Experience Design

Transforming Places into Experiences

Alexandra Alfaro, NBBJ’s New York Experience Design Studio, ESI Design

As Leader, Design Management, at NBBJ’s New York experience design studio, ESI Design, Alex guides projects from concept to completion, ensuring all design decisions meet client goals and aspirations, and that projects are delivered on time and on budget. A member of the core team that runs day-to-day operations of the NBBJ studio, she is responsible for leading the studio’s project management and ensuring delivery excellence.

Alex joined NBBJ in 2020 through its acquisition of ESI Design, where she previously held the title of Senior Vice President, Design Management. She blends her art and design training, many years of non-profit experience, and more than 20 years of design experience at ESI Design to make great projects come to life.

Alex has played a key role in numerous high-profile projects, including Statue of Liberty Museum, Major League Baseball HQ, Comcast Studio Xfinity, ESC Game Theater, Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, and the College Basketball Experience.

She earned a Professional Degree in Business Project Management from New York University, a B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and completed RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome.