James has worked at The Collective, RGM, MMM Group, and the Association for New Canadians as an in-house art director and designer of various ranks.
He has also consulted independently for a wide variety of clients, including First Generation Films, Starbucks, Rhombus Media, Baxter’s Canada, Rogers Media, Lush Luxury Magazine, Ryerson University, Jean Claude Roy, Hidden Pony, Intent Media, Khachi Interiors, MasterCard, Mercedes-Benz, IMG, Harbour Gallery, and the Toronto International Film Festival.
He has received recognition for his work in typeface design, editorial design, interaction design and photography. He has received photography commissions from VSCO, Harper’s Bazaar UK, Happy Socks, FiftyThree, Great North Collective, Explore Canada, and was featured in Instagram’s first printed publication, Creativity Reflected.
He graduated with a Master of Design from York University, a Master of Science in Experimental Psychology, and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology from Memorial University.
Over the past eight years, James has taught interaction design, user experience design, typography, statistics, and health psychology at various institutions. He has been a speaker and visiting critic at conferences and institutions in Canada, the USA, and the United Kingdom.