I'm Alex, I'm a multi-disciplinary designer, I focus primarily on design for apps & web. When I'm not working, I'm probably eating or drinking, I love a stiff drink or a spicy meal, I'm a dog person, and I can talk about nothing endlessly.

I'm Alex, I'm a multi-disciplinary designer, I focus primarily on design for apps & web. When I'm not working, I'm probably eating or drinking, I love a stiff drink or a spicy meal, I'm a dog person, and I can talk about nothing endlessly.

Experience

Experience

Experience

Experience

With over eight years experience, I've had the opportunity to work on a wide range of different clients and products from household names to startups.

With over eight years of experience I've worked on a wide range of clients and projects. From household names to startups.

With over eight years experience, I've had the opportunity to work on a wide range of different clients and products from household names to startups.

November 2019 – Present

Freelance Senior Designer, Google Primer

Freelance Senior Designer, Google Primer

Responsible for responsive web designs, branding, asset development for new product launches, marketing materials, & social media. Again/still.

Awards & Nominations

FWA Site of the Day, Hidden Dangers
Awwwards Site of the Day, Hidden Dangers 
Cannes Lion Titanium, Krylon 127 Yard Sale
Cannes Lion Silver, Krylon 127 (Integrated Campaign)
Cannes Lion Bronze, Krylon 127 (Cyber Web Campaign)
D&AD Tactical Wood Pencil , Tactical Digital Marketing
One Show Gold, Social
Shorty Awards, Social, Best in Home Decor
Creative Review Annual, Krylon 127 Yard Sale
ADC Top Portfolio, Austin, Texas
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Packaging Design
Senior Top Portfolio Nomination, Art Direction
Junior Top Portfolio Nomination, Art Direction
Adobe Awards Semifinalist , Traditional Campaign—Bronze
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Traditional Campaign
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Information Design
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Illustration

 


          

FWA Site of the Day, Hidden Dangers
Awwwards Site of the Day, Hidden Dangers 
Cannes Lion Titanium, Krylon 127 Yard Sale
Cannes Lion Silver, Krylon 127 (Integrated Campaign)
Cannes Lion Bronze, Krylon 127 (Cyber Web Campaign)
D&AD Tactical Wood Pencil , Tactical Digital Marketing
One Show Gold, Social
Shorty Awards, Social, Best in Home Decor
Creative Review Annual, Krylon 127 Yard Sale
ADC Top Portfolio, Austin, Texas
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Packaging Design
Senior Top Portfolio Nomination, Art Direction
Junior Top Portfolio Nomination, Art Direction
Adobe Awards Semifinalist , Traditional Campaign—Bronze
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Traditional Campaign
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Information Design
Adobe Awards Semifinalist, Illustration

 


          

August 2019 – October 2019

Freelance Senior Designer, Frank Collective

Freelance Senior Designer, Frank Collective

Lead visual designer on Xant; The Xant project required design and development based on a modular system to develop a template system to launch the newly re-designed brand. This project involved working directly with the client as well as managing other designers.

February 2019 – July 2019

Freelance Senior Designer, Google Primer

Freelance Senior Designer, Google Primer

Responsivle for responsive web designs, branding, asset development for new product launches, marketing materials, & social media.

April 2018 – February 2019

Primary Visual Designer, General Assembly

Primary Visual Designer, General Assembly

Focused first and foremost on visual design with a secondary in UX design, testing, and prototyping. My main initiative was to increase the brand presence and improve the UI of the online learning platform as well as update the brand look and feel. This role involved testing, surveying, and prototyping to work with instructors, students, developers, and fellow designers.

September 2014 – March 2018

Mid/Senior Interaction Designer, Deutsch Inc.

Mid/Senior Interaction Designer, Deutsch Inc.

Started as an Interaction Designer to eventually be promoted to Senior Interaction Designer. Responsibilities included responsive web design, app design, digital branding, email design, and eventually managment of junior creatives/interns, as well as presenting work directly to clients and senior creative teams.

August 2013 – August 2014

Designer, Tekzenit

Designer, Tekzenit

Main responsibilities involved UI design and design concepts. Secondary experience with User Experience Design, Design Research, Prototyping, and Usability Testing.

June 2013 – August 2013

Art Direction Intern, McCann NY

Art Direction Intern, McCann NY

Interned for Executive Creative Director Vann Graves and his team on the American Airlines account. Worked within the intern program to complete projects and concepts for Princess Cruises and Nature Valley.

Education

Education

Education

Education

Graduated with top portfolio nominations and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design.

Graduated with top portfolio nominations and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Communication Design.

2015

Programming for Non-Programmers

Programming for Non-Programmers

This course was created for non-programmers to learn and understand the fundamentals of code to better communicate and collaborate with developers.

2014

How to Write More Good 

How to Write More Good 

A writing workshop lead by writing consultant Wayne Geyer focusing on narrowing the gap between strategic and creative processes, improving teamwork, and developing a greater understanding of creative writing.

2010–2014
2010–2014

University of North Texas

University of North Texas

Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in communication design with top portfolio nominations two years running.

Skills & Software

Skills & Software

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UI/UX & Visual Design

UI/UX & Visual Design

First and foremost I am a visual designer specializing in user interface and digital design. I have experience with work in user research, testing, and started my career with a much heavier hand in UX design.

First and foremost I am a visual designer specializing in user interface and digital design. I have experience with work in user research, testing, and started my career with a much heavier hand in UX design.

Art Direction & Photography

Art Direction & Photography

Seeing many projects from concept to completion my art direction skills help create thoughtful designs. While I only consider myself an amateur in photography, my growing skills  bring new value to my work every day.

Seeing many projects from concept to completion my art direction skills help create thoughtful designs. While I only consider myself an amateur in photography, my growing skills  bring new value to my work every day.

Prototyping & Interaction 

Prototyping & Interaction 

Working primarily for digital mediums means prototyping and interaction designs skills need to be on point. When designing I always push to create a language with the interaction as well as the visuals.

Working primarily for digital mediums means prototyping and interaction designs skills need to be on point. When designing I always push to create a language with the interaction as well as the visuals.

Sketch  •  Figma  •  Photoshop  •  Illustrator  •  Principle  •  Invision  •  Indesign  •  Lightroom

Sketch  •  Figma  •  Photoshop  •  Illustrator  •  Principle  •  Invision  •  Indesign  •  Lightroom