About Matthew W. Mayes, BFA

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Words for thought

"If you surround yourself with good and wise people that will drive you to success"


Quick Bio


Hello, I’m Matthew W. Mayes, founder and lead designer at Mayes Design Studios. In my 25+ years of experience, I’ve been able to work with clients and projects in many different industries in many different shapes and sizes. My desire is for smaller organizations and individuals who value professional design strategy and want a partner to work with one-on-one. I have an unnatural addiction to organization, like writing, and I’m known for corporate identity, branding and networking. Learn more on LinkedIn, follow my business drives on social media or get in touch with me at 602-875-4383 or email me. amayesingmatt@gmail.com.

Current Work

MAYES DESIGN STUDIOS, FOUNDER + DESIGN STRATEGIST & BRANDING ARTIST+DIRECTOR

I currently work as the founder and lead designer at Mayes Design Studios. At Mayes Design, we help small organizations harness the power of design for their advantage. We work with corporations, small businesses, startups, studios and agencies to help them develop a meaningful brand image and useful web presence. I brand the dreams of corporate, small organizations and individuals by guiding them through clarifying who they are and telling their story to the world. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIN!


ANCALA & McDOWELL MOUNTAINS MAGAZINES, FOUNDER + EDITOR + DIRECTOR

Ancala Magazines creates publications for Phoenix metro cities, the greater western divisions of US and specific brand industries. We work with business's, agencies and PR firms, to market their goals of awareness to the world. We provide articles, landing pages, design and many other services to brand them. 


IN CREATIVE, MARKETING, PR, WEB, PRINT & PUBLICATIONS, FOUNDER + CREATIVE/ART DIRECTOR

Our name says it all. We provide strategic business plans, marketing plans and branding from start-ups to major corporations. We are a group of individuals that are members due to education, great experience and positive drive to success. Most members have worked for major agencies, corporations or are entrepreneurs.


IN ENTREPRENEUR, FOUNDER + CREATIVE/ART DIRECTOR, BOARDMEMBER

Our name says it all. We provide strategic business plans, marketing plans and branding from start-ups to major corporations. We are a group of individuals that are members due to education, great experience and positive drive to success. Most members have worked for major agencies, corporations or are entrepreneurs.

Past Work

CTS ADVERTISING & PR -ART DIRECTOR + DESIGNER

Designing and learning all about the advertising industry for top of the line technology companies and other industries in the world. I helped create, worked for and hired the best artists, designers, writers, photographers and production people in the industry. This was the best experience I ever received in 20 years. It makes me a dinosaur in the technology industry and still learning as technology is changing fast and daily today.


IN CREATIVE DESIGN - ART DIRECTOR + GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Creating brand awareness for individuals, companies and corporations through strategic marketing strategies. The use of design, public relations, advertising, printing, internet, social media, video and mobile applications are just a few of the methods we use in our brand awareness programs.


ARIZONA PRINTING, PACKAGING & DESIGN + ILLUSTRATOR AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Worked as a Illustrator and graphic designer to prepare and design for client needs in print collateral and production  for commercial printing. Created drawings and idea layouts before beginning stages of computer graphics. and proofs.


MAD GRAPHICS AND DESIGN

Worked directly with the organization President as an in-house design team of one to produce all print and web collateral needed to marketing the organization. Additional responsibilities included managaging projects to meet deadlines, procuring vendor estimates, and in-house production of materials.

Community and Global Involvement

Designing, writing and producing needed materials for people, organizations and companies that help others.

Share the big news

Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know. we will put out the word.

Display their FAQs

Customers have questions, I have answers. I display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.