Senior Art Director at Marketing Architects and ZOOMWORKS LLC
Marketing and Advertising | Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, US
As an avid design connoisseur and creative "futurist" James relies on his innate ability to concept on what is the 'now' and deliver on what will 'be.' James revels in creating non traditional experiences which time after time replicate memorable connections with consumers that deliver sustaining emotional relationships. As a hound for new experiences, a journalist' curiosity for 'hidden truths' and a product designer's ambition to discover and invent something new, he's constantly evolving himself and his creative process. His constant love for various music genres, chemistry, complex design systems & techniques and a adrenaline junkie he promises his clients one thing. "Hang on to your butts"
Creative Lead / Senior Art Director with 8+ years experience in marketing, traditional advertising, design, strategy development, retail marketing and stunt advertising. Fluent understanding in strategy development, branding/product launch process and the trend tracking needed to build strong adaptable brands that stand the test of time.
A resilient creative resource that never backs down from any challenge and is sure to see the job done successfully to the end. An added asset to his team where he provides insightful ideas to the table and often a fresh perspective to creative challenges and innovative ideas as it relates to advertising, corporate branding, retail and the interactive space.
Specialties: traditional advertising, in-store merchandising, packaging, brand strategies, 360˚ activation marketing, brand identity, visual identity systems, ux/ui design, brand/product launches, trade show communications, awareness & trial, presentation skills, OOH media, mobile marketing, web development