James has over 15 years experience art directing and consulting for some of the world’s most prestigious brands, including Mercedes Benz, Smart USA, Christian Dior, Compaq, Computer Associates, Nokia and Verizon Wireless. His knowledge spans a broad range of industries and mediums. With expertise in interactive as well as print and broadcast, James is particularly adept at rolling targeted brand experiences across all modern media. He is always conscious of the opportunities and limitations inherent to each medium and is versed in optimizing a consistent brand message across all.
In addition to starting his own consultancy, James has been Design Director at Sequelstudio, Design Director at R/GA, and Art Director at DDB Needham Worldwide, where he art directed commercials for Compaq and Digital. He co-founded the interactive department at DDB that would later become Tribal DDB — the interactive subsidiary of the worldwide agency.
“Choose the right medium for the right message.”