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Firstname/Profession
Alex
UX / UI Designer / Front End Developer
12 Plus years Experience
Auckland
951

Represented: 16/03/17

Bio

I am a British designer and developer based in Auckland, NZ. I design high end, content driven digital products.

Have previously worked in the European music industry for 8 years, working across releases for bands such as Tame Impala (Silver Disc), Florence and the Machine, and Hot Chip. The reverse of alternative music was my extensive work with German Tecnho and collaborations with artists such as Modeselektor, Moderat, and labels such as BPitch Control. The quality of my work led to working as a UX consultant with Apple head of production Cupertino (remote).

Moving on from music I started to design and build native IOS apps, with my first release Protein Pow (collaboration), becoming a top 5 food and drink app in US, UK, Canada, and Australia.

After a move to live in Berlin, DE for 6 months, I created a digital IOS publishing platform with my partner which we created and published interactive magazines for 25 publications including Design Anthology, Noble Rot, and The Periodic Journal. We reached downloads in excess of 250,000 across our publications.

In 2015 I moved to New Zealand with my Kiwi partner and started to work as contractors.

I currently love to collaborate with brands and companies to design and build, high end website and mobile apps. I am a co-founder in New Zealand's dog sharing platform.

In my spare time I have migrated my iOS development skillset to ReactNative (Facebook, AirBnB, Netflix, Instagram) and am currently building a number of apps part time with ReactNative allowing me to complete the whole journey from concept, UX, UI and development of mobile apps for both iOS and Android.

Expertise

Adobe Creative Suite HTML 5 InVision React Sketch Squarespace Wordpress

My skills

Design
UX Design
UI Design
Branding
Art Direction
Creative Direction
App Design

Platforms
Webflow (Certified Expert)
Shopify (Certified Expert)
Wordpress
Squarespace
Craft CMS

Development
HTML5
CSS
Javascript
Bootstrap
Node.js
Redux
ReactNative
MongoDB (in training)
Express (in training)

Recent Employment

Co-Founder / Technical Director / 2015 - Present / Almond

  • Lead digital product designer and developer.

Industries I know well

Technology
Music
Entertainment
Food and Beverage
Publications
Animals

Qualifications

2008 / BSc in Geography (Hons) / University of Brighton, United Kingdom

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