Alex Gurevich, Designer in Phoenix, AZ, United States
Alex Gurevich

Designer in Phoenix, AZ, United States

Member since October 3, 2015
Alex has built, managed, and led a design agency that provided branding, marketing, and development services. He grew it from a small startup to one of the best design firms in the city in less than eight years. During that time, he has provided branding, app, UX/UI, and design solutions for clients in various industries including Fox Sports, Credit Karma, Goodwill, the USDA, and the US Air Force.
Alex is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Design Director

    2017 - PRESENT
    FabricEleven
    • Built, managed, and led a company specializing in the design and development of websites, web applications, UX/UI design, and brand identities.
    • Serviced clients in a wide variety of industries including hospitality, higher education, fashion, and consumer products and services.
    • Provided consulting services, art direction, and project management for the internal team, contractors, and clients using Agile methodology.
    • Supervised, cultivated, and directed a team of talented individuals to achieve common goals, think outside of the box, and produce great work.
    • Specialized in UX and UI, brand and product design for B2B and Enterprise clients.
    • Worked on front-end development, utilizing Bootstrap framework, SCSS and Node,js.
    Technologies: Drupal, Magento, Git, PhpStorm, Sass, Foundation, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Head of Design

    2018 - 2019
    Dropil
    • Worked as part of a small team, that ran a marketing campaign that raised more than one million dollars during the course of two months.
    • Designed the brand and identity for Dropil.
    • Designed internal and customer-facing applications including a crypto wallet, analytics, trading platform, marketing tools and internal management systems using user research and HCD (human-centered design).
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Git, Photoshop, Illustrator

Other Experience

  • The Fundamentals of Website Redesign – A Case Study (Publication)
    Polished design wireframes are great but don't reveal the work that goes into research and content organization. See how a thorough approach to early project planning leads to successful website redesign.
  • WordPress Development Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
    This resource contains a collection of best practices and tips for WordPress development provided by our Toptal network members.
  • Toptal Mentor
    Alex is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional designers. Alex shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from design tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.

Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts and Design in Visual Design
    2003 - 2008
    University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ, United States
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering (with a minor in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Math)
    2003 - 2008
    University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ, United States

Certifications

  • Google Analytics IQ
    JANUARY 2020 - MAY 2021
    Google
  • Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
    AUGUST 2018 - PRESENT
    Adobe

Experience

  • UX Design10 years
  • UI Design10 years
  • Enterprise Design7 years
  • Branding7 years
  • WordPress Theme Design5 years
  • Healthcare5 years
  • Process Design4 years
  • A/B Testing2 years

Location

Phoenix, AZ, United States

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