Meet Shawn Sprockett, Visual Design Instructor at General Assembly San Francisco
What do you love about design?
How would you define visual design in two sentences?
What’s an example that embodies the best of what visual design can and should accomplish in real life?
Why should someone learn essential visual design skills at GA?
Please describe exceptional strengths in GA’s curriculum, teaching style, and community.
What does a superstar design student look like?
What personal qualities will set someone up for success in visual design?
What was your path to becoming a teacher and leader in design?
Why did the opportunity to teach here appeal to you?
How would you describe your teaching philosophy?
What has been your favorite memory as a GA instructor?
How do you help struggling students break through to meet or go beyond their minimum GA course requirements?
How do you push high-achieving students to go beyond the minimum GA course requirements?
Between taking the course and finding a job, what is the best way to get practical, real-world experience in visual design?
What are some free resources and tools a student can use to stay up to speed in the visual design field?
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