Alexandra West was born and raised in Florida in the US. She moved to Atlanta to attend Emory University, where she earned a degree in Art History. After graduating, Alex remained in Atlanta and worked in several non-profit and commercial art galleries for a little over ten years. After eventually finding her way to the film and television industry, she is now in her seventh year of working as an art director and production designer creating environments for feature films, television programs, and commercials. Alex is also the Creative Director of a Agile training & coaching firm, Nerd/Noir, co-founded with husband David Laribee.
Currently, Alex provides art direction and design consulting for a variety of clients, as well as training in Visual Thinking Strategies, or VTS.