James Musgrave, Designer in London, United Kingdom
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James Musgrave

Verified Expert  in Design


London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
August 10, 2020

James is an award-winning designer with twelve years of experience and a core focus on brand, UI, and UX design. He has spoken at international design conferences for Google and Adobe. James's big-name clients include Birkenstock, Louis Vuitton, Paul McCartney, Penguin Books, and Universal Music.


Work Experience

Design Director

2008 - PRESENT
  • Performed brand, UI, and UX design for well-known clients across multiple industries. Clients include Birkenstock, Elite Models, Paul McCartney, Penguin Books, Universal Music, Wonderland Magazine, and Yohji Yamamoto.
  • Served as the product owner and UI/UX designer for a content and digital asset management platform.
  • Led cross-disciplinary teams across design and engineering.
  • Spoke internationally at design conferences for Google and Adobe.
  • Served as a mentor for D&AD, a London-based, global association for creative and design professionals, and as a judge for the D&AD Recording Academy.
Technologies: Adobe CC, Figma


2007 - 2008
  • Provided visual merchandising design and art direction for Louis Vuitton.
  • Created the editorial and book design for the London College of Fashion.
  • Profiled in Vogue and received the Wallpaper Design of the Year Award.
Technologies: Adobe CC
2004 - 2007

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design

Central Saint Martins - London