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We specialize in expressing ideas in environments, and creating meaningful experiences that resonate on a human scale. For us, visual communication is more than type, color and image, it’s an opportunity to connect people, places, and ideas. To inform. To educate. To enrich. To celebrate.

We design exhibitions, installations, wayfinding systems, workplaces, branding, donor recognition, and placemaking projects.
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Why a Meadow? Find out at the Gates Foundation campus.
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UW Design Show 2022 launches, celebrated with a special edition poster
Reinventing the Jacob Lawrence Gallery
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How We Work

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Self-initiated Projects
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We are hiring!


Studio Matthews is expanding and seeks a visual communication designer with three to five years of experience. Our team is busy, creative and collaborative — we design award-winning branding, exhibitions, installations, signage and wayfinding. The position requires strong design skills and a keen interest to develop knowledge in dimensional installations including materials, specifications, and fabrication methods. Because we collaborate closely with architects and landscape architects on many of our projects, knowledge of these fields is helpful. Our projects are anything but cookie-cutter, so we seek a designer who enjoys being challenged by a wide range of projects, who has the highest standards for design, and who wants to create great things!

Experience and Qualifications

We seek a designer with experience in:
—Graphic Design and Branding
—Exhibition and Installation Design
—Placemaking, including Environmental Graphic Design installations
—Wayfinding, Signage, Donor Recognition

—3-5 years in related design field: Graphic Design, Experience Design, Exhibition Design.
—Experience working on multiple, concurrent projects and complex, large-scale projects.
—Accurate and organized by nature. Enjoy problem solving.
—Strong time management skills.
—Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
—Proficient with Mac, Office Suite, Adobe Suite.
—A good sense of humor is more than welcome.