Alejandro Chavetta

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience

Dwell Magazine

Creative Director

Responsible for all creative and visual aspects of the Dwell brand. I managed a team that generated ten regular issues of Dwell magazine and three special issues a year. I was also in charge of creating the identity and branding of Dwell on Design, Dwell's annual design convention, as well as content curation for the magazine
June 2011 - August 2013 San Francisco, California, United States


Design and Photography consultant.

Responsible for the direction of global photography and video, microsite design guidelines, and contributing to the evolution of the overall visual language of the PayPal brand.
Member of the eBay Inc. Design Playbook creative team responsible for the unification of the design-culture for all eBay’s properties.
February 2014 - January 2015 San José, California, United States

San Francisco Magazine

Art Director

Responsible for the art direction, design and photo editing of the magazine as well as their respective budgets. During my tenure, San Francisco Magazine was awarded the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2010 and was named a finalist for the same award in 2011.
November 2006 - March 2011 San Francisco, California, United States


San Francisco State University

BA Visual Communications and Design

San Francisco, California, United States


Spanish (Native),
English (Native),



General Excellence award



Merit Award



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Photo Editing, Photo Manipulation, Photography, Videography,