James is a Vancouver native by way of Kelowna. His hair career started at Axis in 2002 where he worked for almost 5 years. During that time, he was one of 5 instructors in the John Casablanca’s Hair Art design program where he lead a class of 15 and taught all areas of the Hairdressing Industry. James also went on to train at Vidal Sassoon in their Creative Haircutting program and completed this in January 2008 as well as numerous advanced colouring and highlighting classes. James specializes in all aspects of hair colouring and cutting, he especially loves doing colour corrections, balayage highlighting and hand painting hair. James believes inspiration comes through continued learning and is constantly finding ways to improve and grow.