Matthew T. Walker

___________________________________________________________________________________ ● San Francisco, CA


2016 RAMS Peer Mental Health Specialist Certification

2013-2014 Mobile Apps/Games Content QA Specialist, Best Apps Market, San Francisco, CA

  • Reviewed editorial work to ensure relevancy and accuracy of content for app users
  • Substantially revised Game Genome and migrated games into relevant traits
  • Weekly tested, reviewed and tagged 100+Android games for Fetch app
  • Performed Android device QA testing for releases of app-discovery app
  • Resolved app user issues, queries and recorded relevant engineering information
  • Led QA and bug testing sessions for multiple releases of BAM app

2007-2009 Customer Service Representative, Whole Foods Market, Nashville, TN

  • Engaged customers with excellent shopping experiences
  • Executed positive customer transactions in fast-paced environment
  • Successfully promoted company world-aid programs

2007 Public Policy Intern, Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, Nashville, TN

  • Planned and executed data collection interviews of public agencies
  • Formulated database procedures for formatting interview data
  • Provided copy and press material for Homeless Youth report based on project
  • Cataloged digital press media for reference purposes
  • Drafted RHY preliminary grant proposal for policy change


2010-2012 California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Master of Fine Arts, Critical Studies/Creative Writing

2009-2010 Vanderbilt University Peabody College, Nashville, TN
Master of Education, Special Education and Reading Disabilities

2004-2009 Vanderbilt University Peabody College, Nashville, TN Cognitive Science and Child Development, Minor in English; 3.66 GPA


  • Extensive technical knowledge of computer electronics and major operating systems
  • Expertise in drafting clear and concise writing within many contexts
  • Easily and eagerly masters new technologies
  • Can think and plan across disciplines and synthesize novel solutions
  • Familiarity with, and excellent task management,via Asana and other platforms


  • Eagle Scout
  • NVIDIA SHIELD Beta Tester
  • Curator of over 24,000 readers for his geek culture Flipboard magazine
  • Intel Science and Engineering Fair World Finalist for Stellar Cartography
  • Camping,cooking,bicycling,reading and creating poetry




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