Hi, I'm Alex Malkiewicz. I'm currently designing for Excel. In my free time I enjoy designing icons, playing PC games, listening to audiobooks, making spreadsheets, and petting my dog.
"Excel spreadsheets might as well be one of the most dangerous recent inventions"
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Product Designer · 2016–Present
"Data types" feature – quickly bring Stock and Geography data from the web into a spreadsheet and do interesting things with them. Create an investment portfolio, calculate population density on a map, and more.
Modernizing Excel on the web – helping to bring great desktop features to the web in a browser-only design approach. Features included Print, Find & Replace, Insert Image, and Sheet Protection.
Building better design tools and libraries for the design team. A few examples – quickly creating specs for engineers, standardizing an asset library, searching icons via keywords, and more.
Visual Designer · 2013–2016
Created visual style guide, with Fluent design team, that was the basis for over 4,500 icons. Directed a small group of designers. These icon sets were adopted across many Microsoft products – Windows 10, Xbox One, Hololens, and others.
Automated tedious pixel-poking tasks team. Eliminating much manual labor.
Design Intern · June 2012
Collaborated with lead Art Director to create ad mock-ups for clients such as – Boeing, Chevron, DeVry, Merrill Edge and Welches.
Developed visuals of sales pitch decks, a sub-brand logo, and other internal collateral.
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