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  • Matthew Choto

    Industrial Designer

    Boston, MA

Industrial Design Graduate from the University of Cincinnati, DAAP 2013, with interests in all fields of product design. Avid sketcher and 3D modeller with passion for all stages of the product development process. Specialties: Rapid visualization, Sketching, Analog and Digital rendering, CAD, Exploratory research, Consumer interviewing, Oral Presentation, Story-boarding

Work Samples

  • Lounge Chair

  • I M M A T U R E

Work History

  • Designer I - Core Perfomance Innovation Team

    • New Balance
    • Boston, MA
    • Sep 2013 - Present (4 years 3 months)
  • Design Intern

    • New Balance
    • Boston, MA
    • Sep 2012 - Dec 2012 (3 months)

    Worked in the NB Innovation Team, focusing on creating concepts for both in-line product (1-2 years out) as well concept projects (5+ years out). Copious amounts of digital and analog sketching, as well as 3D modelling for rapid prototyping, trend and material research.

  • Intern

    • San Francisco, CA
    • Mar 2012 - Jun 2012 (3 months)

    Worked in a high-paced design environment focused primarily on the CE market. Analog and digital sketching and rendering, CAD, rendering, concept development.

  • Design Intern

    Worked on a variety of projects, ranging from lifestyle products to medical and power tools. Focused on front end ideation, research, sketching, rendering and 3D modelling.

  • Toy Design Intern

    • Fisher-Price
    • East Aurora, NY
    • Mar 2011 - Jun 2011 (3 months)

    Designed juvenile products from initial concept sketch to preliminary models for internal review and engineering feedback.
    Worked on several projects that made it to market, including one that resulted in the filing of a patent.

  • Design Research Associate

    • Live Well Collaborative
    • Aug 2008 - Feb 2011 (2 years 6 months)

    Worked in inter-disciplinary studios to create innovative products and services for the 50+ consumer.

  • Design Intern

    • Fisher-Price
    • Sep 2010 - Dec 2010 (3 months)

    Design intern in the Baby Gear Division. Functioned as the lead designer on my projects generating new concepts within the Baby Gear Line.Worked with Marketing, Mechanical, Cost, and Structural Engineering Departments to prep concepts for production.

  • Digital Imaging Assistant

    • University of Chicago
    • Feb 2006 - May 2008 (2 years 3 months)

    Responsible for creating digital copies of archival material including rare photos, manuscripts, and books.


  • University of Cincinnati

    • Bachelors of Science Industrial Design
    • 2008 - 2013
  • University of Chicago

    • B.A. Political Science
    • 2004 - 2008



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