EMIL ALEX 2018

METHODOLOGY

BRINGING BUSINESS AND DESIGN CLOSER

WITH A MULTI -FACETED APPROACH

MBA in
DESIGN STRATEGY
CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Bachelor of DESIGN in
PRODUCT DESIGN
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
AHMEDABAD, INDIA
HUMAN VALUES
MFA in
INTERACTION DESIGN
CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
 

EXPERIENCE

2015-2016

CREATIVITY EXPLORED
UX RESEARCHER

2012-2015

INVENTINDIA INNOVATIONS
PRODUCT DESIGN LEAD
  •  2nd hire after the founding of the firm (helped grow the workforce to 24)

  • Led a team of 4 designers and 2 engineers • Helped launch 6 products

  • Developed online payment portal interfaces and the ecosystem for its physical devices

  • Main areas of focus:

    • Information architecture

    • Biometric security devices

    •  Water Purification systems

    • Laboratory systems

    • Point of sale terminals

  • Serviced 3 major client accounts in the consumer electronics space for 2 years

  • Managed transitions  between design, engineering and hardware

  • Identified core aspects of the organization’s culture through primary research

  • Increased engagement of the donor base by improving communication

  • Developed a creative toolkit to facilitate a smooth transfer of leadership

2010-2011

ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE DIVISION-INDIAN RAILWAYS
INTERACTION DESIGNER
  •  Redesigned the control panel of the WAP-4 Electric Locomotive

  • Conducted detailed ergonomic analysis (cognitive, physical and spatial)

  • Improved response time by a factor of two

  • Reduced operational fatigue by 15% (tested with pilots and co-pilots)

 
CONTACT

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emiljalex.com

Tel: 1-415-766-1711

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