Matt grew up in a small town in southern Ohio drawing ninja turtles and Disney characters from paused VHS tapes. His artistic mother and encouraging father made sure he had the tools necessary to advance as an artist. His love for animation is what led him to pursue a career in graphic design.
With nearly 20 years of experience, Matt has had the opportunity to work with a broad range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. As an Art Director with IBM iX, Matt has helped secure new business with brands such as Reebok, Hertz, NetJets, Home Depot, Shell, Sherwin-Williams, Barnes & Noble, Shaw Floors, Tidy Cats, and more. His positive attitude and quiet confidence give him the ability to push through any situation.
Matt enjoys helping small businesses reach their full design potential, and has helped in the rebranding or launching of several Columbus businesses. He listens to his clients' wants and works with care to figure out their needs.
"Matt Holley is the most consistently brilliant graphic designer I know. He enjoys pushing his own creative limits, which keeps him at the forefront of design. He is always pleasant and inspiring to work with, and I've never needed to seek out another designer throughout my marketing career."
Marketing Manager, D.P. Dough Franchising, L.L.C.
Marketing Manager and CFO, J.A.M. Sessions
"Matt Holley has been the go-to graphic designer for the D.P. Dough franchise, which specializes in college locations selling late-night calzones. We couldn’t be happier with Matt’s responsiveness, professionalism, and quality of work. Most importantly, he is willing to listen to our vision and then build on it with his creativity and attention to detail. I am always impressed with the final product provided by Matt. I enthusiastically recommend hiring him to anyone for graphic design work!"
Executive Vice President, D.P. Dough Franchising, LLC
"Every time my business has a need for high-quality design for logos, shirts, posters, business cards, or anything else that exemplifies our brand, Matt Holley Design is always the first choice. Quick turn around times, a commitment to quality, and a willingness to work with us on the designs until it's truly perfect make it a no brainer for all our design needs. We constantly have customers asking who we hire for all of our graphic designs and I'm always proud to tell them of the fantastic work!"
"I have worked with Matt on a wide range of projects over several years. His designs are always fresh, vibrant, creative, and his style differentiates him in the marketplace. His products perfectly represent my company’s brand and identity; but they also are often award-winning, widely recognized designs. Finally, his demeanor, communication skills and ability to work within short deadlines make him a perfectly packaged designer and
Marketing Manager, Modern Medical Inc.
"Matt has the ability to translate thoughts into unique, original designs. Whether it’s a comprehensive illustration or simple drawing, Matt is always prepared to give his best efforts and deliver timely, professional creative works."