James Acres is currently the Lead Creative Technologist and a partner at Fuel Industries in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. James is responsible for heading up the Creative Technology team at Fuel Industries and ensuring that the limits are pushed with every project that comes into the studio. Graduating from Algonquin College’s Graphic Design program, James quickly made his mark in the industry. He has won numerous awards throughout the past few years including a Flash in the Can 2002 award for Best Art & Design site for http://www.fuelindustries.com. James has worked on projects for a wide range of clients, including General Motors USA, Coors Light, Pepsi, and Panasonic. He has been featured in industry publications such as Applied Arts, Create Online, Marketing Magazine, and The Ottawa Citizen newspaper. He is also active in helping out the local Ottawa design community through his involvement with the Ottawa Macromedia User Group, the Algonquin College advisory board, as well as the Sheridan College virtual advisory board.