ABOUT ME

I'm the Lead Interaction Designer at Florida International University, located in Miami, Florida. I also founded Sprocklab, a design lab specializing in web design and user experience. In addition to offering consulting on all things web, I also offer identity and branding services.

FULL NAME
Fabian Alcantara
BIRTHDAY
9 June, 1979
Address
Miami Beach, Florida
HOBBIES
Art, Photography, Sports
PHONE
305-776-2621
EMAIL
hello@fabuloso.me
WEB
www.fabuloso.me
MY SKILLS

Never stop practicing & learning something new.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Identity
  • Branding
  • Logo Design
  • Lettering

USER EXPERIENCE

  • Research & Discovery
  • Strategy
  • Design
  • Development

CODE & DEVELOPMENT

  • HTML / HTML 5
  • CSS
  • JAVA
  • SQL
  • PHP
  • JQUERY
EDUCATION

A long glorious road of challanges.
MASTER OF FINE ARTS IN GRAPHIC DESIGN
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
MIAMI, FL USA
PURSUING
FEB 2003 - JUNE 2006
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TELECOMMNUICATION & NETWORKING
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
MIAMI, FL USA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
MIAMI, FL USA
JUNE 1997 - DEC 2003
JUNE 1994 - JUNE 1997
GENERAL
HOMESTEAD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
HOMESTEAD, FL USA

WORK EXPERIENCE

The road to passion.
Florida International University
Lead Interaction Designer
JUN 2009 - PRESENT
Assisting in building a web team from the ground up to spearhead a UX strategy for FIU's digital initiative. Lead internal and client projects to understand design issues, processes and relationships of people and how it affects the overall FIU brand. Creatively solving detailed design problems; from “big picture” to the “nuts and bolts” issues.
Freelance
Designer
JAN 2007 - PRESENT
Provides the following services to select clients:
  • Brand Strategy & Identity: Helping small business clients take an holistic approach in building thier brand from logo design to a user centric digital design.
  • Digital Design: Working involves creating interactive, clean, and smart digital designs using a user-centric approach.
  • Business Development: Securing new business and work with clients to help plan, design and direct projects.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
WEB DESIGNER
NOV 2007 - JUN 2009
Managed UM's School of Business website while ensuring effective creative content development and execution to support program and media efforts to over 60,000 visitors a month. Strong advocate for user centric concepts when dealing with the user experience of the school's website. Rebranded all internal portals related to IT Operations with the school’s new marketing strategy and overall re-design of the new business site.
Department of Defense
SOFTWARE SECURITY ENGINEER
JAN 2006 - APR 2006
Assisted to develop a set of prototype plug-ins using Eclipse Integrated DevelopmentEnvironment (IDE) to evaluate the security strength of source code design. Gain a working knowledge of JAVA, XML parsing and HTML document rendering. Familiar with Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS 140) and Common Criteria security practices.

For more detailed information about myself, feel free to check out my resume.

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I'm also around the interwebs. I speak my mind in 140 characters on Twitter, frequently posts pictures on Instagram and Flickr.

I also host and DJ on Radiate FM, FIU's university radio station, in addition to podcasting on Mixcloud and publishing playlists on Spotify.