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James W. Harrison

Designer UX/UI, Web, Graphics

Tokyo Smoke interactive in-store survey

Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto lecture series graphics

Open Source CMS microsite:

Art Gallery of Ontario website redesign

G&G Electronics identity

AGO Creative Minds Speaker Series microsite

Vintage Crawl Toronto, creative direction/ design

punkFilms website design

Rouge River Marketing identity

AGO Boxwood Project & Collection: UX and Design

Peoples’ Eatery modular menu design

HOME Salon website and graphics

Foxtrot, various graphics

Peter Chapman, website design and graphics

Foxtrot, various graphics

The Hair Gypsy: website design

Scotiabank, reward badge designs

Leah & Peter: letterpress wedding paper

Plaid Magazine: design and direction

Dark Ages: graphic design





Non-Profit/Public Sector

  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • MOCA Toronto
  • Smithsonian Museum
  • ETFO
  • College Employer Council


  • pUNK Films
  • HOME Salon
  • Andrew Coimbra
  • Peter Chapman
  • The Hair Gypsy
  • Magwood
  • Spectacular Spectacular
  • Kirsten Reader
  • Fiori Floral
  • Robert Weir
  • Jan Ollner
  • Lauren Chan
  • Borrowed Time Media
  • Dark Ages


  • Tokyo Smoke
  • Corus Entertainment
  • Peoples Eatery
  • G&G Electronics
  • Brightlane
  • Scotiabank
  • Acrytec Panel
  • Essential Skills Advantage
  • Pylon Paving Icynene

Higher Education

  • CMU
  • Utica College
  • Northwest Community College
  • Humber College
  • Centennial College
  • St. Jerome's University
  • Canadore College


About James

James Harrison is a multi-platform Designer from Toronto, currently employed as a User Experience Designer at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

His work ranges across media and makes use of diverse styles, having worked on a variety of design projects from graphic design to front-end development. James has worked with both large scale clients such as banks and art galleries, as well as independent businesses and professionals. James is the co-founder of Plaid Magazine, an independent magazine that ran from 2009-2012, and co-founded Vintage Crawl Toronto for which he acts as Creative Director. Before entering a full-time career in design, James taught, developed curriculum, and administrated a program at a Toronto-based community college.

James' design interests lie in doing high quality work that makes a positive impact on the world around him. He enjoys learning and being challenged in terms of material and technological methodologies. His goal is to create work that is beautiful, and meaningful.

James has a profound interest in visual culture, holding a Masters from York University in Communications and culture. He likes cats and sailboats, and thinks that writing bios in the third person is weird.


Contact Information

416 816 7071