Will Merchan

Head of Product Design at New Visions for Public Schools

Will Merchan has a diverse work experience spanning various roles and industries. Will began their career as a Graphic Design Intern at Questex Media Group in 2010. Will then worked as a Creative Designer at IBM from June 2011 to April 2012. Following this, they returned to Questex Media Group as an Art Director from April 2012 to August 2018. While working at Questex, they also took on freelance projects as a Designer and Front End Developer from January 2010 to January 2014.

In 2017, Will joined Sage AI as a Design Engineer, where they worked until August 2018. Will then transitioned to Upstream Tech as a Product Designer in September 2018, collaborating with machine learning and hydrology experts to design a comprehensive conservation platform.

Currently, Will is employed at New Visions for Public Schools, where they have held positions of Lead Product Designer from February 2020 to January 2022 and is currently serving as the Head of Product Design.

Will Merchan attended White Plains Highschool from 2003 to 2007. Afterward, they pursued a degree in Graphic Design at Binghamton University from 2007 to 2011.


Previous companies

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  • Head of Product Design

    January, 2022 - present

  • Lead Product Designer

    February, 2020