Matt Hill

Digital Designer & Developer

I’ve been designing digital things since 1993. By day I work at FutureLearn, helping to build their open learning platform. By night I read, write and design other digital things.

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Feeling good about unfinished things

For as long as I can remember, I’ve entertained myself with creative hobbies. I’ve started hundreds of different projects but rarely finished them. Failing to complete a project has often left me frustrated and demotivated. But maybe it’s not the finishing that matters?

Feeling good about unfinished things


Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

In 2012, The Chinese Room made a name for themselves with the lovely Dear Esther, an experimental new way to tell stories in games. Now this talented team demonstrate their exceptional craft with a beautiful and elegiac story about the end of the world.

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Creative Writing

Pecan Pie

This was a quick story written in under ten minutes at the first 84 Words event at my local cafe. I’m not used to sharing my work with others, so I was a bit nervous, but I really shouldn’t have been: it was great fun.

Pecan Pie