Alex Gilev, Designer in Miami, FL, United States
Alex Gilev

Designer in Miami, FL, United States

Member since October 8, 2015
Alex is a certified UX expert and product leader who helps Fortune 500 companies, technology startups, and government institutions strategize UX and design UI software that is efficient, engaging, and easy to use. He has an extensive track record of creating highly usable and intuitive web applications used by the U.S. Air Force, the United States Navy, and over 100 financial institutions in the US and around the world, including some of the largest investment banks.
Alex is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Head of User Experience

    2017 - 2020
    Backbone
    • Conducted customer interviews, synthesized the results, and defined product requirements.
    • Outlined critical paths in the user’s journey. Discovered bottlenecks that inhibit the customer experience and fixed them.
    • Helped the company raise $20 million in funding over the course of two years.
    • Owned all platform innovations. Worked closely with the CPO to research, ideate, run pilots, and implement results for the product.
    • Integrated a design-thinking mindset and best-in-class UX practices within the product design process.
    • Ideated on core concepts through highly interactive design prototypes with key stakeholders.
    • Iterated on the concepts and validated what works and what doesn't.
    Technologies: Figma, Sketch, InVision
  • UX Mentor

    2016 - 2017
    DesignLab
    • Provided one-on-one online top industry training in UX design.
    • Taught the fundamentals of user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design.
    • Educated students on the principles of user-centered design.
    • Taught students how to ideate, scope, and prioritize product features that drive growth and delight users.
    • Educated students on developing a strong visual design sense and defining visual and style guidelines for a company.
    Technologies: Apple Keynote, Figma, Sketch, InVision

Education

  • Digital Psychology Specialist's Degree in Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology
    2019 - 2019
    CXL Institute - Remote
  • Certificate of Excellence in Disruptive Strategy
    2019 - 2019
    Harvard Business School - Online

Certifications

  • Product Leader Certification (PLC)
    APRIL 2022 - PRESENT
    Product School (Silicon Valley)
  • Certified Product Manager (PMC)
    FEBRUARY 2022 - PRESENT
    Product School (Silicon Valley)
  • UX Certification | UX Management Specialty
    SEPTEMBER 2020 - PRESENT
    Nielsen Norman Group
  • Jobs-To-Be-Done (JTBD) + Outcome Driven Innovation (ODI) Masterclass
    MAY 2020 - PRESENT
    Strategyn, LLC
  • Design Thinking (Cooper)
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    Udemy
  • Heuristic Analysis Frameworks for Conversion Optimization Audits
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    CXL Institute
  • Psychology and Neuroscience for CRO
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    CXL Institute
  • Applied Neuromarketing
    JUNE 2019 - PRESENT
    CXL Institute
  • Mastering Business Models
    JANUARY 2019 - PRESENT
    Strategyzer
  • Designing a Business
    NOVEMBER 2018 - PRESENT
    IDEO
  • Disruptive Strategy
    OCTOBER 2018 - PRESENT
    Harvard Business School
  • Mastering Value Propositions
    JULY 2018 - PRESENT
    Strategyzer

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Location

Miami, FL, United States

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