Álex graduated in illustration from the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas de la UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico). While toying with different disciplines like architecture, as an illustrator, he has close to twenty titles behind him. He has collaborated with many publishers and periodic publications as well as participated in animation projects, such as the twelve-episode project Primeras grandes lecturas [First great readings] for Proyecto 40. Among the awards he has received, stand out the a! award for Illustration Design in 2014 and the Behance medal for the Behance Portfolio Reviews in México 2013. He is a beneficiary of a 2017 FONCA fund for young creative talents with the aim to complete his first graphic novel.