matthew ginnard


a product- and systems-minded designer with a background in developer experience and tooling. most recently, i was a design lead on developer tools, dx, enterprise data products, and [redacted] at heroku, a salesforce company.

i'm a firm believer that we can solve hard problems and do great things, together.

want to talk design, design systems, css, team-building or just grab coffee? get in touch by email, on twitter, or linkedin.

areas of interest

  • developer experience & tooling
  • automation, workflow systems & control flow
  • metrics, monitoring, & visualization
  • building teams
  • communication at scale
  • sweating the design details
  • prototypes, html + css + js
  • css patterns & components
  • design systems


  • heroku (salesforce)
  • [redacted], heroku connect (salesforce → postgres data replication & sync), threshold monitoring & alerting, design systems, application metrics & data visualization, dataclips, autoscaling
  • runscope (now ca technologies)
  • http traffic inspector, realtime traffic alerts, api testing & monitoring (notifications, configurable enviroments, editor, dashboard, shareable results), role-based access controls, css patterns & components
  • apigee (now google cloud platform)
  • enterprise api management & developer portal ui, api-exchange oneapi ui, app services (baas) management & data explorer ui, api console (http request client)
  • apple (still apple)
  • int'l documentation & localization


i've been incredibly lucky to work with amazing people over the years.

if you're curious about what people have to say about me, you can find a few recommendations on linkedin.