Author Archives: Susan Soriano

New Email App, Gazelle, Accepted at Hong Kong Startup Initiative

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A little inspiration goes a long way. Anthony Chan, a Product Manager at Towerbabel.com, came to General Assembly Hong Kong to learn more about design. He left with a new perspective, an idea, and an entry into one of the most competitive startup competitions in Hong Kong.

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Why One Web Developer Left College To Pursue His Startup Career

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In the days of MySpace, Ryan picked up some coding skills as a hobby. As of September 2013, he graduated from our first-ever Web Development Immersive course in Sydney. At just 20 years old, he landed his first tech job—a process which took him a mere three days—and dove headfirst into the startup world.

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‘Designing the Editorial Experience’: When Content Strategy and Design Come Together

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Sue Apfelbaum

“A lot of smart people are writing books and sharing their knowledge, and I never thought that I would be one of them,” says Sue Apfelbaum, a User Experience Design graduate who recently co-authored the book, Designing the Editorial Experience: A Primer for Print, Web and Mobile.

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Welcome Aboard: WDI Grad Transitions from Student to Staff Member

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James Elliot

James became a part of the General Assembly community after taking our Programming for Non-Programmers course in London. Shortly after, he moved to New York City to participate in our Web Development Immersive

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