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Hey there, I'm Alexander. I'm a product designer at Boulevard.

Here you'll find all the stuff I've been up to over the years, including professional projects, passion projects, and one-off experiments.


Work experience

- Present

Boulevard

I'm currently working at Boulevard as a Senior Product Designer, delivering comprehensive solutions for salons, medspas, and self care service providers.
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Pluralsight

I've worked from a small local startup to a huge international remote company. I've conducted user research, delivered quality prototypes and designs, and ensured post release success in an agile team environment. My focus was designing the next generation of online interactive learning for cloud students.
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A Cloud Guru

A Cloud Guru became a part of Pluralsight's Cloud Skills team in 2021. I've enjoyed contributing to a passionate product team in multiple opportunity spaces while bringing design thinking to the forefront of every conversation.
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Linux Academy

A Cloud Guru acquired Linux Academy in 2019. I was the primary designer across multiple facets of the platform, designing our enterprise dashboard which enabled learners to prepare for cloud in a business environment, as well as our new community site.
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iCanCode Club

I worked with the owner of this on-site elementary level coding school to create designs for digital media and the company website.
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Posture Interactive

I collaborated with a small team at a local agency to deliver a diverse portfolio of client work.

Education

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Rochester Institute of Technology

New Media Design BFA

Skills & interests

The usual design programs...
Figma with prototyping, Adobe & Affinity Suite, Sketch... All that good design stuff.
...and processes
UX research including internal & external interviews, usability tests, card sorting, co-design sessions, and more. The list seems to never end! I'm interested in design systems and operations, and believe user centric design is the foundation of all good products.
3D and Video
Blender & After Effects for creative renders, CAD modeling and 3D printing
Programming
Proficient in web tech. Avid Rust enthusiast since '15, experimenting with everything from webapps to microcontrollers to games.
Music Production
Classicly trained pianist that has since forgotten most things about that and now just makes "sick" beats in Bitwig
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There's an app for that 🔒
2022 Jan
See how I amped up design for A Cloud Guru's mobile app on phones and tablets
3D plant generator Experiment
2021 Nov Experiment
Play with an experimental tool used to generate plant-like structures
A flock of 3D figures swarms in a reddish landscape with trees
Building a community 🔒
2021 Sep
View a full case study on how to build a healthy community by design
Cat shelf bracket CAD
2021 Aug CAD
Check out this thing I made for my little guy so he can be happier exploring indoors
GitHub Game Off 2018 Game Jam
2018 Dec Game Jam
Listen to how I contributed to one of the top games in the 2018 Game Off
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The Reel: Sports Highlights
2018 May
See how I enabled sports fans to browse, follow, and share their favorite highlight clips
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Rust documentation
2018 May
Check out the data behind improving your documentation site designs and information architecture
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Resamplr sound library
2018 Mar
Take a look at how I designed and developed an audio sample store from the ground up