James Rutherford - Vice President of Client Services

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As VP of Client Services James is responsible for client satisfaction and project success across all of Mediacurrent's projects. James works closely with clients to ensure Mediacurrent's solutions align with their business needs, delivering projects on time and on budget.

Previously James worked as a Lead Drupal Architect where he lead the redevelopment of Manhattan Associates flagship website into a fully translated Drupal 6 site serving hundreds of resources in over six languages. He also worked as part of Mediacurrent team that migrated Georgia.gov and all Georgia Technology Authority websites from a proprietary CMS to Drupal 7, personally handling the migration of Georgia.gov data. James was also an integral part of the team that migrated weather.com to Drupal 7, helping to launch the highest trafficked Drupal site in the world. Before Mediacurrent James worked as the Lead Application Developer at Georgia Public Broadcasting where he led the enterprise-level conversion of www.gpb.org from a Java based custom content management system (CMS) to Drupal 5, and was instrumental in helping double the annual traffic from 750,000 unique visitors to 1.59 million.

As a consultant, James has worked extensively with Drupal for over 8 years. He is well-versed in all aspects of the Drupal site build-out process, including but not limited to: site architecture documentation, module development, theming, and project management. James has extensive team leading experience and has helped a cross-section of clients with strategic planning, and understanding how they can best leverage Drupal to meet their business objectives.