Addison James

Addison James

Product Designer in Los Angeles, He/him

Latest work- Product Design for Therma…

4 months ago


I specialize in highly crafted UI, dynamic interactions and ambiguous problems.



Product Design for Therma, 2024


FrameHop helps you quickly hop back and forth between Frames, Components and Variants. Set Favorites, use Quick Actions and more.


Designed in Figma, built in Framer

Android App at LightStim
iOS App at LightStim
Special Kudos from CSS Design Awards
Honorable Mention from Awwwards



Take a peek into my workspace and creative process.

Work Experience

2023 — Now
Lead Product Designer at Stealth Startup

Stealth startup in the financial space connecting artists and investors. Leading product design on the entire app, covering end-to-end user experience. App to launch early 2024.

2020 — 2023
Senior Product Designer + Design Lead at LightStim

LightStim is a consumer health tech company. Led a team of designers on various digital products including websites, mobile apps, internal tools, and physical user interfaces.

2017 — 2020
Product Designer & Senior Graphic Designer at LightStim

Spearheaded design and rollout of LightStim's iOS app, used by over 100,000 global users across iOS and Android, while also crafting multiple consumer-facing websites.

2017 — 2017
Product Designer, Founder at Story Splitter

Helping users elevate content creation for Instagram Stories. Used by over 200,000 users worldwide. Conceptualized and released in a 5 week sprint. UI done quick and dirty; highlights my solo developer experience.

2012 — 2016
Designer / Developer at Freelance

Freelance designer and developer, operating out of DTLA's historic Spring Arts Tower. Offering websites, mobile apps, brand identities, and motion graphics for consumer-facing products.

Clients: Nike, Sony, AT&T, Staples, Environment America & more.

2009 — 2012
Motion Graphics Designer at Advertising Agencies

Worked at various advertising agencies and production companies, including: Droga5, HoneyShed, Cutters Studios, Lost Planet, and General Editorial.

Clients: Apple, Netflix, Sony, Activision, Häagen-Dazs, Puma, Toms, American Apparel, and more.

2009 — 2009
Video Creator at Yo Gabba Gabba!


Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, CA

BFA with Honors

Graduating projects received awards from: Student Clio Awards and Student Emmy Awards.