David James

Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Photographer, Art Director.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
If life is a stage, I want better lighting.

Work Experience


Marketing Projects Manager

Art direction and development of visual elements for print, web and video.
December 2016 - Present Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Coffee Ring Studio

Freelance illustration, photography and design.

Coffee Ring is the culmination of vision, passion and street-cred. An outlet for refined design that has a purpose and a target. Here, we call it ‘Caffeine Fuelled Creative’.
September 2016 - Present Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

SMS Equipment

Graphic Artist

Develop and maintain an international brand. Illustration, design, photography and direction.
July 2012 - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

James Design Studios

Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Photographer

Freelance projects
June 2001 - July 2014 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Durabuilt Windows & Doors

Graphic Designer

Design, layout and photography of marketing materials.
July 2006 - September 2009 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Media Masters

Graphic Artist, Illustrator

Lead Illustrator, producing thousands of illustrations for the Canadian Dictionary of American Sign Language.

Storyboard artist for video productions.

Videography and video editing
November 1998 - September 2001 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Art Direction, Concept Art, Design, Illustration, Layout, Photography,

Creation tools

Adobe CC

a large Wacom Intuos

Nikon D800

GoPro HERO4 Black

Pencils... LOTS of pencils