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 a 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 into Android Pay.

Creative Concept Ideation, Art Direction,
Social Content Creation

Gifony.com
Toyota

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

Creative Concept Ideation, Art Direction, Digital Product Design

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#HashtagRaids
HISTORY's VIKINGS

A 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

An all-original viewfinder with embedded Samsung VR technology that let people 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