing your drawing skills can give you a competitive advantage.
On Monday July 20, we’re running another of our popular Introduction to UX Design workshops at Nest Coworking in Melbourne.
Whether you’re directly responsible for designing digital products, or only peripherally involved, this workshop will give you enough experience to feel confident working with a user-centred design process.
We’re delighted to announce a partnership with SitePoint, an organisation that has been producing high quality web design and development content for years.
All UX Mastery ebooks are now available to download or read online as part of a Learnable membership.
Last month, Matt travelled to the Philippines to teach a workshop about how to inspire innovation in your workplace. Fair warning: his write-up of the trip includes photos of hammocks, beaches, and enviable countryside. Read on to live vicariously!
May 21 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
To coincide with this event, we teamed up with the lovely folks from A11y Bytes to create a whiteboard animation about accessibility—a fun, informative piece targeted at the creators of digital experiences.
UX Mastery is heading offline—in a good way!
We have a ton of in-person UX workshops and social gatherings coming up. Now’s the time to take advantage of early bird pricing on our popular UX training.
Today we completed the first stage of the new UX Mastery—rolling out the logo across the main site, various sub-sites, and social media channels.
Matt explains the story behind the evolution of the new logo—the process followed, the original concepts, and some of the rationale behind the decisions made.