Hey there.


I’m James Edward Bonilla, an art director and designer who operates where intuition and reason mingle.

From brand systems to holistic campaigns, I create honest and visually enriching solutions that benefit others.



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the center  |  Branding & identity
compass  |  branding & identity
the compass concierge effect  |  art direction
volkswagen gifs  |  art direction & production design
Mr. Robot  |  art direction & production design
e.p.t.  |  art direction & production design
luden’s  |  art direction & photography
Volkswagen  |  illustration
The Exercises  |  illustration
warehouse industries  |  branding & identity
Washington Leadership Academy  |  branding & identity
bitcoin regret club  |  branding & identity
biobio  |  branding & identity
kairos  |  site design & layout
Accion  |  Site design & layout
&pizza  |  packaging & illustration




photo by bryn dunbar

Some important things.


A Maryland native with Salvadoran heritage, I currently live and work in Oakland, CA as an art director at AKQA.

In my spare time, I compose music as Phantom Heir, write stories, and watch films with the sound turned off.
© Sombra 2021