Thomas Williams
Thomas Williams
Thomas Williams © 2023


Thomas is a design and product leader with 16 years of experience creating user-centric products for global brands such as Apple, Sonos and The Wall Street Journal, as well as many startups and small businesses.

In 2009 Thomas founded the Melbourne-based design studio, Hunt & Co. In his role as Creative Director, Thomas led a diverse range of projects with clients, including Lend Lease, Driza-Bone, Melbourne Olympic Parks, Vasse Felix, and Xero.

In 2011 he founded Made Publishers, a boutique publishing company with a focus on design and culture. Made published over 20 editions of Process Journal, MADE, and Nourished Journal, all of which could be found in stockists globally, including MoMA (New York) and the Design Museum (London). Thomas’s work for Made has been awarded and recognized by his peers and has been featured in publications by Thames & Hudson, Unit Editions, and Gestalten.

In 2015 Thomas relocated to the United States, living and working in both Los Angeles and New York. In late 2015 he took on the role of Sr Design Director at The Wall Street Journal, and in 2019 was promoted to Vice President of Design. He has designed experiences that are engaged with by millions of users daily, across the WSJ apps, platforms, and One of Thomas’s projects, the WSJ iOS app was recognized with a Webby award for ‘Best News App’ from the Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Thomas also oversaw the design, implementation, and documentation of WSJ’s end-to-end design system.

In 2021 Thomas returned to Melbourne, where he now works with select partners across Australia and North America under his design consultancy, Thomas Williams & Co.


🇺🇸 Anonymous Content
🇺🇸 Apple
🇦🇺 Cox Architecture
🇦🇺 Driza-Bone
🇦🇺 Elwood
🇬🇧 Financial News London
🇺🇸 Ghost
🇦🇺 Kane Constructions
🇦🇺 Lend Lease

🇦🇺 Melbourne Olympic Parks
🇦🇺 Neil Perry (Rockpool Group)

🇺🇸 North Canyon Media
🇺🇸 Patagonia
🇺🇸 Sonos
🇦🇺 Vasse Felix
🇦🇺 Violet
🇺🇸 The Wall Street Journal
🇦🇺 Xero



Brand Identity
Brand Mark
Tone and Voice
Brand Guidelines
Creative Direction

User Interface
User Experience

Design Systems
Interface Copy
User Research


Starting Up
Ideation and Discovery
Product Market Fit
Audit and Evaluation
Competitor Analysis
Roadmap & Prioritization


Design & Product Direction
Business Strategy
Stakeholder Alignment
Hiring and Team Building

Team Engagement

Thomas Williams © 2023