Matt Leighfield MDes AFHEA

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Specialist Subject Areas

Web Technologies, Social Media, programming for designers and artists


BA (hons) Multimedia
Master of Design (MDes)
Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)


In 2000, Matt graduated from the University of Wales, Newport with a Degree in Multimedia. Since then he has worked as Multimedia designer, teacher and technician, developing his creative and technical skills. He has worked for clients such as the BBC, the Welsh National Opera, and the NHS, and has taught at Further and Higher Education levels. He continues to develop his interests in the creative potential of emerging digital technologies, working with students and staff throughout CSAD in areas such as Graphics, Textiles and Illustration.

In 2013 Matt completed his Master of Design (MDes), focusing on emerging web technologies.

Current research

Currently developing his skills using the ‘Processing’ programming application, exploring its potential for artists and designers.