Contact Will


After over ten years living in various corners of the world, I am proud to be back in my home town, Seattle.

Currently I am working as a freelance consultant but am interested in hearing about any opportunities you may have.

2334 Elliott Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98121
United States





Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI 2006-2010

BFA Industrial Design, 3.8 GPA, Dean’s List 2006-2010

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA 2010-2011

Study in developing a functional low-cost phototherapy device and entrepreneurship

Brown University, Providence RI 2008

U.S. Government and human rights studies




Amazon, 2017-Present

UX Designer, Amazon Sustainability

As a UX Designer on the Technology Sustainability team, my role encompasses all aspects of the design process (User research, UX & UI) from customer need identification to design guidance through final production code delivery. 


Wharris Design, 2010-Present

Founder & Head of Design

Providing design services to clients in the financial, automotive, consumer goods & medical fields. Projects can range from simple need identification, competitive analysis, interactive website prototypes, to full Solidworks CAD designs that are ready for manufacturing.


Microsoft, 2016-2017

Product Designer 2

As a Product Designer 2 on the SharePoint team, my role encompassed design (UX & UI) of authoring widgets from business requirement to final code delivery. 


OHO Interactive, 2015-2016

Senior User Experience Lead

As OHO’s Senior User Experience Lead, I worked with a variety of institutions to strengthen their web presence and overall site usability. My role encompassed the full design process from early stakeholder interviews, wire frame creation, user testing to site implementation.  


BEAM Interactive, 2014-2015

User Experience Designer

As BEAM’s Information Architect/UX designer I took on a variety of roles, from creating user flows, conducting user testing on both current and prototype websites while offering feedback on how to better improve the user experience and overall usability. While at BEAM Iworked on projects in a variety of industries, from the automotive industry (MINI USA) to several large fortune 500 financial institutions (Fidelity Investments & AMG Funds).


Design that Matters, 2010-2014


As Design that Matters Industrial Designer, my role encompassed all aspects of design for the organization, from user need identification to QA of finished manufactured products. 

- Designed and launched Firefly newborn phototherapy, which is 40% more effective than current solutions. To date Firefly has treated over 100,00 newborns in over 23 countries.


Archimed Laboratories, 2009

Project Manager

Designed and managed development of a innovative CPAP mask. Managed Design, 3D scanning, Rapid prototyping, material selection and sourcing.


LIT Motors, 2008-2009

Project Manager

Managed multi-disciplinary a team of 10 individuals from Babson, Olin, Brown, RISD, and MIT to develop a two wheeled vehicle with a gyroscopic flywheel. Team has continued development into a fully marketable design, and is in the process of beginning production.