Alen Parlov, Designer in Libertyville, IL, United States
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Alen Parlov

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Designer

Location
Libertyville, IL, United States
Toptal Member Since
October 31, 2018

Alen is an independent, multidisciplinary digital designer and associate creative director with over a decade of agency experience. His passion lies in creating highly conceptual and stunning brand experiences that users enjoy interacting with. Before delving into the digital world, his background was in print, making him an extremely versatile problem solver and visual communicator.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Associate Creative Director

2015 - 2018
Aisle Rocket Studios
  • Brainstormed, conceptualized, and developed multiple solutions in the retail space for brands under the Whirlpool Corporation umbrella.
  • Pushed past the “safe option” with innovation and finesse while holding a strategic point-of-view that justifies all creative choices.
  • Handled and prepared complex production files for print production and digital product launches.
  • Created concepts and storyboards and provided on-location art direction for photo and video shoots.
  • Developed and executed retail displays, POP, catalogs, marketing materials, web/mobile experiences, and consumer literature tactics.
  • Led and mentored a small team of junior-level team members.
Technologies: InVision, Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC, Brand Design, Branding, UI Design, Web Design, Mobile Design, Web UX, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Illustration, InVision App, Photography, Balsamiq, Print Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design

Art Director

2010 - 2015
Swift Media Group
  • Thought creatively to produce new ideas that supported large pharmaceutical clients' business goals and objectives.
  • Designed and produced complex internal and external marketing and communications materials.
  • Provided mentorship and guidance to junior designers.
  • Created promotional microsites and landing page experiences.
Technologies: InVision, Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC, Brand Design, Branding, UI Design, Web Design, Mobile Design, Web UX, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Illustration, Photography, Balsamiq, Print Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design
2007 - 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design

International Academy of Design and Technology - Chicago, IL, USA

2004 - 2006

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design

College of Southern Idaho - Twin Falls, ID, USA

Tools

InVision App, Figma, Sketch, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe CC, Photoshop CC, Balsamiq, Flinto, InVision, Google Analytics, Mouseflow, Interface Builder

Platforms

Android, iOS, Web, Mobile

Industry Expertise

Retail & Wholesale, Food & Beverage, Transportation & Shipping, Technology

Other

Branding, UX Design, UI Design, Wireframing, Logo Design, Brand Design, Print Design, Mobile App Design, Mobile Design, Web Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Responsive Web Design (RWD), Visual Design, Image Retouching, Web UX, Digital Product Design, Prototyping, Photography, Illustration, Icon Design, User Flows, Sitemaps, Interaction Design (IxD), Desktop Web Design, Mobile Web Design, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Billboard Design, Ads, Animation, A/B Testing, Heatmaps, Appliances, Brand Books, Product Branding, Brand Guidelines, Style Guides, Identity Design, Identity, Color Palettes, App UX, App UI, Mobile eCommerce, iPad, Sass, Trucking, Invoicing, Billing, Landing Page Design, Email, Newsletter Design, Time Tracking, Software, Project Management, Web UI, Mobile UI, Dashboard Design, Responsive Design, Web Dashboards

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