BOSTON, USA // James' career spans some of the most elite advertising shops in the country. He started at Doyle Dane Bernbach on Madison Avenue, where he quickly produced award-winning and memorable work for NY Lottery, Hershey’s, USS Intrepid Air & Space Museum, and YouthAids.
He then joined Fallon, Minneapolis where he again graced the award shows with his work for Holiday Inn, Citibank, BMW, and Travelers. After Ellen DeGeneres stole an Emmy from him, he joined Goodby, Silverstein & Partners to launch a new brand campaign for Netflix, an iPhone-killer for Sprint (spoiler alert; it didn’t kill the iPhone) and produce award-winning work for the NBA.
For the next six years, as Executive Creative Director at M&C Saatchi, James helped the agency quadruple in size & billings while managing a brands like Reebok, Casamigos, Vizio, UGG, FX, & Oakley) and installing a new social department (SHARE) and an entertainment industry-specific offering (Heavenspot) – which was so LA of him.
Currently, as an ECD at Arnold Worldwide (Santander Bank, Carl’s Jr, New England Revolution, Barclays, Red Cross and ESPN) James has helped the agency return to glory - garnering many of the industry’s top awards across a wide range of clients - and registering it #9 on the 2020 D&AD rankings.