Graphic Designer Matt Thompson recently celebrated his 21st year working at McConnells.

His quick wit is as strong as his attention to detail, in a position where his creativity and commitment to the job shine through.
Enjoying the design elements of his role, as well as the relationships he has with members of the team, Matt is not only one our key creatives, but a talented song writer. He began penning tunes and lyrics as a teenager and has recently released his album ‘Discovery’ in support of charity, OCD UK (available from the charity’s website at

Matt’s fact file:

What did you study?
Design and Communications in Sheffield.

Have you ever been on TV?
I was in the audience of The Rod Hull and Emu ‘Pink Windmill Show’.

First single ever bought
Poison Arrow by ABC.

Favourite holiday destination?

Best Bond
Roger Moore.

Recommend a box set?
Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Secret music pleasure?
Roxette ‘It must have been love’.

Best chocolate bar available in a newsagent
Cadbury’s Crunchie.

Most impressive celebrity sighting
Actually meeting Jim Bowen on the set of Bullseye when I was about nine.

If you were to be a contestant on Strictly, who would be your partner, what dance would you perform and to which song? 
Oti Mabuse, Tango, Don’t Leave Me This Way.

Favourite childhood Saturday night TV show?
Paul Daniels’ Magic Show.

If you’d like to set your brand’s creative route off in a fresh new direction or make more of your online or on the page presence, contact us to see how we and the design team can help. Phone on 01332 222900 or click here.

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