Archive: Virtual Visual Thinking Bootcamp
Need to find ways to unlock your team’s creativity and yours? Want to improve collaboration and communication across your teams? The answer is Visual Thinking.
Learn how to harness the power of this foundational skill–nay superpower–which will provide you with new tools and methods to power up your communication, make your ideas tangible, and move your teams to action.
Our Virtual Visual Thinking Bootcamp is an immersive learning experience, facilitated by our visual thinking experts and peppered with real-life challenges, examples, and solutions.
- Build your visual vocabulary and put your learnings to practice by visualizing common workplace challenges.
- Learn how to use different visual tools and techniques to answer specific audience questions, solve complex problems, and connect information.
- Dive into specific use cases for applying your visual thinking skills to your organization’s success.
What You’ll Learn in Visual Thinking 101
Transform into a visual thinker! We’ll arm you with the tools you’ll need to communicate effectively using visual frameworks to create a common understanding around workplace behaviors and scenarios.
Fundamentals of visual thinking
Learn a brief history of visual thinking, how it works, and why it’s important. Learn the building blocks of visual thinking.
Visualizing common scenarios
Put your learnings to practice by visualizing common workplace challenges and behaviors.
Techniques, frameworks, and approaches to solve problems
Learn how and when to use different frameworks to answer specific audience questions.
Tactics and tools to create buy-in
Using a real-world scenario, combine visuals, techniques, and frameworks to develop a use case targeted to a specific audience.
Marvin Gaviola, Associate Creative Director
Marvin is a world-class visual thinker with over 10 years of experience honing his facilitation, design, and system thinking chops as part of the XPLANE team.
Marvin is well-versed in interactive, learning, UI/UX, experience, and information design. As a creative at XPLANE, he navigates the challenges of organizational change, business strategy, and design methods to develop creative solutions that delight, for a variety of industries and clients. He works with companies such as Mastercard, Harley-Davidson, P&G, Autodesk, Nike, and many more.
Marvin is constantly inspired by his team and hopes to one day write a book about zombies.
Tim May, Creative Director
Tim is a visual thinking machine, as a designer for XPLANE over the last 10 years, Tim has inspired a cult following of doodlers, visual thinkers, and facilitators from all walks of life! In his role as Creative Director, Tim oversees nearly all of XPLANE’s projects, including strategy activation and process innovation work.
His bigger than life facilitation style has helped broker alignment among even the most challenging of clients. He spends his days guiding XPLANE’s projects from initial idea to utter awesomeness through in-the-room visual synthesis, hands-on concepting, and detailed art direction. His clients include HP, BP, UPS, Microsoft, Converse, Merrill Lynch, Abbott, P&G, Mozilla, and many more.
As a facilitator, Tim is generous with his time, he believes in meeting people where they are. His superpower is the ability to see beyond the chaos of the moment to create an optimistic vision of the future that will inspire and motivate others to action. Tim is also well known on Instagram for his quest to intricately illustrate every airplane barf bag he encounters.