Hey, I'm James—
a creative art director.

Do you like to scroll? Me too. I made this portfolio for weirdos like us. All my favorite projects are below to scroll through. 

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Hey, I'm James—
a creative art director.

Do you like to scroll? Me too. I made this portfolio for weirdos like us. All my favorite projects are below to scroll through. 

Atlas Cross Sport Launch
Volkswagen

Part of the launch of the new brand design and creative direction for Volkswagen in the US, starting with the Atlas Cross Sport.

Art Direction, Photography, Branding

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All-electric ID.4 Launch
Volkswagen

A completely digital campaign & end-to-end buying experience that led to all 1st edition VW ID.4 EVs to sell out in less than 8 hours.

Design, Art Direction, Campaign Development

Cashiers with more time to _______.
Mastercard & Android Pay

Social campaign with YouTube stars that got millennials to load their Mastercard within Android Pay.

Creative Concept Ideation, Art Direction,
Social Content Creation

Gifony.com
Toyota

A digital campaign where we remixed the sounds of a Toyota Corolla being manufactured. Gifony.com was made to let people create their own songs and videos from the remixed beats and .Gifs. 

Creative Concept Ideation, Art Direction, Digital Product Design

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#HashtagRaids
HISTORY's VIKINGS

Digital launch campaign for the third season of  HISTORY's VIKINGS where we invited fans to ransack popular hashtags with a flood of VIKINGS content.

Campaign Ideation & Development, Art Direction, Social Content Creation

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Modern Mornings with Jane Lynch
Dunkin' & Mastercard

Integrated awareness campaign where Jane Lynch saves the morning with the Dunkin' app and Mastercard.

Campaign Development, Art Direction, Social Content Creation

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Get Miles Closer To Your Promise
American Airlines & Mastercard

An integrated campaign to show people it's easy to keep their promises when you use your AA Mastercard.

Campaign Ideation & Development, Art Direction, Social Content Creation

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BeautifulDeath.com
HBO's Game of Thrones

A heavily customized Tumblr that lets fans peruse an illustrative countdown of the most iconic deaths of Game Of Thrones.

Digital Product Design, Art Direction, Social Content Creation

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A Priceless View
Mastercard

Created an original viewfinder that has Samsung Gear VR technology embedded in it so people can view Mastercard experiences anywhere in 360º.

Concept Ideation, 3D Product Design, Art Direction

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THIS IS WHAT I KNOW

 I like to make things people want.  I also like to make people want things.  Sometimes, I do both. I believe that the (big) pictures are important & zat nobody reads ze words even if you write zem in a pseudo-French accent. 

®2021 JAMES PINKERTON