James G.

Ui Designer

690 dollar
30 years

My experience


Self-employedJanuary 1993 - Present

Over my long career, I’ve worked for literally hundreds of different clients—mostly in the fields of magazine publishing and advertising. The two longest-duration ones are/were:

American Association for Artificial Intelligence
Palo Alto, CA — 1994 - present
Conceptualized and executed 3D covers (as described below) for AI Magazine, the Association’s official journal.

IEEE Computer Society
Los Alamitos, CA — 2003 - 2016
Conceptualized and executed all the cover art for several of the Society’s publications: Security & Privacy, Internet Computing, MICRO, and Computing In Science and Engineering.

A very incomplete list of other clients includes: Capitol Records, WIRED, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Newsweek, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Network World, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), MediaWeek, Business 2.0, Fortune, The Watsons, Cognex, Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, PC World, Macworld, The Los Angeles Times, Sports Illustrated, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Source, BusinessWeek.
Used 2D and 3D software (Adobe CS: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign; Lightwave 3D, Form Z, and 3DCoat (among others) to conceptualize and execute 3D-rendered illustrations. Analyzed client requirements and produced rough render for client approval; designed and created 3D assets (models, maps, scene files) for implemenation of final rendering; executed final render and added typography where necessary.

General Assembly New YorkJune 2018 - September 2018

General Assembly's Web Development Immersive (WDI) is a 12-week training program dedicated to giving students a deep dive into the world of web development, focusing on industry-standard web development tools and best practices to launch full-stack web applications. Emphasis on Agile/Scrum project management methods, collaborative teamwork and product-development process.

Bucket Graphic DesignJanuary 1992 - January 1999

Designed CD packaging, promotional material, and print ads, mostly for entertainment-industry clients in the Los Angeles area. Also executed some broadcast animation (interstitials and informational graphics) for Channel One (an in-school news service for teenagers.)

My stack




Ruby, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby on Rails


Logo Design, Teamwork, Typography, Artificial Intelligence


Web development, React.js, Express


Lightwave, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite




Full Stack, Illustration, German, Cascading Style Sheets, Layout, Graphics, Bucket Graphic Design



My education and trainings

Visual Arts - University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration - ArtCenter College of Design

Web Development - General Assembly2018 - 2018