Autumn news

It’s been a while so we thought we would let you know what was going on in the world of Matmi. At the Matmi HQ our key focus this year has been location based technology, gamification and alternative realities; which has seen us working with many companies on their earned and owned media strategies. We’ve…

The new platform battle takes place in the home

Cast your mind back. Way back…. It seems with technology there is always a battle of the platform. Way-back in time it was Commodore, Spectrum, Atari, BBC, IBM (PC), Amstrad and Apple (for those creative types) In that battle it seems the PC won because of its OS from Microsoft called MSDOS and then Windows,…

Student Devs – How Matmi is Helping the Next Generation

“How to develop games can be learnt at University; but learning how to work as a professional developer cannot”. – Vitor Hette Matmi had the pleasure of welcoming Vitor to the team for a 9 week placement.  Vitor is a 20 year old student in his second year at Salford university studying games.  Vitor approached…

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION

Pokémon and the future of location based technology. Let’s talk about Pokemon Go. Unless you’ve been on a digital detox for the past month you should be aware of the phenomenon which is Pokemon Go. Pokemon Go is a game that uses GPS location and Augmented Reality (AR) to create a “treasure hunt” type game…

Meet Matt

Meet Matt Folkard – the latest addition to the team and a seasoned Developer with over 17 years of experience in the industry. How did you get in to development? I was attracted to games from the age of 8, playing Elite on a BBC B on my mum and dad’s black and white telly…

Meet Stephen…

Matmi welcomes a new addition to the development team – Stephen Hart… How did you get in to development? My first taste of development was making games using Blitz Basic on my old Amiga. I dipped in and out of it through the years as new things came out, like the Games Factory & Flash….

Risk Rater

  Matmi have again teamed up with Cheshire Fire and Rescue service to educate and inform using digital technology, with the Risk Rater mobile app. Using this app, you can discover the most common causes of fire within the home and assess your own home for fire safety. The quiz is divided into sections such…

We’re looking for a new Unity Developer

Matmi are looking for a Unity developer to work within a creative team developing mobile apps, products and games. Working alongside a team of top class designers, developers and online visionaries, you will help to bring creative ideas to life, and have the joy of watching your work not only get played around the world by millions of…

Fifteen Years In The Making

Back when we started, we wanted to create content that users found entertaining, could engage with through play or competition or simply improve their lives in some small way. The ethos of what we do remains the same today but how we do it has shifted, driven by our desire to approach legacy problems with…

Galactica

We are extremely excited to be working with Alton Towers Resort again, once more we’ve teamed up with TBWA\Manchester to create a digital experience for Galactica, their new Virtual Reality roller coaster.

Meet Glen…

Big Matmi welcome to our new addition to the Development team, Glen Hunter, who started with us in November.     How did you get into development? It’s weird, at first I had a craving passion to become a 2D / 3D artist however was fed a spoonful of wisdom and code to digest and…

Meet Phil…

A big Matmi welcome to our new designer Phil Rennie, who started with us at the beginning of January.   How did you get in to design? I’ve always liked drawing and been interested in art, and I think I had a lightbulb moment in college after completing an IT course. I felt compelled to…

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