Mark Knowles

Exec Creative Dir
Taylor James

Mark is the Executive Creative Director of Taylor James New York and leads the growth of the team, manages the pipeline and nurtures the talent across all departments. Mark is ultimately responsible for all the creative content generated in each of our multi disciplined departments and aligning our TJ brand manifesto across the business.

Mark joined Taylor James in 2009 as a junior CGI artist. He relocated from London to New York to open the American studio, and quickly ascended through the ranks to now oversee all creative delivery.

Mark has a strong background in CGI, which gives him a unique ability that he draws on to strategize, direct, and lead delivery of all Taylor James integrated campaigns. He is most comfortable working alongside his team and takes time to guide and teach his artists. Mark has lead the production of iconic campaigns for clients such as Rolex, Nissan, Canon and Regal Cinemas. Mark’s knowledge and expertise coupled with his passion and communication skills encourages excellence from those around him.

Mark graduated in Computer Animation from Portsmouth University, UK. He is a mean ping pong player and Mark is often exploring and expressing himself through landscape photography.

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