Paul James Williams • Interaction Designer

Paul James Williams • Interaction Designer

Mobile and web designer.

"Design is Art that meets the mind and needs of other people"

-David Smith


 

EXPERIENCE


Implemented designs on a range of infrastructure products and services. Led the creation of visually compelling representations of the product’s interaction, navigation, and organization design. Contributed to individual projects designing experiences for transactional-based systems and data analytics driven experiences. Produced visual designs and interaction designs, conducted design research and created prototypes. Worked with the UX Practice to create and extend living online style guides and design pattern libraries in support of internal brand and cross-platform experiences.

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

5.2016 - PESENT

Visual Designer
New York CIty Area


Created visual designs, user flows and prototypes for Oracle Primavera productivity software on iOS devices (adaptive) and for web applications. 

Oracle

1.2016 - PRESENT

Interaction Designer
Philadelphia  Area


Comcast

3.2015 - 1.2016

UX Designer
Philadelphia

Designed localized onboarding experiences for millions of Xfinity customers, from wireframes to production-ready visual designs and interactive prototypes. Spearheaded accessibility efforts among multiple dev teams and collaborated on the emerging visual style guide for xfinity.com, one of the top 15 most-visited web properties in the U.S.


Consulting

2006-Present

Creative Director
San Francisco
Philadelphia
New York

Branding, logo design, illustration, web and mobile design, front end coding. Clients include: DoGoodBuy.Us, Roar Meow, Weldon Owen Publishing, Healthy Body, Strong Mind Massage Therapy.


Brand.com

9.2014 - 1.2015

Lead Product Designer
Philadelphia

Created a self-service platform to connect brands with publishers to create sponsored web content. Designed website, logo and visual brand guidelines. Standardized design review practices across the organization. Art directed product onboarding video. Collaborated extensively with international development team.


Apple

2.2014–7.2014

Interactive Intern
Cupertino

12.2011–9.2014

Creative
New York City

9.2010–12.2011

Mobile Technician
Philadelphia

Helped design the “stores” section of the Apple Store App for iPhone v3.0, focusing on self-service and appointment creation. Redesigned internal employee messaging platform. Led creation of style guide for the creation of internal Filemaker databases. Presented work to executives, created flows, designed icons, produced spec documentation and collaborated with development teams In fast paced environment.


I.A.T.S.E

6.2008–9.2010

Audio Visual Technician
San Francisco

Set up lights with the The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and AV for stage productions and conferences including WWDC’09 and Oracle.


 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE


United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia

Design collateral for annual Fundraiser - 2014, 2015

 

EDUCATION


City College of San Francisco

Graphic Design

University of the Arts

Design Software Refresh

School of Visual Arts

Copywriting & Art Direction

General Assembly

UX Design & App Development

University of Pennsylvania

Class of 2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

2000–2003
In Concert with Penn