Ian James

JGD Graphic + Web – Creative Director & Owner

Melbourne, Australia
Visual Thinking by Design

Work Experience

JGD Graphic + Web

Creative Director

Creative Director of freelance design and illustration business specialising in publishing projects with a strong focus on new technologies. Experience with high end database driven CMS systems (Sitefinity) and LMS (Litmos and LearnDash). Experience with video editing and production integrated into Websites and Apps.
June 2006 - January 2017 Australia

Omega Creative

Senior Designer and Freelance Designer

Freelance Projects – Former Senior Designer 2005 - 2006
June 2005 - January 2015 Australia

James Grech Design

Joint Creative Director

Joint Creative Director and business owner with Gerald Grech
June 1998 - June 2005 Melbourne, Australia

Scimitar Advertising /MRD

Senior Designer / Studio Manager

Senior designer and studio manager at Meg Robertson Design until the Scimitar takeover in 1998. Continued to supply freelance illustrations thereafter.
June 1997 - June 1998 Melbourne, Australia

Beavis Corporate

Senior Designer

Senior Designer
June 1996 - June 1997 Melbourne, Australia

Max Creative

Senior Designer

Junior designer promoted to senior designer. Nine years and six months.
December 1986 - June 1996 Melbourne, Australia

Cook Green And Moore Advertising

Freelance design and illustration

Supplier of freelance design and illustration for press and television advertising
January 1984 - December 1986 Bendigo, Australia

Graphics Group

Designer & Illustrator

Junior designer and illustrator
January 1984 - December 1986 Australia


Latrobe University

Bachelor of Arts – Graphic Design

Latrobe University of Northern Victoria 1983-1986 Formerly BCAE
Dux of year 1986
Bendigo, Australia



Annual Report of the Year 1999



Packaging and Corporate Reporting Commendations



Commendations x 4 via MRD



Cartooning , Design And Illustration, Lettering, Video Production, Website Management,