Creating
success.

Combining skill, creativity and drive

There is no creative challenge which does not have the potential to be resolved successfully. I take pride in focusing all of my energy towards the formulation of that result. What sets me apart from others with similar skill sets is the refusal to squander any of my efforts in search of excuses, but rather focus all of my resolve toward the realization of my goal.

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There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.

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Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.

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A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

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If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

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Is my work just shallow pandering to an audience? Am I taking creative risks? Am I in touch with what’s happening out there? Am I blaming my audience when something falls flat?

My skills.
What I offer you as not just a designer, but a well rounded individual.
Branding.

An understanding of how important it is to create a simple visual to represent any endeavor. Capturing the essence of a company/organization by incorporating refined imagery into a recognizable name.

Layout.

The ability to combine written and visual content to relate a narrative. Whether through the use of photography or illustrations, enlivening and reinforcing text with relevant and interesting visuals.

Client contact.

Clear and sincere communication. I have experience conducting discovery: revealing what the end goal is, to better understand and formulate an approach to achieve that. My objective is to realize the client’s vision, not my own.

Creativity.

Being a classically trained fine artist and an enthusiastic and fine-tuned designer with marketing experience allows me to use provided photographs or imagery, or create assets when needed…towards the creation of visual assets.

Take a look at what I've created for a wide range of clientele... For a variety of media and needs.
Discover who
I am.
Allow me to show you what I can do

James Porter

Graphic Designer

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