Gerald Willis is a User Experience (UX) Designer with a background in graphic design, training and development. His design career began as a production artist with The Coca-Cola Company, where he later served as a free-lance designer and presentation specialist. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, boutique agencies, design firms and small businesses. He’s had the opportunity to teach design principles on the collegiate level and at numerous design workshops.
Before transitioning to UX Design, Gerald produced presentations, print collateral, and web content for a virtual Professional Development and Training Team. His team supported 700+ staff globally for the U.S. Navy through their Fleet and Family Centers. After providing visual support for multiple company websites, digital ads, etc…, Gerald decided to attend General Assembly – Atlanta (Full-time User Experience Program) to discover new
methodologies and to make his transition into UX Design full time. Currently, he is freelancing and pursuing opportunities in User Experience, User Interface, Interactive and Visual Design.
The Next Chapter for Creatives
The evolution of a career in design has transformed rapidly over the last 5 years. What's next for the traditional designer? How can they stay competitive in the digital world?