Matt OwensCreative & Project Lead


A Texas native, Matt studied graphic design at the University of Texas at Austin and received a Masters Degree in graphic design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Prior to founding Athletics Matt served as the creative director at the pioneer Silicon Alley web firm MethodFive and was a founding partner of the creative agency one9ine. Matt also developed self published design narratives under the moniker Matt has spoken internationally and his work has been recognized by the SF Moma, The Art Directors Club, the American Center for Design and the AIGA.


  • ADC Young Guns,
  • SF Moma Permanent Collection,
  • AIGA Fresh Dialogues,
  • Contributor to Emigre