Alejandra Castelao is an Industrial Designer in frog’s San Francisco headquarters. Her experience ranges from furniture and interior design to consumer electronics, packaging design and experience design. She has a strong focus on experience design, concept development and graphic facilitation. Her love for languages and travel has made her fluent in both English and Spanish and also proficient in French and Italian. Her work has been featured in the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, ZONA Maco and the High Museum in Atlanta. Alex holds a BA in Industrial Design and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Design from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI.

Work Samples

  • Product Design

  • Architecture

  • Illustration

Work History

  • Industrial Designer

    • frog
    • Jan 2013 - Present (1 year 11 months)
  • Lead Industrial Designer

    • Olive Labs
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Aug 2013 - Oct 2014 (1 year 2 months)

    Worked with the new start-up Olive Labs on designing a brand new product for the wearable space.

  • Industrial Design Intern

    • frog
    • Jun 2012 - Dec 2012 (6 months)
  • MFA student at the College for Creative Studies

    • College for Creative Studies
    • Sep 2010 - May 2012 (1 year 8 months)

    MFA Interdisciplinary Design

  • Product Design Intern

    • Twisthink, LLC
    • May 2011 - Aug 2011 (3 months)
  • Senior Industrial Design Consultant

    • Diablo Design
    • Jan 2010 - Jun 2010 (5 months)
  • Senior Creative Designer

    • ESRAWE Studio
    • May 2008 - Dec 2009 (1 year 7 months)
  • Senior Industrial Designer

    • Industrias Farwel
    • Jan 2008 - May 2008 (4 months)

Education

  • College for Creative Studies

    • MFA Interdisciplinary Design
    • 2010 - 2012
  • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

    • Bachelor's degree Industrial and Product Design
    • 2003 - 2007

Specialties

Awards

• Cum Laude in both BA and MFA studies • Perfect score on the TOEFL exam • CAE (Certificate of Advanced English Exam) • CO Alliance Fran?aise Exam • Level 9/10 Dilit Italian Language School Certificate • Helvex Award in 2006 • Ferbel Award in 2006�

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