Alex Benson

Product

Designer

Product

Strategist

More than a decade working at the intersection of design, research, and product.

At companies big and small...

“He has a clear strategic vision for every product he works on and confidently advocates for the best experience for end users.”

- Mary Carnes, senior product designer @ Webflow
Meta

outcome driven signals setup

Overhauling Meta's onboarding to empower a wider range of marketers and small business owners.

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Concept

Boring Tranist

Fixing America's car obsession with a matrix of public-private/mass-personal transit network accessible by all.

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Dave, 2023

Better Credit

Solving the credit card debt crisis by designing a credit card with consumers spending and saving habits in mind.

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Dave, 2022

payroll aggregation

Expanding affordable credit access to more Americans through better underwriting.

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Crema, 2018

Eclipse RX

A wearable device and tracking app that lets you enjoy the sun while staying safe.

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Crema, 2017

Nutrilyze

Simpifying health conscious food decisions, whether at home or out with friends, so you can get back to what matters.

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Concept

Flight pro

Bringing aviation into the 21st century, improving safety and simplifying flight through new technology.

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Concept

Conversions API

Expanding access and improving adoption for Meta's new flagship advertising product.

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Solving

REALLY HARD

problems

REALLY Fast

12
years experience
9
flagship products
3
teams overseen
16
designers mentored

I've been a tinkerer for as long as I can remember. Taking things apart, learning how they work, figuring out how to improve it. I didn't realize what I was doing until I started doing it for a living.

I’m a product designer who with more than a decade of experience solving the bigger problems and using a system lens to solve problems.

Combining design thinking with business strategy to create successful products, creating new opportunities where previously only uncertainty and ambiguity existed.

I blend research, data, and intuition to illuminate customer motivations to create real solutions......for real people.

“Working with Alex is filled with surprise and delight because he is just one of those designers who can make a vision a reality quickly and at a very high fidelity.”

- nate olson, VP of Sales @ Crema