Alex Leon-Khan

Email: interact@alexleonkhan.com
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Work Experience


Web/Graphic Designer & Front End Developer • Lockheed Martin
Aeronautics Visual Communications
2014-Current • Marietta, GA

  • Design, front end development, and maintenance for internal/external websites and interactive presentations. Specialized in responsive web design/development using clean aesthetics, customized graphics, and meeting functional requirements.
  • Maintain, translate, and extend the corporate brand identity across internal departments, Aero programs, and external campaigns such as international presentations, Aircraft deliveries/celebrations, and the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl.
  • Collaborate with tri-site internal/external communications, event, and Aero program teams to deliver high quality presentations, quick turn brochures, posters, specialty items, signage, environmental graphics, social media assets, and other marketing materials.

Web Designer & Front End Developer • GA Alliance To End Homelessness
2014-Current • Marietta, GA

  • Updated branding and redesigned website to best represent their mission. Revitalized website has increased functionality and usability such as event registration, donation integration, a customized service provider database, and automatic statistical reporting.
  • Designed and developed an intuitive service provider database with a user friendly back end UI. I created a streamlined process for updates and increased search and data capturing capabilities.
  • Continuing security, maintenance, and content management. Recent updates include new event registration forms and tools for capturing new service provider information.

Senior Graphic Designer & Web Specialist • Georgia State University
Division of Student Affairs Creative Services
2012-2014 • Atlanta, GA

  • Design and content management for 30+ high profile websites including University Housing, Recreational Services and The Office of the Dean of Students.
  • Trained website managers during university wide website migration from Dreamweaver and RedDot CMS to WordPress.
  • Designed collateral for local and national campaigns.

Webmaster & eCommerce Manager • Richards Variety Store
Midtown Location Online Store Front
2009-2012 • Atlanta, GA

  • Increased website functionality and performance to promote to a domestic and international audience.
  • Expanded online presence through search engine optimization, promotion through social media channels, and online marketing campaigns.
  • Created a streamlined process of adding products online and handling orders by using an existing in-store database.

Education


BFA – Graphic Design
Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design
Georgia State University • Atlanta, GA

Client Work


  • Museum of Design Atlanta
  • Atlanta Jewish Music Festival
  • Georgia Alliance To End Homelessness
  • The King Center
  • KC Precast | Killercrete
  • Nobel Peace Prize World Summit 2015
  • Full Radius Dance

Skills


  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Dreamweaver
  • After Effects
  • Premiere
  • Flash
  • CMS: WordPress, RedDot, Yahoo Small Business
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Coldfusion
  • Cinema 4D
  • GameSalad
  • 3D Printing
  • Windows & OSX

Honors and Awards


Student Story Challenge
Participant | ProMaxBDA

Undergraduate Research Conference
Nominee | Georgia State University

Worldwide Designers Awards
Featured Package Design | Favourite Design

Inspirational Cards Gallery
Featured Brand Design | Business Card Zone

2014 48 Hour Repack Design Competition
Participant | Institute of Packaging Professionals SE Chapter

Creative Design Gallery
Featured Package Design| Packaging of the World

Inspiration Galleries
Featured Package Design | From Up North

2013 48 Hour Film Project
Jury Award Finalist | 2013 48 Hour Film Project Atlanta

Ernest G. Welch Galleries Juried Student Exhibition
Honorable Mention | Georgia State University

2013 48 Hour Repack Design Competition
Top Ten | Institute of Packaging Professionals SE Chapter

Jet Pens Artist Spotlight
Artist Highlight | Jet Pens Japanese Pens and Stationery