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james art director profile
Firstname/Profession
James
Art Director
4-8 years Experience
Auckland
134

Represented: 08/04/21


Bio

James has over 8 years of London experience in the fashion industry. In London, he freelanced as well as working full-time for a number of direct brands and agencies. 

 

James' background is a mixture of behind the scenes and behind the camera; an intersection of content management, art direction, graphic design and image-making. What James bring to the table is his ability to create a brand new look and feel for brands and integrating this design concept across brand communications. 

Expertise

Art Direction Client Service Content Strategy Graphic Design Marketing Collateral Photography Producing Project Management

Recent Employment

Freelance Creative / Nov 2020 - Present / Crane Brothers

Auckland, New Zealand

 

  • Collaborated on the development of a new Shopify website launched March 2021.
  • Re-hauled the visual output across web, social and print channels.
  • Optimised and streamlined the product photography process using third parties.

 

Freelance Art Director & Photographer / Oct 2018 - Present / Self Employed

International

 

  • Output includes campaigns, creative content, publications, look-books and film.
  • Collected a portfolio of highly regarded international clients within fashion and menswear.
  • Brought brands to launch with strategies across web, social, digital and print.
  • Established new output strategies for existing brands, leading to boosted market exposure.
  • Work closely with clients to exceed expectations and meet challenges within budget.

 

Founder / March 2020 - November 2020 / Service Shop

London, UK

 

  • Developed an online art store during the COVID-19 lock-down to support artists and charity.
  • ServiceShop was launched within a week, selling a selection of affordable work from 17 artists.
  • Featured in Wallpaper* Magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, Also Journal and Unpolished Magazine.

 

Industries I know well

Fashion
Media
Retail

Creative. Digital. Marketing. Recruitment.

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