James Holtom - Freelance motion design, graphic design, web design and brand design

I offer high quality creative film and design at an affordable price. Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire I work remotely for international clients across the globe.

I create visual stories and striking design work. My passion for film and design has given me the drive, motivation and focus to excel within the industry. I enjoy leading projects and working with my clients to develop fresh and exciting solutions. I am highly motivated by my client’s needs and committed to delivering projects of the highest quality by thinking outside the box.

With 10 years industry experience I have excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and am skilled using both Apple and Windows operating systems.

Contact me today for a competitive and detailed quote.


MOTION DESIGN – Planning, filming and post production for use in marketing campaigns, online video promotions, events and more

BRAND DESIGN – Ensure your business has consistent branding with stunning logo design, detailed brand guidelines and colour schemes

WEB DESIGN – With years of experience across a broad range of markets I design great looking and easy to update websites

ONLINE MARKETING – Bespoke marketing campaigns that engage the target market with banner suites, animations & landing pages

GRAPHIC DESIGN – Innovative and vibrant designs for flyers, posters, letterheads, business cards, print ads and billboards

CREATIVE CONCEPTS – Need help to develop your ideas? Transform your ideas into fully realised concept designs and project pitches


Big Blue Whale / Creative Director
• I am creative director for Big Blue Whale, a video production company based in Leeds
• Lightning fast film crew that transforms client’s core ideas into something truly unique
• A highly immediate and fast paced video style which instantly engages the viewer’s attention

William Hill Online – Web Designer
• Lead designer on key website launches, excellent UI design and decision-making
• Liaising with external clients in conjunction with game launches for on-brand creative
• Logo design for new games, print design, animation and brand development

Creative Protégé – Brand and Motion Designer
• Creation of their brand identity including iconic logo design and marketing material
• A high impact video introducing users to the site and the passion behind the agency
• An organic video sting for the creative recruitment company, Gloss

Ripe Design – Brand & Motion Designer
• Editing of a commercial show reel for future clients
• Research and concept design for a major project in Abu Dhabi
• Ripe Branded T-shirt designs combined with online marketing campaign

MyKnowledgeMap – Flash and Motion Designer
• Lead Designer on high profile projects for the education and commercial sectors
• Liaising with clients to discuss projects and presenting proposals to future clients
• Implementation of video work including filming, editing and design elements


Green Party of England & Wales • William Hill Online • Popcorn Games • Dr. Martens • Jameson Irish Whiskey • Carling Cider • Tesco • Dartford Borough Council • SQLBits • Bio365 • Brandon Harvest • MyKnowledgeMap • Chartered Management Institute • Jack Agency • Graffiti Life • Sneaky Experience • Creative Protege • Gloss Recruitment • Ripe • Kings College London • Pitman Training • Manchester Met • Leeds Met • Boomtown Fair • Kendal Calling • Abegon • Bance • The Bike Expert • R Hilton & Co • Scott M Salt Photography • Happy Slap Boutique • Club 18 -30 • Bar Soba Leeds • Don’t Stay In • Creative Genius • Crackhouse Recordings • China Shop Bull • Japanese Fighting Fish • Jungle Jam • Kaos Soundsystem