About jameswburke

Always looking for visionary companies to help with their online promotion and product photography. Website gives case studies: biggerpictureweb.net Ethos - "sell the sizzle, not the steak" which I got from my boss, Ian Strachan, CFO at Rio Tinto plc.
  • Sector SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Preferred Job Title Brand Director


  • 2022 - 2020
    Rio Tinto plc, London HQ.

    Self-taught web design / SEO.

    Initially designing Group presentation materials, 35mm slides then LCD projector slides. Taught myself web design and created first company intranet to make accessible all presentation materials. Moved to Ireland in 2001 and have worked as a freelance ever since for local companies. Remote working for last couple of years. Concentrating on a few companies which are more visionary. Website biggerpictureweb.net

  • 2021 - 2022
    Ernst & Young, Beckett House, London HQ.

    Presentation graphics designer.

    Created 35mm slides for teams pitching for business. Had to recruit 2 more assistants due to success of output. Used a computer from 1986 to generate 35mm slides.


  • University of East London

    BA (Hons)

    Left work to attend this course full-time from 1981 to 1984. Photography & photomontage by Independent Study. Pre-digital, film-based. Sold my Degree Show to The Field magazine and Marshall Cavendish & Camera Press.