Tiffany Roddis Pic 01Please find below, the main Resume details for Tiffany Roddis.

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Work Experience

July 2014 onward

Company: Freelance Designer (Sydney, Australia)

Designation: Creative Industrial Designer

Responsibilities & Achievements

  • Provide freelance 3D Industrial Design Services to Innovate Ltd. (UK)
  • Provide freelance marketing, brand development and logo design to UK client.
  • Provide freelance 3D Sheet Metal Design Services to Schematic Eng. Ind. (India)
  • Product & Business Brand development; Marketing, Literature & Positioning.

Business Overview

Tiffany Roddis provides a wide range of freelance services from creative industrial design to brand creation and trademark artwork.

She is experienced in developing ideas from concept sketches into 3D photo-realistic designs and delivering these on attractive client presentation boards.

Please see the Freelance Services section for further details.

Nov 2014 onward

Company: BlankRecord (Sydney, Australia)

Designation: Owner / Design Director

Responsibilities & Achievements

  • Product development and manufacture of own brand, unique retro products.
  • Business development; Sales, Marketing, Website, Literature & Positioning.
  • Review Prototype Manufacturing Companies in India.
  • Develop a client base and endeavour to provide exceptional customer service.

Business Overview

BlankRecord offers a range of unique retro products, designed to embody excitement, innovation and fun. The company helps to channel Tiffanys creativity in between contract freelance work.

Products were initially launched in January 2015 and are currently being sold online to clients in the USA, UK and Australia via Etsy and Facebook.

BlankRecord also rents shop space and sells products off-line in a unique Art & Crafts shop in Darlinghurst, Sydney.

Aug 13 - Jun 14

Company: Innovate Product Design Ltd. (UK)

Designation: Product Designer, Prototyper & Resource Manager 

Responsibilities & Achievements

  • Leading client commission meetings.
  • Discussing the needs and expectations of client projects / specifications.
  • Examination of patents, investigating similar products on the market and considering any technology that is integral to the design.
  • Generating concept sketches based on the client’s initial idea.
  • Managing design resources and product resource database containing prototyping companies, component suppliers and sourcing sample materials.

Business Overview

Innovative Product Design Ltd. supports inventors by providing expert advice and support to help them develop their ideas further.

The UK based Company was established in 2001 and primarily offers patent filing, invention development and marketing support.

The company also has a rapid prototyping facility as well as a small workshop for prototype machining/drilling and assembly.

Aug 10 - Aug 13

Company: Innovate Product Design Ltd. (UK)

Designation: Product Designer & Prototyper  

Responsibilities & Achievements

  • Concept design and development.
  • Liaising with mechanical engineers.
  • Generating a 3D CAD model of the client’s chosen concept.
  • Producing renders and visualisations of the product in context on professional presentation boards.
  • Creating proof of principle and near production level prototypes, designing parts for manufacture and outsourcing rapid prototyping and machined parts.

Business Overview

Innovative Product Design Ltd. supports inventors by providing expert advice and support to help them develop their ideas further.

The UK based Company was established in 2001 and primarily offers patent filing, invention development and marketing support.

The company also has a rapid prototyping facility as well as a small workshop for prototype machining/drilling and assembly.

Jan 09 - Dec 09

Company: Oldham Engineering Ltd. (UK) - Full Time during Uni. Hols

Designation: Technical Project Engineering Assistant

Responsibilities & Achievements

  • Manage and develop the company’s databases/records.
  • Assist the Engineering personnel with project execution.
  • Administration, Office Duties, Word Processing etc. 

Business Overview

Oldham Engineering Ltd. is a medium to heavy engineering company who provides subcontract manufacturing services to clients.

The UK based Company offers a range of manufacturing services including coded fabrication and large capacity machining, primarily for medium-heavy products weighing up to 30 tonnes.

May 07 - May 08

Company: Acorn Inn (UK) 

Designation: Bar Person / Waitress

Responsibilities & Achievements

  • Bar Work; Cash & Till operation
  • Waitress Work; Taking Food Orders and Serving

Business Overview

Acorn Inn is a traditional English public house serving pub-food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

The pub has a warm, friendly atmosphere and is typically very busy throughout the week and more so at weekends.

Jun 08 - Aug 08

Company: Ideas2develop Ltd. (UK) - Work Experience 

Designation: Trainee Industrial Designer

Responsibilities & Achievements

  • Solid Edge 3D CAD work / designs.
  • Due Diligence Reviews; Patent Searches & Market Searches.
  • Patent Drawings.

Business Overview

Ideas2Develop Ltd. supports inventors by providing expert advice and support to help them develop their ideas further.

The UK based Company was established in 2008 and primarily offers patent filing, invention development, prototyping and marketing support.

 

Qualifications

University of Leeds- Leeds, UK (Full time Education)

  • 2009 – 2010: Masters Degree (MDes) in Product Design (1st Class Hons).
  • 2006 – 2009: Bachelors Degree (BDes) in Product Design (1st Class Hons).

Silverdale School- Sheffield, UK (Full time Education)

  • 2004 – 2006: A-Levels in Design & Technology, Art & Design, Business & Economics

Brantwood Independent School for Girls- Sheffield, UK (Full time Education)

  • 1999 – 2004: 9 GCSE’s in Maths, English Language, Art, Information Technoloy, Religous Studies, History, Double Award Science & Drama (Grades A to C)  

Awards & Accolades

During Tiffany's second year of Leeds University she was awarded 1st prize for her individual sustainability development project. She created an innovative carrying device for consumers to encourage the use of public transportation instead of cars. See Travel Pod

At Innovate Design, Tiffany designed and developed a product that has been mass-produced and is currently being used in NHS hospitals across the UK. See SenTest

Tiffany's personal design innovations such as Orbital, Curv, Eco Shel and travel pod have been featured in a variety of design magazines and websites and these have generated vast interest. See Press Section

Testimonials

Name: Andrew Gordon

Designation: Manager at Innovate

Date of Reference: 26th August 2013

"Tiffany is a talented designer with a holistic design approach. Her background makes her a vital part of the design team, bringing to the table a very unique and knowledgeable perspective. Tiff emerges herself within a problem and always considers the end user which provides tangible and engaging design solutions.

Her design concepts at Innovate, and during her masters degree, have been given recognition on various design and sustainability blogs and have included products that are now in use throughout the NHS.

Tiff is extremely conscientious, will do her up most to help those around her and an absolute pleasure to work with. I could not recommend Tiff highly enough as part of a well balanced design team".

Name: Catlyn Adams

Designation: Product Designer at Innovate

Date of Reference: 2nd June 2013

"Tiffany is an excellent Designer, and it would be a pleasure to work with her again. She is creative, has strong CAD skills (particularly Adobe, Modo and SW), and can communicate concepts and designs clearly and concisely. When I worked with her she was reliable, had exceptional time management skills, and consistently produced good work under pressure".