01 PROFESSIONAL

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE OF PLATFORMS

RESEARCH & TESTING

PRINT & DIGITAL

WEB DESIGN

A/B Testing

User Journey Mapping

Data Synthesis

Ethnographic Studies

Card Sorting/ Tree Testing

Usability Testing

User Personas

UAT

Illustration
Color Theory
Typography
Photo Editing
Photography
Package Design
Trade Show Presence
Sales & Marketing Collateral
Logos
Presentations
Advertisements

Eccomerce

Responsive Design

User Friendly

Visual Storytelling
Wire Framing

Cohesive Flow

HTML

CSS

LEADERSHIP

Certified in Dialogue for Intergroup Relations 


Cross-Platform Team Lead


Apprentice Supervisor


Project Management


Public Speaker

Tools

Adobe Creative Suites
InVision
Sketch
Axure

Figma

Hotjar

Usertesting

Qualtrics

Pendo

ALEXANDRA GARDNER

UX DESIGNER | RESEARCHER | EDUCATOR

I believe a successful user experience takes research, empathy, and a deep passion for solving problems. I am both a data nerd and artist, with the ability to think creatively as a product designer while also analyzing and communicating business strategy to clients and team members. With a diversified education and skill set, I bring passion to design and the user experience, connecting the dots to communicate the vision.

Thank you for visiting my portfolio, I hope you enjoy it!

 

02 MY PROCESS

CLICK ON EACH IMAGE TO SEE A CASE STUDY ON SOME OF MY LATEST WORK. 

03 Experience

2018-CURRENT

PINNACOL ASSURANCE

SENIOR UX DESIGNER
Certified Apprentice Supervisor and winner of the Best User On-boarding Experience for a blockchain injured worker self-report application.

2015-2020

ELOVATION DESIGN

OWNER

Designer and owner serving as a one-stop-shop for start-ups and small businesses. I start every project with an extensive questionnaire & competitive analysis to position my client's brand & voice competitively in the market. 

2015-2018

COMPASS NATURAL MARKETING

DESIGN MANAGER
As the lead design specialist, I utilized research & planning to create visually appealing & user-friendly websites that were supported through user testing, questionnaires & client vision boards.

2014-2015

RED IDEA PARTNERS

UI DESIGNER
I helped clients navigate the trenches of early growth & acquisitions including determining burn-rate, market outlook, brand positioning, & portfolio growth strategy. I also designed the firm’s website & marketing collateral, creating a standard brand identity package that was well received by clients and future customers.

2013-2014

INNOVATRIUM

PROJECT MANAGER (INNOVATION APPRENTICE) 

Project manager responsible for implementing Highrise, a knowledge management system to track and record all client projects. I worked with senior-level consultants to develop case studies for each client and assisted on innovation workshopsteaching practices on cultural congruency for large- scale companies.

04 AWARDS

CONTACT

To contact me about a potential project or to learn more about my work and services, please fill out the form. I will respond as soon as possible.