Hello! My name is James and I am an award winning, multi-disciplinary creative director with over 7 years of experience working in a high volume animation/vfx/live-action production studio in Los Angeles called Bubba's LA, formerly Bubba's Chop Shop. I've worked on 100s of projects over the years utilizing a wide range of mediums and production approaches including 2D/3D, motion graphics, branding, tabletop production, live-action filming, photo shoots, you name it. A project highlight of mine was the work I did for our (Bubba's) Cannes Lion award winning animation Mustafa Goes For A Walk in 2013, one part of a three part series sponsored by UNICEF and about the Syrian refugee crisis.
My strengths are in illustration, design, motion, branding, and most of all story-telling and I often oversee small teams of artists on every project I do. I also have a BFA in acting from DePaul University and I have performed in dozens of regional theatre plays, television shows, and commercials over the past 15 years. My experience as both a creative director, illustrator, designer, and actor gives my clients a unique and layered approach to telling their story with style and delight.