Matthew Ley

Manager | Creative & Branding

No two days have been the same since I joined the Halt team in July 2021. We are always working on an array of projects that all add different elements of design to my role. Day-to-day my activities include working to create new brand identities, marketing/sales collateral, and scroll-stopping design elements. 

Since graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2019, I have worked across various fields within the design and marketing industry. My first post-grad job was as a Graphic Designer for a travel company where I specialised in designing promotional material for international press. I have since worked within social media world, with the focus of creating engaging marketing campaigns.

Art and design have always been a love of mine, reflected in my entire time in education. I left behind my sleepy south Somerset town for the city when I moved for uni. Post-graduation, I bounced around city-to-city to follow my design goals, until I eventually landed my role as Creative Lead at Halt, making Bristol my new home. I think it is safe to say I won’t be upping sticks again anytime soon.

When I am away from the studio, you can find me enjoying a nice meal out, or front and centre at a good festival. 

Likes: Any form of gin, and photography.

Dislikes: Investing hours into a series, only for it to have a terrible ending.

What would your last meal be? Hands down, chilli con Carne (with all the sides).

Guilty pleasure: Mamma Mia.

If you could have any animal in the world as a pet, what would you have? A Liger.


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Unit 120 
Filwood Green Business Park
1 Filwood Park Lane
Bristol, BS4 1ET



(+44) 07506 142 646