Jim Connolly

  • UI/UX Designer
  • Greater Boston

I work on experiences for screens of all sizes, ranging from mobile apps to touch walls

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Senior UX Designer at ICS

August 2015 – Present Bedford, MA

Worked in a team on UX solutions for clients to streamline user interaction.
Designed User Interfaces for embedded devices, control panels, websites, kiosks.
Provided various visual and motion design for projects, and involved with providing workflow and animation training to the team.

Creative Director at T1V (formerly T1Visions)

October 2011 – July 2015 Charlotte, NC

Advanced the User Experience and Design Aesthetic of the User Interfaces for the large- format touchscreen company.
Managed a small team of Designers and Front-End Developers.
Responsible for the majority of the User Experience development, from sketch concepts, to
wireframe designs and motion animatics, to usability of final product.
Responsible for providing concepts and ideas quickly in a rapid deadline-driven environment, focusing on providing a high-end touchscreen experience, while showcasing the clients’ content.
Designed and developed User Interfaces for the company’s custom software platform.
Aided in UI Development using XML markup, JavaScript, and Quartz Composer.
Worked closely with the Software Team on Concepting and executing new features.
Assisted in additional disciplines, including Motion Graphics, HTML/CSS, and 3D modeling.
Worked on touchscreen projects for major brands.

Multimedia Director at octo studios

2004 – 2011 Manchester, NH

Responsible for the majority of the design + development work in a small Multimedia shop.
Developed Database-driven Content Management Systems in PHP + MySQL.
Designed + Developed Websites and Web Apps, from scratch and with Open Source tools.
Responsible for Concepting and Executing Motion Graphic Videos.
Designed and Built games using Flash/Actionscript.
Responsible for Client Communication and Project Management

Multimedia Developer at wedü

1999 – 2004 Manchester, NH

Responsible for all Multimedia Development using Flash/Actionscript for User Interfaces, Websites, Games, Live Events, and Motion Graphic Presentations.
Aided in HTML production, and performed occasional 3D modeling and animation.


Computer Graphics at Syracuse University

1995 – 2000 Syracuse, NY

Studied design concepts, theory, and fine arts. Interactive courses using Director and Flash. Programming using C++ and OpenGL. 3D Design using Lightwave 3D.


Best Self Promotion, Communication Arts Interactive Annual

Award for Toboggan Jump Flash game, developed at wedü


Interaction DesignIdeationAttention to DetailProblem SolvingDesign for Lg-Format TouchscreensUI Design


SketchAxureQuartz ComposerHTML & CSSPHP & MySQLJavaScriptAdobe Creative SuitePhotoshopIllustratorAfter EffectsActionscriptFigma