Skills

David W. James

Professional graphic artist with a great level of proficiency in illustration and photography. The media mastered over his career represents a logical acquisition of skills and techniques.

Having a diverse skill set enables David to work on many projects outside his regular routine. He had the opportunity of working on exciting projects such as international photo assignments, time lapse video direction and the redesign of a national magazine.

SPECIALTIES:

• Illustration – both traditional and digital
• Photography – commercial studio and journalistic
• Creative concept development

EXPERIENCE:

CTOMS
December 2016 to Present
Marketing Projects Manager
Art Direction, Design, Photography and training video production.

Coffee Ring Studio
September 2016 to Present
Freelance Illustration, Photography, Design and Art Direction.

SMS Equipment
July 2012 to September 2016
Layout and Design, Photography, Illustration and Art Direction.

James Design Studios
September 2008 to February 2015
Graphic Design, Photography, Illustration and Art Direction.

Durabuilt Windows & Doors
December 2005 to September 2008
Layout and Design, Project Management, Photography and Illustration.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

15+ years experience using the following applications:
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe Acrobat
• Microsoft Word and Excel

10+ years experience using the following applications:
• Adobe Dreamweaver
• Adobe After Effects
• Adobe Premiere Pro

5+ years experience using the following applications:
• Adobe Bridge
• Camera Raw
• Adobe LightRoom

3+ years experience using the following applications:
• Creative Cloud
• Adobe Edge Animate

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

• Good understanding of marketing practices
• 15+ years experience of being a major part of a marketing team
• 15+ years experience in commercial photography