Matt Davies

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Manchester, UK

Over 20 Years experience propelling Global brands through Graphic Design, Art Direction, Branding & Book Cover Design.

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I have worked as a Senior Freelance Creative in Dublin, Ireland, The Isle of Man, throughout England and New Zealand working for such agencies as Enterprise IG/The Identity Business, True North, BDH/TBWA, Ogilvy, Propaganda, Iris Worldwide, McCann Worldgroup - London & Manchester, Colenso .99 (BBDO) and Interbrand to name but a few.

Specialties: Book Cover Designer / Brand Creation / Brand Implementation / Brand Strategy / Naming / Advertising / Concepts / FMCG Packaging / Corporate Identity / Corporate Communications / Front-End Web Design / Ability to translate brands seamlessly across all customer touch points.

Clients over this time Include: Nestlé, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, HEAD, ASDA, Burtons Biscuits, Cadbury, Vodafone NZ, Kathmandu, New World, Air New Zealand, Skycity, Vodafone Warriors, Mazda, Jeep, Super Liquor, Carters, Westpac, Irish Rugby Football Union, FIFA, Regatta, Bacardi, Eircom, Heineken, LG Electronics, Golden Vale Foods, National Concert Hall, Abbey Theatre, Irish Post, Toni & Guy, Baltimore Technology’s, Irish Distillers, Adidas, MUFC Plc, GHD, Auckland International Airport, Kelloggs UK & USA, Satara Co-operative Group, Port of Tauranga, Bay Health Foundation, Fonterra, AIB Bank, Bórd Gáis, Hibernian, Bank of Scotland, Gilbey’s, Davy Stockbrokers, Enterprise Ireland, Irish Energy Centre, Independent Group, Airlines, Isle of Man Post Office (Royal Mail), Barclays Bank.

Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Health & wellbeing
New Age
Self-help & Self-improvement
Fiction
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Inspirational
Thriller

Certifications

  • HND Design Communications

Work experience

Senior Book Cover & Branding Designer

Self-employed
January, 2011 – Present (about 8 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Life DIY

Pete Cohen

With Pete you can fix it! Is your life in need of an overhaul? Have you reached a point where you can no longer ignore the neglected areas of your life? If so, this is the book for you. Life DIY gives you the tools you need to change what isn't working so that you can meet your potential and realise your dreams. Follow the 12 steps inside this book and you'll feel: happier and more positive; c... read more

With Pete you can fix it! Is your life in need of an overhaul? Have you reached a point where you can no longer ignore the neglected areas of your life? If so, this is the book for you. Life DIY gives you the tools you need to change what isn't working so that you can meet your potential and realise your dreams. Follow the 12 steps inside this book and you'll feel: happier and more positive; c... read more

Lovin' Life: A Guide to Authentic Self-Discovery

Garvin DeShazer

What if the quality of your life depends less on your circumstances than on your beliefs—about yourself, your relationships, and about the world and your place in it? What if why you hold the beliefs you do is even more important than what you believe? What if the questions you’ve secretly been afraid to ask matter more than the answers you’ve defended so dogmatically all your life?What if fin... read more

What if the quality of your life depends less on your circumstances than on your beliefs—about yourself, your relationships, and about the world and your place in it? What if why you hold the beliefs you do is even more important than what you believe? What if the questions you’ve secretly been afraid to ask matter more than the answers you’ve defended so dogmatically all your life?What if fin... read more

Gone Ahead

Kevan Lee

"It’s beautiful, and people need to read it." - Cheri Hanson, North/PacificA story about grief, loss, and hopeGone Ahead speaks to something true about us all - how we deal with loss, how we cope, how we recover. When his father is diagnosed with brain cancer, everything changes for Kevan and his family. The world spins beyond their control: surgery, chemo, remission, recurrence; hope, loss, f... read more

"It’s beautiful, and people need to read it." - Cheri Hanson, North/PacificA story about grief, loss, and hopeGone Ahead speaks to something true about us all - how we deal with loss, how we cope, how we recover. When his father is diagnosed with brain cancer, everything changes for Kevan and his family. The world spins beyond their control: surgery, chemo, remission, recurrence; hope, loss, f... read more

Simply Unbreakable: Overcoming Childhood Trauma and Living a Fearless Life

De Fletcher

Dealing with bullies or abuse is one thing, but what if there’s no sanctuary at home? What if your trusted adults do nothing, or worse yet, they abuse you? If you’ve ever been a victim, you know how much it can hurt. This book is about one woman’s journey through bullying, emotional and sexual abuse, and the feeling that life is just one long nightmare.If you’ve ever found yourself in the foll... read more

Dealing with bullies or abuse is one thing, but what if there’s no sanctuary at home? What if your trusted adults do nothing, or worse yet, they abuse you? If you’ve ever been a victim, you know how much it can hurt. This book is about one woman’s journey through bullying, emotional and sexual abuse, and the feeling that life is just one long nightmare.If you’ve ever found yourself in the foll... read more

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Flow Shakti

Matt did a great job with my book cover! It turned out perfectly. He was responsive to my requests about changes and had a great artistic vision. I am really happy with the final product.

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Flow Shakti, February 2019


Spenser Warren

Matt did a great job on the cover of the prequel novella for my Callahan Boyle series, Marked For Murder. The cover exceeded my wildest expectations and is a kick ass cover that will do a great job of attracting readers to sign up for my mailing list. Matt even went above and beyond with great social media graphics to help me promote the book. I'll definitely hire Matt again for another cove...

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Spenser Warren, February 2019


Tieshena Davis

Working with Matt was a great experience from start-to-finish. He delivered a creative cover that included all requested details, which I'm sure will help my client meet her book marketing goals from the very first glance. Matt is professional, responsive and an overall great artist! I look forward to working with him again in the near future.

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Tieshena Davis, February 2019


John Schmitt

Matt is creative, responsive and delivers good work at fair price. We’ll hire him again, which is best testimony I can give.

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John Schmitt, September 2018

Matt Davies

It has been a pleasure to work with John, a true professional.

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