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About Me

James Forrest is the Principal of Ambalogic, the former Creative Director of Berkleemusic at the Berklee College of Music, and also the award-winning former Web Creative Director of the Peabody Essex Museum, the oldest continuously operating museum in the United States.

With a background in creative direction, user-experience design, mobile, e-learning, start-ups, information architecture, online community building, animation, storytelling, fine art, and sound design, Jim’s work presents new possibilities for the changing experiential landscape online and beyond.

Jim’s work has been featured in many articles, presentations, and shows about personalization, online outreach, social media, personalization, cultural exchange, and community outreach.




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Portrait of James Forrest in Italy drinking coffee

Above: Waking up in Perugia,
Italy 2005. Photograph by
Melanie Salerno

Client List

Art & Design
Bishop Museum-Hawaii
Boon Gallery
Cahill Design
Chrissa Markos Photography
Cook Inlet Tribal Council
Essex Image Vault
Fireheart Communications
Harvard University
Institute of American Indian Arts
Kenaitze Tribe
Leeann Leftwich Zajas Design
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Pay Pal
Peabody Essex Museum
Pledge Music
Salem State College
Salem Theatre Company
Segal Design
Two Spirits Gallery

Berklee College of Music
Raffi Besalyan
Jonathan Biss
Boston Conservatory
Gabriel Kahane
Meet the Composer Studio
Notes from the Underground
Yuja Wang
Alisa Weilerstein
Weilerstein Trio
Wu Man
Zitta Zohar

Applied Value International
Brenton Gray Development
Structures North Consulting Engineers
Wedding Window

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