About Alex

What I Do

I'm a true multimedia artist, who has the knowledge of producing content for any medium. I can support any growing design department with projects ranging from complex digital signage for retail networks to mobile user experience design to motion graphics animations for broadcast, film and web.

  • MOTION GRAPHICS
  • USER INTERFACE DESIGN
  • USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
  • WEB DESIGN
  • MOBILE MARKETING
  • EDITING
  • SOUND DESIGN
  • SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION

Education

Attended the Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA from 1998-2002 with a bachelors in fine arts.
My focus was computer animation and new media design.

Hobbies

I spend my evenings hiking outdoors or growing bonsai. Im in my zone when I build custom quadcopters with cameras on them or shoot DSLR video and edit with Premier for my YouTube channel.

Skills

  • PHOTOSHOP
  • AFTER EFFECTS
  • ILLUSTRATOR
  • PREMIER
  • SALES
  • MARKETING

Experience

Playback Technologies

2007 - present

Broadcast Graphics Producer

Art directing script-specific content for on-screen and smart phones inside films and TV episodes. Credits include Fast & Furious 7, Scandal, Ray Donovan, State of Play, The Office, Newsrooom. Producing broadcast ready stock footage of financial, weather & national news with cleared talent

Ambient Channel

2009 - present

iOS & Android Designer

Designed 'Wheels ON' app for Apple App Store & Google Play w/100K active installs & 850K total downloads
Constant mobile promotional and marketing design for print and e-mail

Electronic Arts

2011 - 2012

User Experience Designer

Responsible for creating mock-ups and designing presentations for 'Origin' in-game social network. Modified user experience designs based on results of A/B testing. Increased player retention by 50% for C&C: Domination by re-designing the user interface.

Polychrome

2009 - 2010

Digital Video Producer

Directed, composited and match-moved video content for HP 'All-In-One' PC series. Art directed live video shoots, then edited and produced story driven web spots.

Ignition Creative

2008 - 2009

Motion Graphics Designer

Art directed, designed, and animated TV spots for The Disney Channel. Used After Effects to convert still images into animated kiosk ads for Konami.

Schematic

2006 - 2008

Motion Graphics Animator

Designed motion graphics intro titles and lower thirds for LG, Target, and Microsoft. Delivered an animated Sony Ericsson promo spot under high demands for quick turnaround.

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