Ale’s career as an art director landed him in some of Argentina’s most prestigious studios, and handling such high-profile corporate brands.
With the founding of Sudtipos Ale shifted his efforts to typeface design, creating fonts and lettering for several top packaging agencies, along with commercial faces.
In 2012 his font Piel Script was selected at Letter2. He has received four certificates of excellence from the Type Directors Club NY, six Commarts awards and several ones at the Tipos Latinos biennial of typography.
He teaches a postgraduate typography program at the University of Buenos Aires, where he previously taught graphic design.
He has also taught seminars and spoken at the Type Master Weeks NY, TypoBerlin, TypeCon, ISType, Pecha Kucha and Atypi conferences, at the Type Directors Club in New York City, and at events in Hong Kong, France, Czech Rep., Austria, Spain, Tyrkey. Portugal, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Venezuela, Bolivia, Uruguay, Mexico and Canada.
His work has been featured in publications around the globe, including Eye, Communication Arts. Print, Creative Review, Visual, Creative Arts, Novum and many others.
He is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.