Alex Daish

Venture Designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Hello, I like to use my imagination to solve problems in exchange for money. I specialise in creating products and services that have real impact for brands. A history of hackathons means I perversely enjoy rapid design sprints.

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Skills

  • Venture Capital
  • Pitch Development
  • Startup Development
  • Tech Startups
  • Innovation Design
  • Product Innovation
  • Creative
  • Creative Strategy
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Digital Prototyping

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • AKQA

    AKQA

    • Design
  • Rufus Leonard

    Rufus Leonard

    • Design
  • Founders Factory

    Founders Factory

    • Technology
  • Help Refugees

    Help Refugees

    • Charity

Work history

Currently

Venture Designer

Founders Factory

May 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Designing and testing startup concepts for the Founders Factory incubator.

Currently

Creative

Glimpse

Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2018

Product Designer

AKQA

Nov 2016 - Jan 2018
  • Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Full Time

2016

Graduate Strategist

AKQA

Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2015

Junior Creative

The Rumpus Room

Sep 2014 - Mar 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2013

Creative Technologist

Rufus Leonard

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Clients included: British Gas, Lloyds Bank, Williams F1, Sadler's Wells Theatre, Massey Ferguson & CDP.

2014

Feb 2013 - Jun 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2015

Founder / Creative Director

Free Hype

Aug 2012 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

Education

2014

Bachelor of Arts: History of Art

University College London (UCL)

Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
  • London, United Kingdom

2008

Foundation Degree In Art and Design

Amersham and Wycombe College

Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
  • Amersham Hill, High Wycombe HP13, UK

Awards

2016

16 Brilliant Outdoor Ads That Rocked the Real World in 2016

Adweek

  • Citizen Advertising Takeover Service (2016) Creative - Glimpse Collective Featured in Adweek's favourite outdoor ads of 2016 Link: http://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/16-brilliant-outdoor-ads-rocked-real-world-2016-175080/

2016

The Year in Kickstarter

Kickstarter

  • Citizen Advertising Takeover Service (2016) Creative - Glimpse Collective Featured in Kickstarter's end of the year summary for 2016 Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/year/2016#Tube_Cats

2015

Winning Team - #BangBangBrief2

Young Creative Council

2015

1st Prize - Hyper Island Startup Hackathon

Start Up Global weekend

2014

Real-time Response Award - Finalist

The Shorty Awards

  • Lewis Hamilton’s #TeamLHmovie​ (2014) Ass. Social Strategist – The Rumpus Room A global, real-time social/mobile activation for Lewis Hamilton

2014

Best Use of Social Media - Gold

BT Sport

  • Lewis Hamilton’s #TeamLHmovie​ (2014) Ass. Social Strategist – The Rumpus Room A global, real-time social/mobile activation for Lewis Hamilton

2014

1st Prize - FutureRising meets UCL & Oxford

FutureRising

2014

Innovation - Silver

Clio Awards

  • Lewis Hamilton’s #TeamLHmovie​ (2014) Ass. Social Strategist – The Rumpus Room A global, real-time social/mobile activation for Lewis Hamilton

2013

Member of NACUE 50

Nacue

2013

1 - UCL Excellence Award

Santander

2012

1st Prize - Create: Design Make Sell

Nacue