Matthew Wolff '08
Matthew Wolff is a designer and art director specializing in sports branding.
Matthew created several critically-acclaimed Nike soccer uniforms for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, including the Nigeria home kit — one of the most iconic and best-selling jerseys in the sport’s history. He designed on-pitch apparel for 2018 World Cup winners France, and led the first collaboration between Paris St-Germain and Jordan Brand. In four years at Nike, he designed over 400 apparel pieces and contributed to dozens of footwear pieces.
As an independent designer, Matthew designed the visual identity for Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire FC, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) and co-designed that of New York City Football Club (NYCFC). He has created the visual identity for clubs at every level of the American soccer pyramid, including Oakland Roots, Vermont Green, Union Omaha, FC Tulsa, One Knoxville, Charleston Battery, Louisville City, San Diego Wave, Racing Louisville, and NJ/NY Gotham.
Matthew is also a co-founder and operator of Vermont Green Football Club, a minor league soccer team in Burlington, Vermont. The club is built on a foundation of environmental justice, and believes soccer can be a powerful catalyst for a more environmentally sustainable and socially just world.
Most recently, Matthew led the design of all the Minnesota Twins logos and uniforms. The work debuted at the start of the 2023 season.
Other noteworthy clients include: EA Sports, The FA (England National Team), Major League Soccer, Seattle Kraken, Angel City FC, Seattle Sounders FC, Bleacher Report, 100 Thieves, and Hypebeast.
After graduating from St. Paul Academy in 2008, Matthew went on to Skidmore College and Parsons the New School for Design. A snapshot of his portfolio can be found at www.matthewwolff.com.