Freelance profile

Andrew John Barnett

Graphic Designer/Creative Artworker specialising in print based design for publications, newspaper, advertisements for magazines and a wide variety of other marketing materials. Advanced skills in Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign. Also have experience of using content management systems for updating web content and extranet sites.

Contact details:

Street: 160 Fairfax Road
Town: London
Postcode: N8 0NL
Region/nation: London
Country: United Kingdom
Mobile: 07910506593


See suggested rates:

DesignerRates: Design
Picture researcherRates: Picture editing
DTP skillRates: Print media
from the Freelance Fees Guide.


  • Arts/entertainment
  • Finance and economics
  • Education

Major clients:

  • The Financial Times
  • SOAS, University of London

Profile last updated: 2009-01-22 23:13:17

Extra information:

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Personal Details:

Andrew Barnett

Mobile: 07910 506 593



Eligibility: British Citizenship



Tertiary Education:

Highlander Training College, London 2008

Qualifications gained: Certificate in Advanced Indesign

Westminster College of Computing, London 2006

Qualifications gained: Certificate in Web Design

Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand 2000 – 2002

Qualifications gained: Bachelor of Arts Degree (Graphic Design)


Secondary Education:

Kings High School, Dunedin, New Zealand 1983 – 1987

Qualifications gained:

School Certificate: Mathematics and Art (GCSE level equivalent)

Sixth Form Certificate: English and Classics

Seventh Form: Classics, Higher School Certificate (A level equivalent)


Work History:

Graphic Designer (graphics desk – temp contract) Jul 2008 – Current

Employer: The Financial Times, London

Responsibilities: Creation and production of financial graphics for all newspaper editions, liaising with; editors, financial journalists, news desk, foreign, world markets and production desks, statistics researchers. 


Graphic Designer (in-house team – temp contract) Apr 2007 – Jul 2008

Employer: SOAS, University of London

Responsibilities: Internal and external communications materials, liaising with internal faculties and departments, brand identity guidelines, development of print advertisements and web banners, artworking, print quotes, liaising with printers, picture research for print and web, web updates using CMS.


Creative Artworker (in-house team – full time) Jan 2005 – Dec 2006

Employer: Rivermeade Signs Limited, London

Responsibilities: Graphic design, typography, design proposals, corporate guidelines, visuals for tender, artworking, layout, image manipulation, extranet web content, print ready files for screen printing and digital print output.


Creative Artworker (temp) Nov 2004

Employer: New Zealand News UK, London

Responsibilities: Design of classified advertisements, artworking, update of web content, image retouching, print ready files for newspaper production.


Artworker/Digital Print Operator (full time) Apr 2003 – Oct 2004

Employer: Speedy Signs Limited, Dunedin, New Zealand

Responsibilities: Retail graphic design, liaising with clients, artworking, image retouching, wide format digital printing, colour matching.


Mac Operator (casual) Feb – Mar 2003

Employer: Goanna Design, Dunedin, New Zealand

Responsibilities: Picture research, graphic design, liaising with clients, typesetting.


Skills & Experience:

Computer Literacy: Gained from degree related coursework and five + years of design and creative artworking industry experience.


Summary/Personal Statement:

An effective communicator at all levels, an enthusiastic team member with the ability to prioritise and manage projects, able to work to deadlines. Creative, honest and reliable.


Interests & Hobbies:

Movies, music, dining out, socialising, art & café culture, travelling, shopping, sightseeing, gym, fitness, scenic walks.



Tony Major

Visual Director:

The Financial Times, London

Phone: +44 (0) 207 873 3087



Chris Krage

Senior Art Director:

The Financial Times, London

Phone: +44 (0) 207 873 3711



Martina Anzinger

Communications Manager:

Hagenburg University, Austria

Mobile +43 664 80484 21550

Phone +43 (0) 7236 3888-1550

Fax. +43 (0) 7236 3888-61550

Email: Martina.Anzinger@



John Payne

Design Department Manager:

Rivermeade Signs Limited, London

Phone: +44 (0) 208 896 7213

Mobile: 077 7052 2696



Adam Cullen

Managing Director:

Speedy Signs Limited

Dunedin, New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 477 3322


Personal Referees:

Paula Murdoch

Circulation & Technical

Services Librarian:

Medical and Dental Libraries

Dunedin, New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 479 7407

Email: paula.murdoch@library.


Ellen Cheyne

Managing Accountant:

Tesco, London, UK

Mobile: 077 7567 5194