Academy is a Brooklyn, NY based Product Design Studio that believes that creating a culture of Human Centered Design in organizations can build a better world around us. We do this by running Design Sprints and bringing UX & Design Thinking into organizations to shift their mindset of Design so that together, we can design products, services, and strategies that matter.
Founded in 2017 by Adam Perlis. He is the former Design/UX Director for TIME Magazine where he oversaw the redesign of TIME, Fortune and Money.com. His award-winning work has been featured on Awwwards, The FWA, and TechCrunch. He has been a Speaker at SXSW, Web Summit, Northside Festival, Fifteen Second Festival, and Tech Open Air. Working as both a designer and developer his diverse skill set includes UX/UI design, front-end and back-end development, 2D & 3D motion graphics, and video production. He also has served on the Rutgers University Design Thinking Advisory Board, DesignBetter.co Instructor, InVision Design Leadership Forum, Working Not Working Members Board, and as a guest lecturer at General Assembly.