Matt Vancouver, BC

Matt Warburton is the founder and co-principle of Emdoubleyu Communications + Design, a Vancouver-based consultancy. He is a part-time instructor in the ECUAD/BCIT Design Essentials program, a member of the DesCan Vancouver Chapter executive, past-chair of the Kwantlen GDMA Advisory Committee and a past member of the Canada Post Stamp Advisory Committee. He was honoured with DesCan Fellowship in 2003 and, since becoming a graphic designer in the early 1980s, has won numerous awards for his work. Since 2012 Matt has worked at The University of British Columbia, first as a senior designer and since 2014 as design manager for the university's Brand and Marketing unit. He continues to service Emdoubleyu clients such as the Aboriginal Housing Management Association, NICHI, Green Coast Rubbish and Obsession: Bikes, working with his wife Lynn who is a communications consultant. Matt became a Professional/Certified member (MGDC, now CDP) in 1990, served on the GDCBC executive as Communications Chair from 1993-1997, GDCBC President from 1997-2000, National VP Communications for 2 terms from 1998-2002 and then again from 2010-2014, National President from 2002–2004, GDCBC Ethics Chair from 2011-2018 and is currently serving as the chapter’s secretary and National Ethics Chair. He is also co-editor of the DesCan Design Journal.