Born in Huddersfield, UK, James started exploring his creativity combined with his entrepreneurship skills as a pavement artist across major cities and towns in the UK. He co-founded his company, ATTIK, with his college colleague, at the age of 19 right at the attic of his grandmother’s house in Huddersfield. Supported financially by The Prince Youth’s Business Trust, coupled with their vision to adopt early Apple Mac technology, the fledging agency was quickly propelled toward growth. In 1990’s, James had designed the early campaigns of huge companies like MTV, AOL, Sony Playstation and Nike. ATTIK went global in 2000 and opened offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Sydney.
Today, James Sommerville is a key leader in one of the world’s most valuable and innovative brands.
His works over the last 3 years has been seen by billions of consumers, in over 200 countries. James joined The Coca-Cola Company in 2013 as VP of Global Design. In his short time, he has re-branded over 20 global brands across the system.