I am a freelance Industrial Designer with professional product development, prototype and manufacture consulting experience. I live in Missoula, MT and am currently looking for work. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you are curious about my previous work or have projects/info/offers you would like to share. email: andyr567@yahoo.com cell: (802)730-3380

Work Samples

  • Concept

  • Brand Development

  • Digital + Making

Work History

ANDY ROMERO Industrial Designer with professional product development, prototype and manufacture consulting experience. I live in Missoula, MT and am currently looking for work. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you are curious about my previous work or have projects/info you would like to share. email: andyr567@yahoo.com cell: (802)730-3380 WORK EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL REFERENCE Freelance Product Development Acuity Design Missoula, MT 3/14/13 to present contact- Michael Manhardt [406] 218-9910 michael@acuitydesign.co Workshop Maintenance Technician Victoria University of Wellington Wellington, New Zealand 3/20/12 to 11/1/12 contact- David Carleton [64] 4-463-6218 david.carleton@vuw.ac.nz Facility Maintenance, Landscaping [tree pruning, brush removal], Painting [exterior/interior], Cleaning Vermont Studio Center Johnson, VT 8/1/010 to 1/10/11 and 11/20/11 to 1/15/12 contact- Jim MacDowell [802] 635-2727 jmacdowell@vermontstudiocenter.org Deconstruction, Salvage Re-Store Bellingham, WA 4/29/10 to 6/20/10 [on call, temporary] contact- Marjorie Leone [360] 815-4339 Lawn Care Crew [mowing, trimming, edging, weeding, mulching, clean-up] Andy’s Lawn Care Bellingham, WA 2/22/10 to 4/10/10 [on call, temporary] contact- Andy Reeves [360] 223-3086 Fence installment Private Residence Johnson, VT 7/1/09 to 7/20/09 contact- Jenny Burton [802] 635-7275 Exterior Painting and Landscaping [mulching, weeding, sod removal, brush removal] Private Residences Hardwick, VT 6/20/09 to 8/20/09 contact- Grace Potter [802] 917-2685 Product Design Consultant Intern Henninge Design Inc. Burlington, Vermont 6/20/08 to 8/20/08 contact- Paul Henninge [802] 865-2321 design@henninge.com Volunteer Design and Fabrication Sustainable Connections Bellingham, WA 2/5/08 to 6/10/08 contact- [360] 647-7093 www.sconnect.org Assembly line Equipment Design/Prototyping and Product Assembly Manufacturing Solutions Inc. in association with Concept II Rowing Machines Morrisville, VT 6/15/07 to 9/1/07 contact- Davis Koier [802] 888-3289 davisk@msivt.com Facility Maintenance, Landscaping [mulching, pruning, hedge trimming, grading, weeding, sod removal, brush removal], Painting [exterior/interior], Cleaning [windows, floors, walls] Vermont Studio Center Johnson, VT 6/1/02 to 9/1/06 [plus part time employment, summers 2006-2009] contact- Jim MacDowell [802] 635-2727 jmacdowell@vermontstudiocenter.org Interior Painting Johnson State College Johnson, VT 6/15/03 to 8/25/05 contact- Lynda Hill [802] 635-7358 Construction Crew Home reconstruction and flood damage clean-up Johnson, VT 6/1/99 to 9/1/01 contact- Don Peterson [802] 744-2402 peterson@vtlink.com COMMUNICATION Proficient written and verbal English [native] Moderate written and verbal Spanish Visual communication in various mediums Group design collaborative critiques and concept generation Design team management [academic] TECHNICAL SKILLS Competent with a wide variety of hand, power, and CNC tools and techniques for model and prototype construction. Have worked extensively with wood, MDF, Trimatrix, steel, aluminum, brass, wire, clay, plaster, bondo, builder’s bog, polystyrene, ABS, PET, vipet plastic and high/medium density foam. Experienced with hand/power tools needed for light carpentry, deconstruction, material salvage, and general maintenance. Work well in both MAC and PC platforms with proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Solidworks, Maya, CATIA, Pro Engineer, Rhino, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel. Extensive digital 2-D and 3-D rendering, 3-D modeling, and audio/video editing. Advanced motion and still digital camera documentation and editing. Hand sketching and rendering. Fundamentals of sustainable product design and worked with multi-disciplinary teams in design collaboration, research, sketching, hand and computer rendering, digital and physical model making, prototyping and presentation. HOBBIES AND INTERESTS All areas of design, architecture, sculpture, sketching, manual and digital making, prototyping, photography, mountain biking, swimming, snowboarding, frisbee golf, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, dogs. EDUCATION SECONDARY Lamoille Union High School Hyde Park, VT GPA: 3.7 Ranked 10th in class of 2005 AWARDS: Class of 2005 Spanish award, Green Mountain Technology & Career Center Student of the Year Scholarship Award 2005, Vermont High School Student Film Competition [juried] 2005: placed 2nd in the “5 Minute Film” category for Moped Man POST SECONDARY Vermont Technical College spring 2004 Hyde Park, VT Johnson State College summer 2006 Johnson, VT Western Washington University 2005-2009 [transferred] Bellingham, WA Major- Bachelor of Science; Industrial Design Minor- Sustainable Design Victoria University of Wellington 2011-2012 Wellington, New Zealand Major- Bachelor of Design Innovation; Industrial Design Specialization

Education

Victoria University of Wellington, NZ Western Washington University, USA

Specialties

Affiliations

Acuity Design, Henninge Design Inc.

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