Kyle received his B.S. in Psychology and Spanish from Tufts University before enrolling in General Assembly's UXDI. At UL-Wiklund, he applies his experience in user-centered research to contribute to user interface design. Most recently, he has been involved in the design of software for a variety of medical devices, mobile apps for managing chronic conditions and packaging/label design.
Jonathan Nelson is a UX designer and researcher who creates captivating and functional experiences by building through learning. He is passionate about accessible design and connecting communities through technology. Born and raised in Chicago, Jonathan has been an educator and community builder for nearly ten years. Before completing UXDI at General Assembly he was a high school history teacher, mentor, and coach. Jonathan’s academic background includes global research with the University of Pretoria’s Centre for the Study of AIDS in South Africa as well as the Social Support Initiative in Botswana focusing on health and livelihoods of children. He has an MA from the Center for International Studies at Ohio University and a BA in History from Loras College. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, camping, and being outside.
In 1997, Vincent J. Brathwaite began his design career by working as a product design intern. He spent over 20 years studying and working as a multi-disciplinary designer in the areas of UX design, Visual Design, Industrial Design, and Branding. He studied Industrial Design at RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), Product and Graphic Design at Strate College in France, Product Development at MIT, Project Management at General Assembly, and UX Design at The Futur.
As an instructor for General Assembly in Los Angeles and New York, Vincent has taught over 200 adults Visual Design and UX Design. Many of them are now designers at companies such as Google, American Express, Prudential Financial, Spotify and more.
In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Vincent has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program. Vincent serves as a member of GA's Product Advisory Board for our design courses.