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 web development services. He grew it from a small startup to one of the best design firms in the city in less than three years. During that time, he has provided branding, app design, UX/UI 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

  • Senior Lead Designer

    2018 - 2019
    Automattic (via Toptal)
    • Worked as part of a small team that designed websites for prominent internet figures.
    • Designed and built branding guidelines for WooCommerce online platform.
    • Provided consulting and strategy for current clients on website UX/UI improvements.
    Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Git, InVision, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Senior UI/UX Designer for Responsive Web Apps

    2017 - 2018
    Globecomm Systems, Inc. (via Toptal)
    • Designed numerous internal web applications from start to finish. This included initial workflow, hierarchy, content organization, wireframes, mockups, and delivery of final HTML assets.
    • Oversaw an engineering development team that implemented all the designs, QA, and implementation testing.
    • Designed processes and workflows of the internal applications.
    Technologies: Zeplin, JavaScript, HTML, Sketch, InVision

Other Experience

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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's Degree of Fine Arts and Design in Visual Design
    2003 - 2008
    University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ, United States
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering in Computer Engineering
    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

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

Location

Phoenix, AZ, United States

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