He was born in Mexico. He completed his studies at the University Center for Film Studies (CUEC) and also at the National University of Mexico (UNAM), 1990-1995. Alexis has experience as a director of photography on over 250 commercials and music videos in Mexico and abroad. His clients have included MTV, Corona, Coca-Cola, LG, Cartoon Network and Sony Music, among others. Alexis has wide experience of working on documentaries, short films and TV movies. He has also worked as motion control programmer. He has won several international awards for Best Photography for his work in feature films such as Silent Light, Duck Season, Fibra Óptica and with the documentary Tula espejo del cielo.
Alexis is responsible for the photography of the acclaimed music video Happy from Pharrell Williams, which was directed by We Are from LA.