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Get Inside the Minds of the Brilliant Designers of the Fly Delta App

by Angela King

We’re looking into the future of digital travel with the team behind Fly Delta App (Whoa)!

Join the team behind the highly influential and award-winning Fly Delta app on April 12 as they discuss their approach to design, the pressure of making a product that millions of people rely on daily, and their thoughts on the future of digital travel.

This inspiring event series at General Assembly Atlanta invites key players in Atlanta’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, experts will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and more. Plus, they’ll cover opportunities within the field and their vision for the future of the industry.


  • Jonathan Mayfield, Sr. Product Manager – Mobile, Delta Air Lines
  • Demitrius Shepperd, Program Manager, AKQA
  • Jacob Lockard, Sr Art Director, AKQA


  • Check-in & Networking 7:00 – 7:15 pm
  • Fireside Chat 7:20 – 8:30 pm
  • Q&A and Networking 8:30 – 9:00 pm

Join us April 12th at General Assembly Atlanta. Register here!

About the Speakers

Jacob Lockard Photo

Senior Art Director,

Jacob brings over 8 years of UI experience to AKQA. During his previous tenure working in the DC office, he led transformational work for Delta’s mobile program. After relocating to Atlanta in 2013, he rejoined AKQA’s burgeoning creative team, acting as the lead designer across several Delta and other client initiatives.

Throughout his career, Jacob has been an advocate for startups and an active member of the arts community. He has contributed to several small design and technology startups in D.C. and Atlanta.

Demetrius Shepperd Photo

Program Manager ,

Demetrius has a background in Fashion Design and brings a unique perspective to her role as Program Manager. Throughout her journey she has gained experience working with Starbucks, T-Mobile, The Coca-Cola Company, Proctor & Gamble and many other noteworthy brands.

With 15 years of project management and digital experience, Demetrius has brought her talent to AKQA Atlanta where she manages a wide array of initiatives for Delta Air Lines.

Sr. Product Manager,
Mobile at Delta Air Lines

Jon Reiling Photo

Group Creative Director ,

Jon brings a non-traditional background of technology and development to his role as Group Creative Director at AKQA. Jon serves as the creative lead for the growing AKQA Atlanta office, in addition to overseeing the work for Delta Air Lines.

Since joining AKQA in 2005, he has helped craft award winning sites and apps for clients including LucasArts, Volkswagen, Bethesda Softworks, and the US Postal Service. Jon is a graduate of George Washington University with a degree in Electronic Media.

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