Alejandra Mesa

Graphic designer with experience in audio-visual productions, multimedia, and print design. Lately I have been working in motion graphics, web design, and as a passionate digital illustrator.

I have worked with multinational companies, digital agencies, small businesses, and exhibitions.

Currently, I’m a Medialogy Master’s student at Aalborg University Copenhagen where I’m following my interest in interactive technology, UX/UI and AI, while working freelance as a graphic designer.

Languages

English, Spanish, Italian and I’m studying Danish.

Work Experience

09. 2020 – 01. 2021

 

Fabula Studios – UX/UI design intern

  • Developing an AR  experience for Tidslommen (App) by Museum West Zealand.
  • Prototyping User Experience solutions.   
  • 2D Illustrations for The Knomes Card Game (AR Mobile game)

01.2019 – 04.2019

CMPC (Create It) –  Motion Graphics Designer

  • Motion graphics for online videos.

01.2019 – 02.2019

Allumette –  Freelance Graphic Designer

  • Brand identity, stationery, and web design for a Danish journalist.

11.2018 – 02.2019

Scandinavian Guides –  Graphic Designer for a Danish tourism company.

  • Graphic and audiovisual content production for Social Media.
  • Graphic design for printed corporate material.
  • Website update with new graphic content.

05.2017 – 02.2018

Múltiple –  Art Director and Motion Graphics Designer in a creative agency.

  • Design of visual identity for online videos.
  • Motion graphics design and production of graphic assets for online videos, launched weekly.
  • Motion tracking for online videos.
  • Planning the production pipeline for audiovisual content, alongside chief copywriter, pre-production team, and producers.

05.2017 – 02.2018

Mampato –  Graphic Designer in the Marketing team for amusement park.

  • Graphic design and image editing for printed corporate material.
  • 2D assets production and storyboards for audiovisual content.
  • Signage design for amusement parks in collaboration with the risk prevention team.
  • Graphic design for promotional events.

05.2017 – 02.2018

Venice Bienalle 2016: Ephemeral Urbanism: Cities in Constant Flux – Animator for Installation 

  • Animation of digital archive material for architecture pavilion. 
  • Adaptation of graphic material for animation.
  • Collaboration with architects and designers from Harvard Graduate Design School and Universidad Adolfo Ibañez.

06.2014 – 06.2015

Universidad Diego Portales – Teaching assistant for Graphic Design software courses.

  • Assisting national and international students to develop tasks assigned by the lecturer.
  • Assisting the lecturer with homework corrections and lecture preparation.
  • Responsible for the English translation of the class.

Education

09. 2019 – present

Medialogy MSc – Aalborg University Copenhagen

Developing and evaluating the science and technology behind advanced interactive digital media products.

03. 2010 – 04.2015

Graphic Design Bachelor –  Universidad Diego Portales

I acquired a domain of theoretical, technological, and practical tools in diverse design domains. I worked in interdisciplinary contexts providing specific solutions that contribute to society. I focused my interest in motion graphics, illustration, and graphic design for traditional and new media.

Note: Bachelors in Chile take 5 years.

05. 2015 – 06.2015

3D modelling and animation –  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Short course for graduates with a background in graphic design, interior design, industrial design, and architecture.