Alejandro Belman

Assistant Art Director

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Designer, infographist, illustrator and art director specialising in visual journalism and design consultancy projects for media clients. A seasoned news creative, and a team leader; with a strong background in the creation of interactive news content across various platforms.

**All views and comments expressed here represent my own personal opinion and are not related in any way to my current, past and future workplaces.

Work Experience

Abu Dhabi Media

Assistant Art Director

March 2012 - Present United Arab Emirates

Nuestro Diario

Art Director

Originally a design consultant with Danilo Black for their 2010 redesign, later art direction and training of a 30+ staff including: photography, infographics, design and marketing
April 2010 - April 2012 Guatemala

Gulf News

Senior Designer

February 2008 - March 2010 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Record

Art Director

A great sports daily newspaper in Mexico City, currently the leader in circulation. I served as the art director, coordinating a staff of 50+ in the design, infographics, photography, digital and marketing departments.
February 2002 - August 2007 Mexico City, Mexico

Reforma

Sr. Designer

Coordinator of the sports section and its sub-products —both print and digital
August 1999 - February 2002 Mexico City, Mexico

The News

Design Consultant

Helped relaunch this news daily targeted to the english-speaking expat community in Mexico City.
August 2007 - December 2007 Mexico City, Mexico

EL CENTRO

Design Consultant

December 2006 - March 2007 Mexico City, Mexico

A.m.

Design Consultant

Leon, Mexico

Languages

English (Fluent),
Spanish (Native),

Awards

The News

SND 30: World's Best Designed

RECORD

SND 24: World's Best Designed

200403

RECORD

SND 23: World's Best Designed

200303

SND

50+ awards of excellence

Skills

After Effects, CSS, HTML, Adobe Creative Suite, Digital Publishing, FCPX,