JAMES BARNARD – FREELANCE DIGITAL & BRAND DESIGNER

James Barnard - Freelance Digital DesignerDuring my career I’ve had the pleasure of tweaking pixels for some of the UK’s biggest titles, including Grazia, FHM, Men’s Health, Heat, Empire, Cosmopolitan, Kiss FM, The Daily Telegraph, The Times and many more.

My job for the best part of a decade has been to design (and in some cases build) creative online content for top brands. I’ve done work for film producers, sports brands, fashion labels, celebrities, gaming companies and electronics manufacturers, producing anything from logos, websites and facebook apps, to email newsletters and digital adverts.

Specific skills include Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML5 Animation (Edge Animate), HTML/CSS, Responsive Email Newsletters, WordPress, Premiere Pro.

TALK TO ME
Drop me an email at james@barnard.co


 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Senior Designer, Digital Marketing
Telegraph Media Group
March 2014 – March 2015
Senior Designer across the Daily Telegraph’s digital marketing and eCRM department. Responsible for the design and build of digital creative, promoting Telegraph products on a number of outlets.

Bauer Media GroupSenior Interactive Designer, Advertising
Bauer Media
April 2012 – April 2014
Senior Interactive Designer, promoted from Digital Designer, at Bauer Media. I worked across all of Bauer Media’s London Lifestyle titles (FHM, Grazia, Empire, Heat, Kiss FM, etc). Responsible for the design and production of industry leading mixed media creative solutions (online advertorials, microsites, website takeover skins, facebook apps, flash adverts, email newsletters, etc).

Hearst UKMultimedia Designer
Hearst Magazines UK
May 2010 – April 2012
In-house designer for runnersworld.co.uk, triathletesworld.co.uk, menshealth.co.uk and Runner’s World magazine’s promotional pages. Responsible for the creation of editorial e-newsletters, flash advertising, online and print advertorial pages.

GorkanaProject Manager
Gorkana
January 2007 – May 2010
Promoted through a number of roles during a 4-year period, including a managerial role, responsible for a 22-strong media research team. Responsible for design specifications across the Gorkana web-based database, built and implemented a 250-page company intranet and provided regular training for Gorkana staff in HTML, WordPress editing and technical solutions.