Recently graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a BFA in Industrial Design. Footwear design is my true passion, along with lifting, running, tennis, and music.

Work Samples

  • Footwear Renderings

  • ENKWSA

  • Sketches

Work History

Matthew Walters (630) 886.3828 MatthewDavidWalters@gmail.com www.coroflot.com/mattwalters ----------------------------------- EDUCATION May 2012 University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign – B.F.A. – Industrial Design Industrial Design, Bachelor of Fine & Applied Arts Summer 2011 Parsons New School for Design - PENSOLE Footwear Design ----------------------------------- ACCOMPLISHMENTS Summer 2012 ENKWSA Fast Fashion Design Contest – 1st Place - Las Vegas Summer 2012 Pensoleography | adidas Talent Search - 12 positions; 296 applied Summer 2011 Pensole Footwear Design Scholarship Award - 1 recipient; 228 applied Sept 2008 – May 2012 4 Year National Club Tennis Team – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Summer 2006 J.Kyle Braid Leadership Training – Leadership Ranch in Colorado ----------------------------------- WORK EXPERIENCE Jan 2011 – Dec 2011 Graphic Designer – IMPULSE Magazine, SW Media Sept 2007- Present Freelance Designer – Graphic design for local companies 2007- 2008 Graphic Design Intern – American Business Graphics Summer 08,09,10,11,12 Tennis Coach – 5 Star Tennis Academy / District 203 ----------------------------------- TECHNICAL SKILLS Computer Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Sketch Book Pro, Alias 2012, Solidworks 2011, PC/Mac Hand Sketching & Rendering (Analog and Digital), Model Making

Education

University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign

Specialties

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