About - Traveler James - James McDonough - Writer, Digital Strategist, Senior Designer, Art Director

Something About James


James helps businesses connect with customers by aligning their digital and design strategy to their business strategies. He brings concepts to market while striking a balance between the immediate needs of a client and long-term strategy.

Service-minded and attentive.


As a dual-national Swedish/American Art Director with over 7 years of experience solving B2B communication problems creatively, James is adept at managing studios and project results with a track record of developing new market areas for startups and established firms in the USA and Sweden.

His craft is equal to his passion.


Landmark achievements include award-winning advertising campaigns, massive eCommerce catalogues, and thousands of commercial images for clients such as Nestlé, Tetra Pak, Stanford University, Redfin, Seagrams, Miller, and Burns & McDonnell.

A Business-Creative with an eye for detail,
advancing customer experiences
towards sustainability & innovation.


In 2010-2012, James managed the migration of the first ever digital "Living Archive" to integrate with the Stanford University Libraries' Special Collections. Read on NYTimes »

Genuine design with empathy in mind.


With a creative writing diploma from the University of Oxford, James has put this foundation to good use in the digital space. See CV »

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