James leads DesignStudio Sydney as Creative Director having opened in February 2018. Prior to DesignStudio Sydney James worked at agencies in Sydney and the UK over the past 10 years, including 4 years in DesignStudio’s London studio.
Over his career, he has worked for global clients across diverse industries. Past clients include The Premier League, Drivy, Treatwell, Airbnb, Sony Playstation, Nokia and Microsoft.
Alongside his work for DesignStudio, he plays an active role in the Australian creative and education spheres. Currently, he sits as Vice Chairman for AGDA and regularly lectures for UTS, Shillington and Billy Blue College.
Session: Creative Choreography
“James loves to work with and challenge ambitious leaders to think differently about their purpose, people, innovative behaviours and beyond. With a firm belief that creativity can change organisations large and small he will take you through DesignStudio’s ways of working, giving an insight into how they help the worlds most innovative companies transform using creativity as a tool for progress at every step of the way.”