Alex is a product experience strategist who specializes in interaction & service design. Alex has been designing and strategizing products with Fortune 500 companies over the last 7 years, managing, and building teams that create complex product and service offerings.
Alex is a strong design leader, mentor, and educator who inspires individuals and teams to produce their best work.
Hands-on experience with mobile, desktop, television, large-screen interfaces; design-thinking and software production
Worked with Fortune 500 companies to strategize and deliver digital products with design team sizes up to 4 designers up to 8 developers
years of design
Managed & resourced teams of 7 designers; project allocation, team building, internship program, career building & cross-department processes improvements
Curriculum Architect, Program Manager, and Lead Educator for full-time User Experience Design diploma program at BrainStation (Toronto campus) from January 2017 – June 2019.
Managed and directed design learning experiences (CX) across different campuses and formats of programming (diploma program, evening courses & professional workshops). Designed and implemented systems and mechanisms for product scalability, including curriculum architecture, admissions processes, performance evaluation management and content management.
Actively seeking, from contract to full-time opportunities.View Resume
phone: +1 416 543 2182
Product Strategy & Design
agile & lean UX tactics, product visioning & value mapping, service mapping, usability testing, innovation landscape mapping, information modelling, content strategy (6 years)
Design Manager & Educator
design management, project allocation, training & mentorship, learning experience development, advanced design workshops (4 years)
Interaction & Service Design
user research & content strategy, UI prototyping, production design, physical prototypes, IPS, multi-platform interaction models, enterprise-grade software development (3 years)
Agile Product Management
lean startup and lean UX methods, user story generation, scrum/sprint planning, UAT, agile development workflow, priority matrices (3 years)
workshops in product strategy, lean-startup, feature prioritization, product management, codebase assessment (2 years)
teaching assistant & pedagogical researcher at Carleton University (2 years)
Bachelor of Architectural Studies with Distinction Major in Design (2011); Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada / Study Term Abroad in Stuttgart, Germany
Startup Weekend Chicago 2013 - Winning Team (Apr 2013)
Entrepreneurship/Business Training with Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation (2007)