Alexander Russell

Alexander Russell

Lincoln, United States
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Alexander Russell

Alexander Russell

Designer
Lincoln, United States
Member since May 25, 2016
Alex is a full-stack designer who wants to work with you. He partners with startups, organizations, and nonprofits to rethink design strategies or invent new ones. Alex has helped startups receive collectively over $500,000 in funding. He also co-operates a research and design collective called Collectively Made.
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Portfolio
  • Quality Improvement Solutions App
  • Mowdo
  • Market Interactive
  • City of Lexington
  • The Social Life
  • Nebraska Medical Association
Employment
  • Founder | Lead Designer
    Collectively Made
    2016 - PRESENT
    • Formed an LLC to act as a worker-owned cooperative of problem-solvers committed to making life better with technology.
    • Leveraged the collective structure in order to curate the best talents and collaborate as an agile unit.
    • Worked with a variety of clients, local and abroad, on diverse and experimenting projects.
    • Took on a variety of projects including website & mobile application design, to kiosk hardware, to presentation designs.
    • Designed and developed a mobile app from scratch that replaces the paper-based processes of a health and human services company.
    Technologies: Wireframing, Sketch, InVision, Adobe CC, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Freelance Designer
    Freelance Work
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Worked with a range of clients focusing on mobile apps, web design, and decks.
    • Helped startup clients obtain over $500,000 in funding.
    • Met with clients in person and via Skype.
    • Comfortable working at any stage in a product's development, from a napkin sketch to a public company.
    • Worked quickly and was entrusted with projects that needed to be under the radar.
    • Designed an Uber-like on-demand lawn care app, Mowdo. Duties included the UI/UX design, wireframing, conceptualization, product design, and branding.
    Technologies: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, App Demos, InVision, PDF Decks
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art & Design
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln - Lincoln, Nebraska (USA)
    2009 - 2013
Experience
  • Sketch6 years
  • Human-centered Design (HCD)5 years
  • User Interface (UI)5 years
  • Design Thinking5 years
  • Adobe Creative Suite5 years
  • Branding5 years
  • User Experience (UX)3 years
  • Product Design3 years
Tools
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sketch
Lincoln, United States
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