James Brown joined Steer Davies Gleave in 2012 to develop the company’s growing creative offer, across the breadth of its service offer including wayfinding, information design and branding. He has led projects both within the UK and Internationally from strategy through concept and detailed design to delivery. The core areas that define the Steer Davies Gleave practice are place, identity and movement. We combine our understanding of people, context and function to deliver innovative, user-centred design which helps to make our cities, transport systems and public places understandable, accessible and enjoyable for all. We provide wayfinding and urban design solutions to deliver a positive user experience in urban, natural, retail and transit environments focused on pedestrians, cyclists and transit users.
James Brown has wide ranging experience delivering wayfinding for cities, universities, sports stadia, retail centres and transport environments including the cities of Toronto, Canada and Bologna, Italy. He has also developed wayfinding systems for Regent's University London and The Vale Cemetery & Crematorium in the UK. In addition James works with service providers and private organisations to develop brands that help them achieve their business objectives including Catania Airport - Italy and Ferrovie Emilia Romagna one of Italy's regional train operators.
Alongside his role as a design consultant he is also the Team Manager for Design for Movement.
James Brown accountabilities and responsibilities include:
• Project management
• Financial, Commercial, Market planning and Delivery
• Business Development and Growth
• Risk Management
• Personal Supervision/Mentoring