Alex Mejias is a talented designer. developer who has established a diverse set of skills over the years. He currently serves as Senior Manager of Design Technology for Amazon's Brand Innovation Lab, where he continues to expand the hybrid nature of his work by incorporating people leadership skills into his existing design and development acumen. During his first year at Amazon, Alex created immersive digital experiences and prototypes for top brands such as Pepsi, L'Oreal, Proctor & Gamble, Apple, Nintendo, and Calvin Klein. As Design Tech Lead, Alex managed a small team of Design Technologists, enabling pre-sales activities by building functional prototypes, providing technical leadership to the global Amazon Ads organization, and creating polished production grade executions displayed throughout Amazon.com and Fire TV. In just one year, Alex proactively innovated Amazon Ads' developer toolset by creating a reusable component library to accelerate landing page building and delivered Amazon Ads' first augmented reality advertising experience.

Prior to joining Amazon, Alex spent several years at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), where he started as a senior full-stack developer in 2016. In this role, he leveraged his extensive design and development skills to contribute to enterprise-grade projects, mastering JavaScript on the backend, system design, React, and front-end development. Alex was promoted to Head of Experience Development in January 2019, reporting directly to HPE's Chief Design Officer. In this role, he built and managed a team of twenty UI/UX designers and engineers, focused on delivering exceptional user experiences. Alex prioritized career development and skills growth for his team through measured achievement tracking and direct feedback.

Before his tenure at HPE, Alex founded Lazers Interactive in 2008, which quickly became a go-to vendor for ad agencies such as Crispin Porter Bogusky, BBH, Droga5, Saatchi & Saatchi, and BBDO. The company provided design and development services for high-profile clients, including Realtor.com, Bank of New York, TouchTunes Interactive, and TAG Heuer. Alex's team delivered a range of services, including design, development, 3D modeling and animation, motion graphics, and rich web application development.

Early in his career, Alex focused on web design and development, with a particular emphasis on marketing websites and landing pages. After working as a motion designer in the NYC Advertising industry for four years, he began to pursue hybrid roles that combined his design and development expertise. Alex graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005 with a major in Graphic and Interactive Design.

Alex's unique blend of design and development expertise, combined with his strong leadership and project management skills, make him an ideal candidate for technical creative and design manager roles.