James Crossley is a Creative-Communication-Art Direction-Graphic Design person, based in Amsterdam.
His main role currently is as Creative and Communication Manager at BYCS helping to build their creative strategy and advance global active mobility. He also takes on freelance work, pisses about with personal projects and does a bit of voluntary work too like that with Thighs of Steel.
Other facts about James are that he has had 8 teeth pulled out, can do an one-legged squat, raced semi-professionally in the Nascar 2014 Piston Cup Series and has never owned a pet or eaten a kebab.
For a full portfolio/CV, freelance enquiries, ideas for collaboration or just to say hi — email@example.com
If you’re here because you want to join his bike gang then send an email mentioning “Platte Gang” and you’ll be notified of the next trip.
Experience: Freelance Something — Now BYCS — November 2020 - Now
Isobar — January - December 2019 Cross & Gunn Freelance Art Direction — September 2017 - December 2018 180Amsterdam — February - August 2017 Hoick Studios — October - December 2016
Edinburgh College of Art — 2013 - 2016 London College of Communication — 2012 - 2013
Notable: Founded Platte Gang (2019) Cannes Young Lions Highly Commended (2018) Golden Saw top 3 Dutch creative teams (2018) Eurobest Integrated Competition Honourable Mention (2017) 3x Young Dogs competition winner (2017-18) Cycled across Europe (2016) Design Week’s top 5 D&AD New Blood (2016) YCN commendation (2016) Learnt to weld (2016)
Exhibited @ Pissed Modernism (2016 & 17) Best up and coming — Graphic Design Festival Scotland (2015)