- Job title
- Course Coordinator, Digital Media Design
James studied Interactive Arts at the University of Wales and gained his Masters in Interactive Multimedia at the Royal College of Art in 1997, leading to early career experience as an interaction designer and motion graphics producer in new media, film, TV and theatre contexts.
During this period he worked for clients as diverse as Nike, The Royal Court Theatre, Toyota, Lego, Prada, Channel 4 Television, National Museum of Wales, Eon productions and the BBC.
James was awarded his PhD from the Planetary Collegium (Plymouth University) in 2014. His doctoral research project connects contemporary network culture with a field of pre-digital, avant-garde film and video practice. His interactive artworks, research articles and papers have been published and exhibited internationally. James moved from London to Cornwall to take up a teaching post on the new BA(Hons) Digital Media Design in 2009. Now leading the course, he also serves as an editor of the practice-based journal Design Ecologies.