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Alexa Schles is the graphic designer at the Cancer Research Institute. She is responsible for upholding the organization’s brand across media and conceptualizing new designs for various projects. Before joining CRI in December 2016, she worked as a freelance graphic designer for many different clients, some of which included Scholastic and Bloomberg.
She graduated Queens College with a B.S. in graphic design in December 2012. While she was there, she got her first taste of the nonprofit and scientific world while interning for New York Hall of Science for two years. She worked directly in the museum, helping out on many different design projects, from creating brochures, to event and museum signage. Her first full time role was in 2013 where she worked for a small startup as a full-time in-house designer where she did social media, email, and web design.
Alexa has always been passionate about the world of design, interning for AIGA in her spare time and working on personal design / illustration projects on the side. As well as design, she is passionate about many things, from cooking, to bird watching. She is an avid lover of nature and the outdoors.