James has comprehensive experience combining design and technology. Well versed in MAC, PC and Linux computing systems as they relate to the creative arts. He is engaged with a large variety of graphic/video/animation/audio and game design software systems, including Adobe’s Creative Suite. He has a strong background in web design, plus an extensive technical experience with code, scripting and building websites, both static and dynamic through a growing knowledge of Content Management Systems such as Drupal, Joomla, Ubercart, WordPress, Magento. Designing, coding and styling customizations of various widgets, modules and components rounds out this skillset.
James has a long history in the field of design and production in print, web and multimedia. This experience plus the technologies involved enables him to effectively translate the technical into a more simple and comprehensible language. “Turning the Geek into English” is a skill which has proven an ally in both the fields of education and business.
A growing list of clients has included: Outside Magazine, ESPN, Golf Digest Online, Comcast Sports Net, Interactive Picture Systems/Electronic Arts.
BFA, University of the Arts
Creative/Technical Director, Principal, ATG Design Group, http://www.atgdesign.com