Thinker. Maker.


A designer who loves to build successful things.

Max has a commitment to design excellence and a proven record in delivering work that exceeds client expectations.


MAXMATTER - Nov 2016 | Present

Creative Consultant

Helping organisations to find creative and engaging solutions, emphasising design that truly matter to people. Educating the community on how design can be a human-centered mission, creating memorable user experiences.

Ernst & Young - Sep 2021 | Present


Leading, defining and developing the UX capability for EY New Zealand. Hands-on from strategy and research through design.

IPAYROLL - Sep 2018 | Oct 2021


Leading the brand strategy, UX and UI of iPayroll products, a cloud-based payroll solution developed for New Zealand.

MOXIE - Jun 2016 | Oct 2016

Creative Director

Responsible for setting and maintaining the overall creative standards of the studio and brandpositioning. Directs the activities of other team members and inspires them to exceed and reach the agency’s standards of creative excellence, timeliness, and profitability.

KINEO PACIFIC - Aug 2011 | Dec 2015

Senior Designer / Art Director

Interpret clients’ branding requirements, across New Zealand and Australia, to create acompelling look and feel products. Idea generation, concept development and visualisationensuring the quality of visual work is outstanding.

BIEF - Oct 2005 | March 2011

Managing Director / Creative Director

Creative leadership, idea generation, development and QA of all projects. Client management and planning of digital and print collaterals, mentoring and pitches. Design courses teacher.

ECCO - Mar 2005 | Oct 2005

Digital Design Manager

Responsible for the digital projects, from conception to development. Working alongside with Enrico Cerutti, one of the most well-known creative directors of Turin.

MUST - Sep 2002 | Mar 2005

Digital Designer

Working with instructional designers, project managers and developers to create beautiful designs, web interfaces and flash animations, for users within every business sector.