My name is Paul but some call me Bob, I am originally from the UK but now live in Hamburg Germany. I build digital brands defined by UX, built with beautiful UI and always with a user-centric vision, I make modular design systems linking patterns and brand elements together to develop seamless user experiences. I create beautiful stories in the products I design, building brands within experiences, understanding the familiar but also delivering the suprise. I work either remote or onsite depending on the project and have worked in with some amazing agencies from Amsterdam to London, Berlin to LA.
With 18 years in the creative industry, I specialise in Ui, UX and concept, design for digital products, building modular design systems and creating seamless user experiences.
"brands like Vodafone, Volkswagen, Subway, Mini, BMW, Coca Cola, smart and Adidas ...."
I have had the privilege to work with agencies such as AKQA, Hi-Res, JvM, Shift, The Attic, Brand Union and many more over the years. Also teaching design at Miami Ad school and being employed as the head of design at the muliti award wining agency LLR. I have been showcased in design books like Los Logos and featured in design magazines such as IdN, Computer Arts, Novuum and Page magazine.
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Below are a couple of interviews and design articles I have been involved in.
Why Hamburg? Paul Watmough’s ongoing creative journey
I know from my own experience that life can be hard for a Brit in Hamburg. Whilst we are admired for our teapots, phone boxes, red buses and royals, we are laughed out of the kitchen, played off the football field, and on the Autobahn we were overtaken a long time ago and hitched a ride with the Germans instead.
Better Talk to / Potrait, Designer in focus
I went freelance about 10 years ago, the reason … well to meet more people, travel, be inspired and constantly learn and see new things. When you break out of those 4 walls its always surprising what you will find beyond them.