A multidisciplinary designer and illustrator living in Atlanta, Russell has collaborated with brands like Coca-Cola, Neenah Paper, Porsche, HarperCollins, AMC, Tesla and Serenbe, and served as designer and illustrator for Kid President’s Guide To Being Awesome (written by Brad Montague and Robby Novak), which made the New York Times bestseller list in February 2015. Russell represented Atlanta in Neenah Paper’s Future Classics promotion in June 2015, which highlighted seven emerging designers in seven cities across the nation. In October 2015 he was a finalist in the American Institute of Graphic Artists’ live design competition, Command X, at the national conference. His work has been featured in Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual, HOW Design’s Promotion and Marketing Awards, and the Atlanta ADDY Awards. Currently, he is the consulting art director for several Atlanta brands, designer for various agency partners, and a Visual Design instructor at General Assembly's Atlanta campus.
In this 8-week part-time course, students learn the tools, theory, and practical techniques needed to create visually stunning designs.
Using Typography to Improve Design and User Experience
95% of the information on the web is written language. In the race for people's attention the details matter and the details start with type.
Introduction to Responsive Web Design
In this class ideal for web developers and designers, you’ll get a comprehensive introduction to the basics of responsive web design.
Adobe InDesign Bootcamp
Learn to create a new file, set up master pages, place images, format text, link text boxes, use layers, create print ready files and more.
Intro to the Atlanta Design Community
Join General Assembly for a free orientation to the Atlanta design scene.