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Chris Alvarez

Derive Systems
UX Design Lead
Greater Denver Area
I use my diverse background in development, corporate education and advertising to fulfill my passion for crafting amazing human experiences. As someone who likes to 'ask why until it hurts,' I enjoy the raw, messy and iterative nature of design and believe the best solutions start with a question. For the past decade, I've worked both as an in-house product designer and as a consultant, leading UX projects for companies such as Google, Medtronic, NewHope SendGrid and a number of small to mid-size startups in the Boulder/Denver area.