Academy is a Brooklyn, NY based Product Design Agency 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 Head of Design/UX 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, 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, video production. He is a Design Sprint Facilitator, User Experience Expert, and Design Thinking Expert with a passion for human-centered design. He also has served on the InVision Design Leadership Forum, DesignBetter.co Instructor, Working Not Working Members Board, Rutgers University Design Thinking Advisory Board, and as a guest lecturer at General Assembly.