Alex Leitch

Alex Leitch

Alex Leitch

Lecturer
Office: 
Hornbake Building South Wing, Room 4111G

Alex Leitch is a technology consultant and artist whose work focuses on interaction design. As an artist, they have exhibited at the Toronto International Film Festival, multiple galleries, and installation festivals such as Gladstone Hotel’s Come Up To My Room, Ontario Place’s Winter Lights, and Burning Man, NV. In their developer role, Leitch has served as technical lead or senior software developer on many web-based projects. They cofounded Site 3 Colaboratory, an art and technology makerspace in Toronto. At the iSchool, Leitch is currently teaching basic methods and tools for developing dynamic, database-driven websites, and a class on critical approaches to 3D printing.

Focus

Interaction design in game and information systems.

Current Professional Interests

  • Game Design
  • Makerspaces
  • Experience Design
  • Web Development

Education

  • Master's of Design from OCAD University
  • Combined honours B.A. from McMaster University in Fine Art/Critical Theory