James Morelli is a connector, collaborator, and team builder.
From his first introduction to human-centered design methodologies fifteen years ago, he has educated a myriad of organizations on the business advantage of understanding and aligning with the needs of people. As COO at Harmonic Design, he creates the right partnerships and conditions for our clients and practitioners to do their best work and achieve great outcomes together.
Before co-founding Harmonic, James founded and led ElementalBeat, an experience design consultancy trusted by clients to research and design effective digital product experiences. He has also held a number of leadership positions at design firms, including Regional Vice President at Macquarium and Director of Account Services at SagePath. Along the way, he has managed, overseen, and delivered online and cross-channel initiatives for many medium and large companies.