Alexander Dawson is an award winning, self-taught, freelance web professional, writer, published author, and recreational software developer from Brighton (UK). With more than 10 years of industry experience he spends his days running his consultancy firm, HiTechy, on Twitter @AlexDawsonUK, writing professionally about web design, and giving his free time to assist others in the field.
In recent years, Alexander has become an established web writer providing articles for some of the industry’s most respected sites including Smashing Magazine, Six Revisions, and SitePoint (where he also assists other web designers regularly through their popular forums). In addition, as a member of the Guild of Accessible Web Designers he actively promotes and advocates the benefits of a good user-experience and web standards. When Alexander isn’t coding or writing about design and development, he enjoys a game of tennis (or chess) and watching movies.