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Richard James

Richard James

Richard James

Head of Advertising
Specsavers Creative
Guernsey
Class 22
About 

Richard has worked in the creative industries for all of his professional life and is passionate about the power of creative communications to build business success. He works for a global organisation based in Guernsey, Channel Islands, holding a senior management position in its in-house creative agency – one of the largest in Europe. Richard is a fine art graduate who morphed into an advertising copywriter and has since won a number of national and international awards for his work. Before settling in Guernsey he lived in Japan and the UK.

Bio 
  • 2011 – present: Head of Advertising, Specsavers Creative, In-house Advertising Agency, Guernsey, UK
  • 2004 – 2011: Creative Director, The Partnership, Advertising Communications Agency, Guernsey, UK
  • 1999 – 2004: Senior Writer, Specsavers Creative, In-house Advertising Agency, Guernsey, UK
  • 1997 – 1998: Features Editor, Tokyo Classified, City Listings Magazine, Tokyo, Japan
Key Skills
Advertising communications
Creative strategy
People management