Ready for Hire! Interested in collaborative projects and expanding design experience to include both products and interiors. I love traveling to new places and learning new things, then finding how they apply to everyday life.

Work Samples

  • Grooming Line

  • Walk Up Barn

  • Holee Cuz Dog Toy

Work History

  • Design Consultant

    • Andrea Valle Designs
    • May 2013 - Present (11 months)

    Provide a full range of industrial design services to individual clients or large companies including:
    - sketching
    - brainstorming & concept development
    - research
    - 3D modeling using Solidworks
    - Rendering

  • Decorating Consultant

    • Andrea's Innovative Interiors
    • Oct 2012 - Present (1 year 6 months)

    Affordable decorating solutions combining interior decorating with custom product design to offer unique solutions.
    www.innovatemyplace.com
    - Flat-rate same day decorating services
    - Floor plans
    - Color & Accessories
    - Custom products
    - Product sourcing & shopping
    - Resale-Ready® services

  • Senior Industrial Designer

    • JW Pet Company, Inc.
    • Jan 2007 - Apr 2013 (6 years 3 months)

    - Manage new product lines from concept through development
    - Concept, ideation, brainstorming, sketching, collaboration
    - Prototype and test products, organize testing results to implement changes
    - Patent holder with knowledge and understanding of patent process and research
    - Design for manufacture, rendering for presentation using 3D software Solidworks

  • Industrial Designer

    • HS Design, Inc.
    • Feb 2006 - Oct 2006 (8 months)

    - Concept & Sketching
    - Product research including technical medical information.

  • Industrial Designer

    • The Perfect Impression
    • Aug 2004 - Feb 2006 (1 year 6 months)

    Custom promotional products for pharmaceutical companies, mainly Pfizer Inc.

Education

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    • BS Industrial Design
    • 2000 - 2004

Specialties

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