J Manning Design

About

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.

Work

East Hotel

East is the coolest new hotel in Canberra....

Cointreau

Graphics for project launches and promotions....

Ox Eatery

Branding for one of Canberra's hottest restaurants....

Ottoman

Revised branding for a true Canberra icon....

Watermark

Luxury property on the beachfront at Wategos Beach....

Middleton Manning & Co

Branding for Luxury Travel PR Agency....

Manta

Iconic seafood restaurant, Woolloomooloo Wharf, Sydney....

Coc + Co

New York fashion industry leader logo and brand....

Bisa Property

Canberra property company, Bisa Property....

ANU Sport

ANU Sport, to reflect their updated image....

ANU Green

ANU Green, environmental body at the University....

One Five Seven

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South Sea Horizons

PNG company promoting tours to Kokoda and beyond....

Mixxit

Roundel version of logo for Mixxologist program....

Watermark

Watermark at Wategos website...

Nielsen Park

Nielsen Park, Sydney website....

East Hotel

East Hotel, Canberra website...

Volkswagen Group Australia

Media Launches and collateral for events....

Uniden

Packaging, catalogue and collateral style....

Torch

Packaging concepts for new products....

Samsung

Catalogues and below the line brochures....

New York Rangers

Print collateral for NY ice-hockey team....

Merivale

Race car livery plus promo vehicle design....

McDonalds

POS whilst at PHD Creative....

New York Knicks

Print collateral for 2000 Knicks at Mecca Studios....

Fekkai

Various print collateral for French/American luxury hair products brand....

Champion apparel

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Australian Wool Innovation

Various print collateral for AWI....

ANU

Various projects for ANU Marketing....

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0415 574 563

jmanningdesign@gmail.com