SOMETIMES, WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE, A BETTER ONE IS CREATED

Susan Gale

BETWEEN TWO WATERS

Alix Martínez is a Galician multidisciplinary artist & Visual Design Lead based in London. She combines her artistic practice with her role as Visual Design Lead / Service Design Lead at Fjord where she leads successful teams and designs products and services.

She graduated in Fine Arts in 2001 (specialised in Graphic Design and Media Communication) by the Salamanca University in Spain. Since then she has been developing her education and career in different countries such as Spain, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Denmark and currently the UK.

As part of her continuous development, Alix completed two MAs: Web Design in 2003 at SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design (Milan) and Computational Arts (Distinction grade) in 2017 at Goldsmiths University (London) whilst as a full-time employee.

Alix is a light enthusiast, loves traveling, reading and kickboxing.

I do not want Art for a few any more than Education for a few, or Freedom for a few

William Morris

Design work

She started her career as a designer back in 2001. Since then she has worked in different fields like Publishing, Graphic Design, Digital Agencies, Digital Marketing, Gaming, Digital Consultancy… focused on Visual Language and User Experience.

Curious by nature, she creates experiences with the aim to improve people’s lives and make a measurable impact. Over the last 20 years, she had the opportunity to develop an understanding of design and our connected world, exploring its languages, cultures, and methodologies. She worked with clients from diverse nationalities: Australia, Austria, Canada, South Africa, and different European countries.

At Fjord, Alix works as a Visual Design Lead and had the opportunity to work with clients such as: Kingfisher (B&Q, Castorama…), COS, Lloyds Banking Group (Lloyds and Halifax), SSE, Merck, West Midlands Police, Unilever, Standard Bank, Tabcorp…

Areas of interest

  • How Humanities can help to balance today’s highly technology-oriented world. And how designers can work with engineers and technical team members
  • Build bridges between Art and Technology and how they can empower companies and individuals, to influence society
  • Innovation, latest technologies, and future trends affect and could improve our lives
  • Enhanced Experiences
  • Equality through access to Education and Culture / Arts

Technology, like Art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination

Daniel Bell

Art Exhibitions

  • 2017 – 14-15 October – Virtuality Mortality show at Ugly Duck. Collective exhibition curated by the XAP Cross art Projects Collective. 21 international artists investigate our symbiotic relationships with technology
  • 2017 – 07-09 September – Overlap Show. Final degree show for the MA Computational Arts programme at Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • 2016 – 02-04 December – Art Hub Christmas Art + Design Fair – London – UK 
  • 1998 – 19-22 March – 1ª Xuntanza de Xoves Artistas – Gandarío, Bergondo, A Coruña – Spain

Awards

  • 2000 – XIV Certame Galego de Artes Plásticas – Xuventude 2000 – Categoría Debuxo – Xunta Galicia – Spain
  • 1998 – XII Certame Galego de Artes Plásticas – Xuventude 1998 – Categoría Pintura – Xunta Galicia – Spain

 

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