A professional, qualified, graphic designer with over 3 years of experience in brand development, collateral materials, corporate documents, visual communication and leading projects in editorial, illustration as well as digital and print advertising.

Throughout my career, I have worked in startups, online magazines and corporate companies. I'm creative and results-driven with a passion for discovering new ideas and continually improving technical skills and techniques to offer new methods of delivering smart and efficient solutions.
Career history

Content Producer, Emersion Media (Full-time)
March 2022 – Present
Illustrator, Provision (Freelance)
January 2022 – Present
Graphic Designer, Dux Agency  (Contract)
January 2022 – February 2022

Presentation Designer, Mamam (Freelance)
November 2021 – Present
Graphic Designer, La Trobe Financial (Full-time)
Mar 2020 – November 2021
Senior Design Manager, Polemical Zine (Freelance)
August 2019 – Present
Graphic Illustrator, Las Breakers (Freelance)
November 2019 – March 2020
Illustrator & Graphic Design, Stem Hub (Internship)
November 2019 – April 2020
Freelance Graphic Designer (Various Clients)
March 2016 – Present
Education
Malvern Art School, Melbourne 2021
Writing and Illustrating a Children's Picture Book Course
San Ignacio de Loyola University, Peru (2012-2017)
BA Hons: Art and Design
Deakin University, Melbourne (2016-2017)
Exchange Program: Visual Arts and Branding

Achievements

Gemszine Issue 21 - Cover design for Independent Australian collective (View Issue), 2022

Polemicalzine -
Been instrumental as design lead in the launch of 9 issues and created a strong social media presence of 3K followers. (View Online Zine), 2019-2022

Welcome to the club - Worked with Mamam &  Villawood Properties to design a 80m community mural for Rathdowne Wollert. (View Mural), 2022

This is our Kewmunity - Worked with Mamam & Kew Junction to design and paint a community mural. (View Mural), 2021

Custom Art that doesn't cost the earth - Feature for the Noissue blog. (View Feature), 2021

The Sketchbook Project Vol 16 - Part of the biggest collection of artist sketchbooks based in New York, USA, 
(View Sketchbook), 2020

Complete your Feminist Zine - Invited to lead a workshop for the Make a Fuzz Project for the iconic Queen Victoria Women's Centre, 2020

New Visions Award Finalist for the Faber Castell Group Show, Ipna La Molina Lima- Peru, 2017

Skills
Adobe Creative Suite
- Indesign
- Illustrator
- Photoshop
- Premier Pro
- After Effects
- Adobe XD
-Adobe Animate
Microsoft Office
- PowerPoint
- Excel
- Word
Hype
Workshops

The Intentional Idea Framework - Lauren Hom, Detroit 2022

Love Self-Portrait Workshop - Frances Cannon, Melbourne 2021

El Diseño También es Arte (Design is Also Art)- Flamma Creativa, Barcelona 2021

Creative ProductionFlamma Creativa, Buenos Aires 2021


The intersection of Agile and Design Thinking - Academy Xi, Melbourne 2019
Contact
 Message me at hello@andreavaldivia.com for full portfolio
If you want to know more about me, you can see my illustration work here

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