Experience

General Electric - Chicago, IL
Interaction Designer
June 2016 - Current

LimeRed Studio - Chicago, IL
User Experience Designer
December 2015 – April 2016
Designed responsive web layouts for multiple clients in bi-weekly sprints. Worked closely with the creative director, developers, and clients to come up with design solutions. Introduced a new way of working with developers by encouraging team to use Sketch App, InVisionApp, and Zeplin. Increased design and development efficiency. Researched new design trends to use with clients desires.

Professional Diversity Network - Chicago, IL
User Interface & User Experience Designer
June 2014 - December 2015
Designed websites for company and company partners for web and mobile by working closely with digital and chief marketer. Collaborated with web developers by packaging all assets and dimensions of designs. Prototyped websites using InVision App. Introduced new branding guides and layouts to company’s web sources.

After School Matters - Chicago, IL
Summer Instructor / Graphic Designer
June 2013 - August 2014
Planned and taught my own design program to 20 high school students. Developed engaging design-ed curriculum with multiple unit and lesson plans that are confirmed by pedagogical research.

BucketFeet - Chicago, IL
Digital Designer
March 2013 - August 2013
Designed new and strengthened old web layouts. Drafted weekly banners and emails. Improved seasonal catalogs for sales team. Produced ready to print files on shoes by working with designs from the artists.

Nooka - New York, NY
Industrial and Graphic Designer
June 2012 - November 2012
Delivered several products to market. Collaborated with major companies including Cartoon Network, MoMA,and Fila. Partnered closely with senior designer to develop concepts and explorations for new watches. Studied and researched the market in lifestyle products. Wireframed new layouts for company website.

Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Master of Arts in Teaching, May 2015

Uiversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design, May 2012

SKILLS

Spanish, Bohemian Coding Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Foundation Framework, Principle for Mac, Rapid Prototyping, InVision App, Marvel App, UxPin, Unity3D, After Effects Scripts, Sendgrid, Act-On, Solidworks, KeyShot, Laser Cutting, Microsoft Word, Power point, Currently learning FramerJS and Facebook Origami

Contact me for full PDF Resume @ alexfloresdesigns@gmail.com