George Perez

Interaction Designer

Interactive Designer

Team member since 2016

George joined KeyMark in 2016 and brings over 15 years of design experience. At KeyMark he oversees all UI/UX initiatives for their web and software applications. When not working, George enjoys spending time with his family, his wife Jocelyn, and his two dogs Layla and Betsey. He enjoys playing music with friends, tailgating, cheering on the South Carolina Gamecocks
and talking about the universe.

Things you should know about George:

  • Is a self-taught designer
  • Used to play drums in a punk rock band
  • Loves learning about history, philosophy and religion
  • Detests olives.

Q + A with George

What music do you listen to when no one is around?

Taylor Swift, but only when I’m feeling scandalous.

At age 10, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A comic book artist.

What is your favorite quote, and why?

There is no knowledge won without sacrifice.
– Buddha

This is one of the hard truths of human existence. In order to gain anything you must first lose something (if not everything).

If you had to recommend one restaurant to everyone, what would it be?

Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop in Charlotte, NC. Get the Honey Pecan Fried Chicken, it will change your life.

If your future self could send a note to your current self, what would it say?

You can’t be great at everything. Focus only on your strengths and try perfecting them.

If you could tell the next generation one thing, what would it be?

Tell the truth.