(written from a Production point of view)
James "Jim" Martin (credited both as Jim, and James Martin) is an illustrator who has worked on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, and Star Trek Generations. His most widely-known creations are the Danube-class runabout, which he co-designed with Rick Sternbach, and later the USS Defiant, which he designed under the direction of Herman Zimmerman and Gary Hutzel. He is featured in the interviews in the special features of the DS9 Season 2 DVD, the DS9 Season 3 DVD and the DS9 Season 4 DVD.
- "Designing the Defiant", Star Trek: The Magazine Volume 1, Issue 4, August 1999, pp. 71-80
- "Designing the Bajoran Solar- Sailing Ship", Star Trek: The Magazine Volume 1, Issue 11, March 2000, pp.44-48
- "Jim Martin", Star Trek: The Magazine Volume 1, Issue 13, May 2000, pp. 20-27
- The Art of Star Trek, 1995