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About

I’m Mick, an Adobe certified designer and creative artworker.

With a solid background in advertising agencies and publishing houses, I have worked, and freelanced, for firms including: DDB Remedy, RAPP UK, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sapient Nitro, and EdComs.

Bringing visuals to life using HTML, CSS, and jQuery across a range of digital media.

Digital artwork and front-end development

I create digital artwork for apps, code CSS, build responsive WordPress websites from supplied Photoshop mock-ups, hand-code HTML e-mails, and produce web banners.

Key digital skills

  • Animated GIFs
  • Bootstrap
  • CSS
  • HTML e-mails
  • Interactive PDFs
  • jQuery
  • MailChimp
  • WordPress

Making sure that your print artwork is correct. First time.

Print artwork and graphic design

Having worked in the pre-press departments of commercial printers, you can be sure your artwork files will be correct first time.

Creatively, I can design from scratch. Otherwise I’m just as comfortable following brand guidelines or being given scamp visuals to artwork from.

Print media that I create

  • Annual reports
  • Brand guidelines
  • Brochures
  • Bus T-sides
  • Catalogues
  • Cutter guides
  • Data merge
  • Direct mailers
  • Exhibition stands
  • Long documents
  • Packaging
  • POS
  • Pop-up banners
  • Press adverts
  • Product photography
  • Print finishing
  • Retouching
  • Vehicle livery
  • Window vinyls
  • 6-, 48- & 96-sheets

Always developing my skillset through learning and gaining industry-recognised certification.

Adobe Certified Expert InDesign CC logo

Software

As well as being an Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign, I have a thorough knowledge of other Adobe CC applications including Photoshop and Illustrator.

Keen to further develop my skills, I subscribe to online learning courses, particularly in front-end web development and WordPress.

Software that I use

  • Acrobat
  • After Effects
  • Dreamweaver
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Keynote
  • Photoshop
  • PowerPoint