Matt Walkley

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Work Experience

October 2015 – Present Built, Product Designer

  • Design and prototype a powerful new technology platform for the construction lending industry

September 2013 – October 2015 redpepper, Senior UI/UX Developer

  • Built award-winning interactive web and mobile experiences from the ground up
  • Researched user behaviors for enterprise-level applications
  • Produced detailed wireframes and prototypes
  • Laughed and learned while creating outlandish API integrations for things like:
    • Beacon-triggered personal walk-in music with Node.js and Spotify
    • Meeting room status display boards with Google Calendar and Angular.js
    • #slack and IFTTT

February 2013 – September 2013 Cstraight Media, Senior UI/UX Designer

  • Produced sketches, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Created responsive site designs and see them through to front-end development
  • Mentored junior designers and developers
  • Integrated a new application workflow and responsive interface design for aPTitude – a product of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
  • Provided user experience and design support for D.C. based startup, Treater

October 2007 – February 2013 Cstraight Media, Lead Web Designer

  • Created pixel-perfect, user-centric websites from the ground up
  • Introduced and implemented responsive, grid-based design patterns to the team
  • Served as UX lead and on-site liaison for several months at:


    • Front-end development for a Daily Deals site
    • UX/Design provided for AOL Lifestore

    CQ Roll Call

    • Spear-headed the UX, interface design, and front-end development for an advocacy engagement application
    • Indirectly managed a team of 4 designers and front-end developers

January 2005 – Present Freelance Web Design & Development

  • Design and develop a variety of websites for clients in various industries including: government contractors, music industry, education, and religious organizations
  • Integrate site designs into custom Wordpress themes
  • Work directly with design agencies to do front-end development
  • Hire and manage other freelancers to assist in the production of videos, voice-overs, and web application development
  • Consult and train clients how to use their web applications

September 2006 – October 2007 BeeryRio Architecture + Interiors, Multimedia Designer

  • Created interactive presentation materials for events and conferences
  • Designed and developed a corporate intranet
  • Produced various print materials for internal marketing collateral


BS School of Media Arts & Design James Madison University, September 2002 – May 2006

  • Minors in Technical Writing & Music Industry



  • Information Architecture
  • Persona Development
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping


  • Web
  • Responsive
  • Interaction
  • Application/Interface


  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • Wordpress
  • Angular.js

Utility Belt

  • Photoshop
  • OmniGraffle
  • Moleskin + Sharpie Pens
  • Evernote
  • SASS
  • Grunt/Gulp
  • Git/SVN
  • Agile Development
  • Markdown FTW


  • LAMP Stacks
  • Rails Stacks
  • .NET Environments
  • Java Environments
  • Node.js with Express
  • Meteor