His hands-on approach in his day-to-day leadership and mentorship to his team is a true testament to his dedication in cultivating an impressive creative culture.
Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 04, 2015
IDL Worldwide is pleased to announce that Alex Vera, Director of Creative Services at IDL Worldwide has been selected by design:retail as one of the publication’s Top 40 Under 40. Alex was nominated based on his business accomplishments, professional expertise and involvement with the retail design community.
Alex holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute in New York City. After his studies, Alex went on to work as a Designer and Creative Director for several prestigious, retail-centric firms, where he designed and deployed initiatives for some of the world’s most recognized consumer and retail brands, including Starbucks, Nike, and Coca-Cola. With over 16 years in the industry, Alex has an extensive background in architecture, interactive retail systems, print design/development, retail strategy and fixture design.
In his first two years at IDL, Alex helped to land some of the most significant product launches in company history for the largest and most respected global consumer electronics, footwear, apparel and beverage brands in the world, all the while optimizing his design team to deliver broader scalability and creative thinking. In his role as Director of Creative Services for IDL, Alex is based out of our Portland, OR brand center, leading and mentoring a team of over 40 designers in multiple studios. The team’s multi-disciplinary approach spans across industrial, print, 2D and 3D design capabilities.
“Alex has been able to affect and elevate the retail brand experience through strategic and inventive creative, a work ethic that is unrelenting and most of all, a demeanor that has impressed both our clients and our studio, as recipients of his approachable management style,” said Jeff Brummer, Senior Creative Director at IDL. “His hands-on approach in his day-to-day leadership and mentorship to his team is a true testament to his dedication in cultivating an impressive creative culture.”
The full 40 Under 40 report can be viewed in the April/May issue of design:retail, both in digital and print.
For more information, contact Allison Duval, Marketing Communications Coordinator at aduval(at)idlww(dot)com
IDL Worldwide (http://www.idlww.com), part of Matthews International (http://www.matw.com), is a global retail design and project management services firm that delivers strategy, creative, execution and reporting of in-store marketing programs that range from temporary graphics to store fixtures. With Brand Centers in Pittsburgh, PA and Portland, OR, and offices in San Francisco/Oakland, Chicago, Mexico, Germany, Brazil and China, IDL’s retail-centric approach spans from generating brand strategy to fabricating brand solutions.