Jim has been a creative director, print and web designer, art director, teacher, and a collector of fine art photography for over 30 years.
Jim was recently position of Assistant Professor at Mount Ida College School of Design.
He held the position of Executive Director of the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University. Previously, he was an adjunct professor at the Boston University College of Communications.
He has held the position of Executive Creative Director at Avenue, Inc. in Chicago and Creative Director at Euro RSCG 4D in Boston. Prior to that, he was the Creative Director for Monster.com. He has served as Vice President, Creative Director for iXL/Scient, one of the world's largest e-business solutions providers, and Hill Holiday in both the United States and Europe. He was also a partner and Creative Director at Clarke Goward Fitts.
He has received numerous regional and national advertising and design awards. Including, among others, Hatch awards, Clios, One Show awards, ADDYs, and New York Art Directors Club awards. His work has been featured in both Communication Arts magazine and Art Direction magazine. Jim is also the recipient of the William Gunn Humanitarian Award and the Morton Godine Medal.
Jim has curated photography exhibitions for the PRC/MIT Gallery as well as exhibitions at the Panopticon Gallery in Boston. He has served as a reviewer for the Photolucida portfolio reviews and the FotoFest portfolio reviews. He was instrumental in the publishing of Harold Feinstein - A Retrospective, which PDN magazine called one of the best photo books of the year.