Andrea is a Mexican production designer and art director established in Switzerland. She is a graduate of UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) with a diploma in landscape architecture (2014), and has a master's degree in the Design of Ephemeral Spaces from ELISAVA in Barcelona (2015). She has worked as a landscape architect and an event designer both in Mexico and Spain. Since 2015, she works mainly as a set and production designer for audiovisual productions (TV/streaming/cinema).

Since 2019 she has focused her career on more challenging projects mainly on theatre, and artistic installations in Europe. Andrea loves the challenges and possibilities involved in the conceptualization and the design of ideas, the interplay of the materials, and the optimization of construction processes. Her portfolio includes works with international brands such as NETLFIX, Amazon Prime, Coca-Cola, E! Entertainment, and Staatstheater Mainz among others. 

CV


Education
  • 2014–2015 Master, Design of Ephemeral Spaces ELISAVA, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
  • 2014 Dipl. Arch., Landscape Architecture, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico city.

  • 2018 Specialization Language diploma from Baruch College NY, USA
  • 2013 Honorable Mention, National Landscape Architecture Bienal (SAPM) “La integración de los ríos Usumacinta y Carrizal a la ciudad de Villahermosa,”
  • 2010 Selected “Water in the City” by Walter J. Hood, UC Berkeley, CA, USA

Experience
Theatre
  • Kien Bild von Dir, Rastplatz Irgendwo, Zentralwäscherei, Kulturhaus Helferei / Production designer, 2023/2024
  • Moster und Kleindunkel, Figurentheater St. Gallen, Zauder / Set designer, 2023
  • Fast Genial, Staatstheater Mainz, U17. Mainz, DE / Production designer, 2022/23
  • Haus der Angst – eine Theatercollage nach Leonora Carrington, Heilige Kuh. PROGR Bern, CH / Production designer, 2022
  • Der neue Prinzenspiel oder Fanny und Isabella sind tot, MASS&Fieber, Theater Winkelwiese. Zurich, CH / Bühnenbildassistenz, 2021
  • Distroller el Miusikul, Distroller, Foro Cultural Chapultepec. Mexico City / Set designer & supervision of construction, 2018/19

Cinema
  • Alp Fiction, Dir: Ralph Bohli. Zurich, CH / Set designer, 2022
  • Body Odyssey, Amka Films. Zurich, CH / Scenography assistant, 2022
  • Verglast, a film by Lena Imboden. ZHDK Zurich, CH / Scenography assistant, 2021
  • Recuperando a mí Ex, IMAGYX Entertainment. Mexico City / Set designer & assistant art director, 2016
  • Como Novio de Pueblo, Traziende Films. Mexico City - Puerto Vallarta / Construction manager, 2016

Events/Installations
  • State fair regional stand "COMALCALCO", Cultural and commercial fair, Villahermosa. MX, 2023
  • Fantoche, International Animation Film Festival. Baden, CH / Stage design, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • FILOS MX, Mártires de la Conquista. Mexico City / Production assistant, installation designer, 2019
  • Coca-Cola's ”Stranger Rooms”, Pop-up campaign for Season 3 of Netflix’ Stranger Things. Mexico City / Prop master, 2019

 

Television/Streaming
  • Swipe, Match, Love, RTL+ (season finale). Berlin, DE - Barcelona, ES / Set designer, 2022
  • Series Luis Miguel, Seasons 2&3, Netflix. Mexico City / Set designer, 2019-2020
  • Too Hot to Handle, LATAM&Brazil, Netflix. Mexico City - Puerto Escondido / Set designer, 2020
  • Nailed It Mexico, Netflix. Mexico City / Production assistant, supervision of construction, 2019
  • Mi mitad + Hot, E!. Mexico City / Set design & supervision of construction, 2018
  • Desafío sobre fuego, History Channel. Mexico City / Set design & supervision of construction, 2018
  • Oye al Chef, Imagen TV. Mexico City / Set design & supervision of construction, 2018
  • Kiss Bang Love, Seasons 1&2, E!. Mexico City / Set design & supervision of construction, 2017, 2018
  • LOL, Amazon Prime. Mexico City / Set designer, 2018
  • Quiero Lucir Famosa, E!. Mexico City / Assistant art director & supervision of construction, 2017
  • A fuego Rápido, Discovery Home & Health. Mexico City / Assistant art director & supervision of construction, 2017
  • TV Sale el Sol, Imagen TV, (Mexico’s most-watched morning show). Mexico City / Set designer & assistant supervision of construction, 2016

Miscellaneous/Shorts
  • This is Verbier marketing campaing, Buzz Brithers, Valais, CH / Set designer, 2023
  • Commercials ZAK – Mobiles Banking, Dynamic frame. Zurich, CH / Prop master, 2022
  • Goldbach Replay ads, Golden eye media, streaming campaign. Zurich, CH / Set designer, 2022
  • BMW/Mini, Vision Inspires, Xmas commercial for social media. Zurich, CH / Production designer, 2021
  • Cerveza Victoria, Xibalba – Doritos, Xtra Flamin’ Hot - Cerveza Dos Equis. Mexico City / Set designer (2018-2019)
  • Music video ‘Friends’ for Ladina. Zurich, CH / Production assistant, 2022

  • Personal Mexican citizen, Swiss B permit holder (not subject to work quota), Swiss driver license B
  • Languages Spanish (native), English (fluent), German (B1)
  • Software AutoCAD, Blender, Cinema4D, Illustrator, Photoshop, Office, Adobe cc