Arshad Wala has led digital product development with a diverse range of brands, including: Google, Honda, HTC, PlayStation, Target, Volkswagen, and Xbox. Arshad’s experience includes designing the first interaction framework for Google TV, helping PlayStation and Xbox product teams understand their users through the creation of personas and user-flows, and building consumer focused commerce platforms for Honda, HTC, and Target.
Formerly the Director of UX at Deutsch, VP of Product at Clique Media, and recently Director of Design at NFL; Arshad currently serves as the CEO at Digitalworks.
In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Arshad has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.
Introduction to User-Centered Design
Join Arshad Wala as he walks you through the user-centered design process—from observing users to creating a paper prototype and implementation plan.
The Agile Development Process
Come learn how companies are using the Agile development process to get their product ideas developed into something a user can see on the webpage.
User Experience Design
In this course, students learn to build wireframes, implement best practices for common design patterns and analyze business goals from a user perspective.
Introduction to Lean UX Methods
In this session, we'll cover various lean user experience methods and show how to apply these principles to your projects.
Django for Beginners
Join Arshad Wala as he shows how to create full-featured, object-oriented web applications with the latest version of the popular, open-source Django framework.
Product Design Series: How to Make Products People Want to Use
In this 3-part class series, learn how to build and make products that people want to use.
Intro to Design Thinking
This workshop is ideal for anyone interested in learning about the benefits of user-centered design and real-world techniques.
Enterprise Innovation Workshop
Most companies prioritize deadlines over validated ideas. We will introduce you to practices that will give you the confidence to lead change within your organization.
This engaging speaker series examines how technology impacts — and will continue to impact — the way we live, work, and play.
Two-day User Experience Design Bootcamp
Immerse yourself in this two-day user experience design bootcamp.
Introduction to Apple Watch Development
Join Arshad Wala as he walks you through developing for Apple Watch—from creating apps to glances and notifications.
Employee Experience Design Workshop
This interactive workshop teaches UX tools to HR teams.
Design Studio Workshop
Students learn structured brainstorming, outlining, sketching, and visual research, ideas are rapidly developed into products and features that address specific user problems.
GA Idea Incubator: Startup Builder from Ideation to Pitch
Jumpstart your product development skills (at a discounted price!) by joining GA Idea Incubator!