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.
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.
Sketch vs. Photoshop: Is It Time To Switch From Photoshop To Sketch? (Publication)
Sketch promises a faster workflow and greater ease-of-use than its counterparts. You can think of Sketch as Illustrator with some Photoshop stitched together, but that’s only part of the story. Many Adobe features that you don’t use 90 percent of the time have been stripped out, giving us a streamlined tool that is designed to quickly prototype everything from simple wireframes to complex mockups.
In this article, Toptal freelance designer Alex Gurevich takes a closer look at the Sketch vs. Photoshop dilemma, explaining which has the advantage from a variety of perspectives.
WordPress Development Best Practices and Tips by Toptal Developers (Publication)
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.
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Design
2003 - 2008
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ, USA
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering (with a Minor in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math)