Alex has been a designer-of-the-year nominee for four years in a row and he's won Breakthrough Designer of the Year in 2014, Swedish Designer of the Year in 2015, and Visual Designer of the Year in 2016. Words like powerful, stimulating, and daring come to mind—also beauty and magic. Engzell is a designer with a hefty number of awards, an impressive client list, and a philosophy. He practices what he preaches.
Founded and led Bonne Marque--an experience that has been full of awards, responsibility, creativity and, when I think of the businesses and brands we’ve helped succeed, pride.
Received, as an agency, over 50 industry awards in the past 3 years. We launched the first ever digital-first launch of Vogue. Won Swedish Agency of The Year in 2015, Agency Site of The Year in 2016.
Was personally nominated for Designer of The Year four years in a row. I was awarded Breakthrough Designer of The Year in 2014, Swedish Designer of The Year in 2015, and Visual Designer of The Year in 2016.
Designed for clients, such as: Adidas, BBC, BMW, CERRUTI, Citrix, Condé Nast, GUESS, Nuance, Manchester City, Microsoft Azure, OxFam, Teachers Mutual Bank, Toni & Guy, Vogue, and Virgin Media.
Technologies: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, InVision
2011 - 2013
Grew the creative department from 3 to 11 people.
Brought all photography in-house to a state of the art studio that I built.
Helped pioneer 360° photography for an eCommerce in a exclusive collaboration with Goecker.
Led several big photoshoots for lookbooks and our in-house magazine.
Won Agency of The Year twice, during my 2.5 years as creative director.
Designed for clients such as: Atlas Copco, Arla, Cargotec, DeLaval, Johnson & Johnson, SAAB Group, Schwarzkopf, and Tele2.
Technologies: Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Cinema 4D, InVision
2005 - 2008
Started out doing mainly branding work for startups in Stockholm.
Implemented a great deal of image retouching for fashion brands, a year later in London.
Designed Ritz-Carlton’s first iOS app.
Redesigned City Discovery, FitWhey, and HAP--all award-winning projects.
Designed for clients such as City Discovery, Digicel, Entrepreneur.com, FitWhey, HAP, Juwelier Gabriel, Ritz-Carlton, and Totokaelo.
Technologies: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Cinema 4D
2004 - 2005
Bang & Olufsen
Worked at my first design gig at the age of 15. Here my love for minimal design was born.