Will Bates

Will Bates is a UX Designer and Strategist at YouTube, who partners with UX, Engineering and Product teams to envision the next generation of YouTube products. Prior to YouTube, Will was an Art Director within FleishmanHillard’s Digital group, where he worked on communication strategies, print collateral and social media experiences for the United States Armed Forces, Visa, Lenovo, Novartis and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Will has a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with a focus in Communication Design and Film & Media Studies.