My name is Walter Coots, and I’m a designer in Austin Texas. I like tamagoyaki, design, and animals.
I’m available for freelance, speaking engagements, coffee, drinks, and international espionage.
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I had a brief stint doing amateur modeling. This was a shameless attempt to see how attractive you thought I was.
My great, great uncle wrote Santa Claus is Coming to Town.
I’ve been a vegetarian around ten years now.
My home town was well known for its public transit. At the time, Arlington, Texas was the biggest city in the USA without public transit.
I met my wife on OK Cupid.
I have a lot of vintage Star Wars toys.
You can always catch me reading something new. Something I dislike about myself is that I have a hard time making the time for recreational reading.
My grandmother was from Hawaii, and was at the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
I’ve visited 8 countries outside the United States.
Nothing feels better to me than a good dental cleaning. I actually have a bad phobia of dental x-rays, so I hate going to the dentist.
My grandfather, Jack Coots, was a minister.
I taught myself to code webpages when I was 13.
I love flying. Most of the time, I'd prefer not to.
I have a clubbed thumb.
I’ve lived in Texas my entire life.
My middle name is Scott. It’s Michael. Achievement unlocked: you discovered the most boring lie on the site!
I own two espresso machines.
My dog’s name is Torgo.
I can go long periods without eating. No, I'm actually always snacking, and get fussy when I haven't eaten anything in a few hours.
When I was a toddler, I nearly drowned in the Dominican Republic.
I really love seagulls.
I speak seven languages. Maybe if you counted programming? Otherwise just English, a little German, and a little Spanish.
I was home schooled in high school.
My first Internet name was “Pidjet”, an alternate spelling of a creature from Super Mario Bros. 2.
I'm a terrific dancer. I was once told I danced like a robot. It wasn’t meant as a complement.
I live next door to two rock stars.
The only wrist watches I own were given to me by family members.
I’ve never played a musical instrument. Piano, drums, french horn, guitar, recorder, and a brief stint with viola have all figured in at some point.
My first concert was Smashing Pumpkins.
I’ve been using Photoshop since version 2.5. (They’re now on 18).