James Boomsma

Senior Creatve

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsArt Director - Creative Director

About me

I’m a born-and-bred east London boy with a passion for anything creative. Always interested in what’s new, different and quite frankly, good. I love being part of a team and working alongside other ambitious people.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Outdoor Campaigns
  • TV Campaigns
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Copywriting
  • Graphic Design
  • Communication
  • Concept
  • Pitching

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Various

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      DDB Remedy

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        Dyson

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          DDB Brussels

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          Work history

          Currently

          Senior Art Director

          DDB Remedy

          Nov 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • After impressing in my first few months in the agency, cementing myself as their “go-to” creative and as a client’s first choice. I was lucky enough to be promoted to a more integral role in our small agency. Where I have been allowed to creatively lead on some of the agencies biggest, most famous and most creative accounts.

          2016

          Art Director

          DDB Remedy

          May 2016 - Nov 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • In search of a new challenge, I decided to try myself in the healthcare sector. I wanted to work in an area I had no knowledge about and try my best at creating waves in a creatively challenging industry. I got the chance to work on massive briefs and great opportunities, amongst some brilliant minds.

          2016

          Creative

          Various

          Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • More recently, at smaller agencies such as Feref and Edelman, working mainly on pitches for new business.

          2015

          Creative

          DDB Brussels

          Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
          • Brussels, Belgium
          • Freelance
          • I spent eight months at DDB Brussels, where I worked as a Senior Creative working on Cannes-worthy briefs and on clients such as IKEA and Audi.

          2015

          Creative & Art Director

          Dyson

          Mar 2013 - Apr 2015
          • Malmesbury, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Became a leading member of a small team, impressing with my idea generation, creative knowledge and strong art direction skills. Here, I directed a number of photoshoots for many new products, as well as creating print campaigns for many successful and upcoming markets. I also had the privilege of being given the responsibility of art directing TV commercials, as well creating the original concepts. I also helped the more recent graduates settle and aid them in creating new brilliant ideas.

          2013

          Creative

          Various

          Apr 2011 - Mar 2013
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • AMV BBDO / DDB / CHI / ST. LUKES / PUBLICIS / BETC LONDON I was lucky enough to have the opportunities to learn my craft at some of London’s top agencies. Learning under some of the best creatives the world has to offer. Working with a selection of clients such as Volkswagen, Mars and Lexus, amongst others.

          Education

          2011

          Creative Advertsing

          University of Lincoln

          Aug 2008 - May 2011
          • Lincoln, United Kingdom
          • Learning the skills to create adverts

          2008

          Aug 2007 - Apr 2008
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Learning Art Techniques

          Awards

          2018

          Film - Craft

          PM Digital Awards

          • Film Craft Award for my Hepatitis C Awareness Film