James Manning is a Senior Creative and Copywriter with over 18 years industry experience in Sydney and New York. Since 2004, James has been a Director and Senior Creative with Middleton Manning + Co, working with such clients as InterContinental Hotels Group, Australian Wool Innovation, Maxxium Australia, Goodman Fielder, Volkswagen Group Australia, Champion Apparel, Lovable, Meat & Livestock Australia, Plymouth Gin, Torch and Cointreau. Prior to this, James was a Senior Creative with established New York agency, Mecca Studios and Patterson Partners Adcafe in Sydney. James has also served as Senior Creative at PhD Creative. As the BTL Agency for McDonald’s Australia & NZ, James assisted the Design Director in leading the Creative Team responsible for the rollout and design of POP and below the line communications for this iconic brand, including all photography, copywriting and branding.
Whilst in New York James worked with The New York Knicks, New York Rangers, Hasbro, Disney, Baby Einstein, Frédéric Fekkai, Sirius Satellite Radio, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC and Nintendo Pokémon whilst at Mecca Studios.
Recently, James also worked with the Australian National University to assist in the rollout of their highly successful new brand identity and developed a highly visual brand identity for East Hotel in Canberra.
James’ copywriting credits include media materials for Vogue Australia, Karma Royal Group, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Alila Hotels and Resorts, Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island, InterContinental Hotels Group, Orion Expedition Cruises, Holiday Inn, Baruna Bali and Trisara, Phuket. James has composed copy for websites, including East Hotel, Watermark at Wategos, Manta Restaurant and Nielsen Park. James has also worked with Mexico/New York producer Leopoldo Gout at Calabazitas Tiernaz on screenplays and other writing projects.
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