Alex Jenter

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Web developer with a background in design

Work

sep '18 – now hinderlingvolkart

Full stack developer – Building backends and defining processes in one of the leading swiss digital agencies.

  • Infrastructure
  • Operations
  • Working in a larger team
  • High profile clients

dec '15 – aug '18 attribute

Web developer – Focused on frontend with the occasional opportunity to work with react or canvas on the job.

  • UX
  • Information architecture
  • Concept
  • Working with a variety of clients

dec '14 – dec '15 eth pdz zurich

Scientific Assistant – Consulting for all things design at the pd|z Product Development Group Zurich headed by Prof. Dr. Mirko Meboldt.

  • Rapid manufacturing
  • Video editing
  • 3D Printing
  • Web development

jun '14 – nov '14 FOTOKITE

Head of Design – Responsible for the design of early mockups, 3D printed prototypes and protective shells at Sergei Lupashin's ETH spin-off.

  • Design consultancy
  • Marketing
  • UI

FEB '14 – SEP '14 THIS WEBER

Industrial Designer – Drafting of plans and CAD drawings for Möbel Pfister's furniture collection.

  • 3d visualisation
  • Documentation & specification

SEP '13 – JAN '14 ZHDK VID

Scientific Assistant – Technical assistance including usage of tools such as Rhino3D and Grasshopper in a professional context.

  • Design automation
  • Experimental workflow

SEP '12 – MAY '13 CHRISTOPHE MARCHAND

Project Partner – Applying my ideas of automated design variant generation to a business case in the renowned atelier of Christophe Marchand.

  • Generative / procedural Design

MAY '12 – JUN '12 ZKB

Project Lead – Commissioned, after winning a student competition, with the design and execution of the first prize trophy for the ZKB sustainability award for small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • 3D Print and mold making
  • Molding techniques
  • Direct client contact

JUN '11 – AUG '11 QUO

Industrial Design Intern – Design and model making for a gait trainer, graphic design for the corresponding CTI poster, design and technical solutions for a humanoid robot

  • Project work in the field
  • Constructional drawing

JUN '99 – AUG '03 NORBERT LOHRER

Apprenticeship as a carpenter – (Eidg. dipl.) Working on small-scale furniture production and high quality interiors

  • Attention to detail
  • Batch production

Education

SEP '09 – MAY '12 ZHDK VID

Bachelor of Arts – in Product and Industrial Design at Zurich University of the Arts

AUG '08 – JUN '09 BBW

Berufsmaturität – Berufsbildungsschule Winterthur BBW

AUG '99 – AUG '03 BBW

Apprenticeship – as Eidg. dipl. Carpenter, Berufsbildungsschule Winterthur BBW

AUG '98 – AUG '99 Oase

Social Internship – as Guardian, Wohngemeinschaft Oase, Gais AR

JUN '97 – JUN '98 F+F

Preparatory Programme – (Vorkurs) Farb und Form Schule Zürich

Languages

Fluent in English and German, conversational skills in French

Skills

Code

  • HTML/CSS
  • Javascript
  • Twig
  • PHP
  • Bash
  • Python

Design

  • Adobe CC
  • Sketch.app