Ami began his career as a tattoo artist in 1992 when he got an apprenticeship at Tattoos by Lou. Today, he owns several tattoo parlors around the world including Love Hate Tattoos, the location of our show Miami Ink. Here we follow Ami James' move to New York in 2011 to open Wooster Street Social Club. Ami has also opened Love Hate Social Club in London, Cork (Ireland) and Asheville. In 2013 he co-founded Tattoodo, a tattoo website that offers exclusive tattoo art, inspiration, and custom designs.