freelance designer with New Balance Check out my work on my personal site MattHunterDesign.com

Work Samples

Work History

  • Freelance Graphic Artist

    • New Balance
    • Mar 2015 - Present (1 year 9 months)

    - Create CAD files and concepts for custom track and field apparel
    - Produce production-ready files for manufacturing
    - Create layouts for marketing materials (web and print advertisements)
    - Managing and creating digital assets for website catalogue

  • Design Consultant

    • M Hunter Design
    • May 2011 - Present (5 years 7 months)

    Providing concept development and refinement for small businesses and entrepreneurs for industries such as housewares and cycling.

  • Industrial Designer

    -Designing custom furniture, cabinets, and packaging designs
    -Creating shop drawings using Solidworks
    -Rendering concepts using Keyshot
    -Light fabrication of cabinetry, woodwork and hand finishing work

  • Design Intern

    • Newell Rubbermaid
    • Oct 2011 - Mar 2012 (5 months)

    -Generate 3d concepts for Sharpie, Papermate, Expo, and Prismacolor brands
    -Assisting in gathering product research through focus groups, interviews, and discussions with consumers
    -Projects include a variety of pen, marker, pencil, and packaging designs

  • Teaching Assistant

    • University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Aug 2009 - May 2011 (1 year 9 months)

    • Instructing Foundation Industrial Design course to Art & Design students
    • Teach students techniques and operation of equipment and tools
    • Fabricate furniture and products for use in the college offices

  • Footwear Design Intern

    • Rocky Brands
    • May 2008 - Jul 2008 (2 months)

    • Developed casual shoes and hunting boots for Fall 2009 for Rocky Boots
    • Assisted in selecting materials and leathers for various designs
    • Created Custom logos and footbed graphics

  • Intern

    • MyTeam
    • Feb 2008 - May 2008 (3 months)
  • Intern

    • Silver Knight
    • Mar 2007 - Jul 2007 (4 months)

Education

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

    • MFA Industrial Design
    • 2009 - 2011
  • Columbus College of Art & Design

    • BFA Industrial Design
    • 2006 - 2009
  • Western Michigan University

    • Industrial Design
    • 2004 - 2006

Specialties

Awards

• Honorable Mention in 2008 Victoria’s Secret Package Design Competition, Toy Design displayed in Rivet Gallery 12/2008

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