Denise Nicole Francis is a Product Designer for IBM at The Weather Company. Her focus in user experience and visual design is applied daily to cognitive strategy design and visually communicating data to assist users in how weather will impact their lifestyles. She occasionally moonlights as as creative designer for India.Arie Inc., and formerly taught university students in graphic design fundamentals at Atlanta Technical College. She stays inspired by constructing creative content for social media platforms, travel, and attempting to create gourmet meals from scratch. Her personal website is http://creativesouldenisenicole.com. Denise holds a BS in Architecture and M.Arch from Florida A&M University, as well as a MFA in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, all while maintaining special training in User Experience from General Assembly.