James Melzer

EightShapes Since 2009
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As a UX designer and team lead, James connects business leaders, designers and developers to design the best solutions. James’ 22 years of experience includes large-scale information architecture, search, and responsive design. He has consulted with dozens of clients to launch, merge, or reenvigorate design system programs.

James has led accounts with diverse clients in industry, education, government, and civil society, on projects such as:

James relishes thorny information architecture problems, leveraging years of experience and a Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from the University of Maryland.


James has been leading design projects and consulting with design system teams across the industry since 2009, including:


Whether to set up office hours, a workshop, or explore a larger project, contact EightShapes to get started.

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