Artworker updates print design layout of artist exhibition catalogue in InDesign

Freelance Artworker uses existing styling and branding set up by a Graphic Designer

From InDesign files with existing styling and branding designed in InDesign by Jenifer Rose. Sarahjane created the new exhibition artist catalogue with images and text supplied by M1 Fine Art. Corrections made from Acrobat Reader using the PDF comments tools.

Artworker for M1 Fine Art

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Illustrator drawings copied and drawn from photographs

Artworker creates installation diagram in Adobe Illustrator

Drawn over the top of photographs to create a perfect simple outline illustration to use as an installation diagram. These drawings are made as a vector file and can be used in multiple ways either for print and on the web.

A vector file says Adobe can be “infinitely adjust in size without losing resolution“, keeping your drawings clean and crisp looking. An Artworker will make additional jpeg or png’s for your website in the correct size and shape.

Killer Creative, Freelance Artworker.

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Hotel desktop publishing artwork layout

An Artworker is a desktop publisher (DTP)

From hotels, golf courses, Spa’s to restaurants requiring literature to be artworked for print or web. Designers in Brighton agencies create beautiful branding, a company’s bespoke style and look. 

Sometimes they require an Artworker to help during these busy times, to recreate artwork in all shapes and sizes. This is the stuff designers don’t have time for and it needs an well organised Artworkers full attention.

The Ideas House, Freelance Artworker is Sarahjane Jackson

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Student handbook created in InDesign by Freelance Artworker

Designed by the Art Director and finished by Sarahjane Jackson

The Art Director created the design concept and the branding with the college. From this branding Sarahjane created the 44 page Student Handbook and Pre-arrival Handbook as print ready artwork. 

The Artwork consisted of setting up InDesign master pages using styles. Collating images and using Photoshop to save them as print ready. Changes and amends where added to the PDF proofs by the college and Sarahjane completed these to reach the final version.

Killer Creative Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

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Travel Brochure InDesign Freelance Artworker

Award winning design agency Artworker

Print deadlines all seem to arrive very quickly for clients. Sarahjane was hired to artwork layouts, adding in text and images. Working closely with Project Manager and Senior Designer. Making client amends using PDF sticky notes and creating print ready PDFs.

Artwork also included Tropical Sky, Discover the World, Ciceroni, Inus, Sunvil, Mountain Kingdom and Neilson. A pleasure working with an award winning design agency. 

Wild Dog Design, Freelance Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

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Interactive PDF designed from a collection of Microsoft Word documents

Artworker uses InDesign to collate Microsoft Word files for print

Sarahjane was given the challenge of combining together a collection of research documents into one simple easy to use interactive file with a contents and appendices. Plus the added bonus of it being small enough to email out to clients around the world.

Adobe InDesign is the perfect tool for the job, placing Microsoft Word files and using hyperlinks on top, creating a 226 page document. The PDF was then made into a smaller file size for emailing.

Probus Sigma Remote Artworker, Sarahjane Jackson

Menu design and layout, Brighton Artworker

Freelancer Artworker cover for designers holiday

Sarahjane desk hopped around the office over a few weeks covering the email and helping out on projects while the designers where on holiday. The Senior Designer had created the menus templates with the client and Sarahjane updated the content and made it print ready. Also updating and amending American Express T&Cs, catalogues, leaflets and banners.

Mint Creative Design Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

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Legal document designed into a print PDF

Legal document updated to new brand colours and logos

A Microsoft Word document is usually supplied in a real mess, a collection of different fonts and colours. This can be imported directly into InDesign

and manipulating the font to fit on four sides and still be readable. While I was here I also created an interactive PDF, recreated a  T&Cs layouts, made amends to existing projects and help create an EPUB.

GSBA Artworker

Remote Artworker

Home office designer

Working remotely I was asked to design a staff stock catalogue using existing website branding (colours, logo and fonts). A simple and quick layout of 26 pages. This lead to me creating two more catalogues, two order forms and a stock leaflet. Using the latest Adobe InDesign to create the layout and PDF’s for amends and comments.

Display Centre Artworker

Graphic Designer Assistant is an Artworker

8 Printed Page Newspaper

I also created the map from scratch in Illustrator, simple and quick.

Brian Kidd Graphic Designer, Artworker

Quark layout converted into a InDesign layout

A InDesign files can be made from Quark on the internet

Converting Quark to InDesign on the internet will give you the basic’s. Colours, images and lots and lots of text boxes. The layout will still require artworking and proofing. The file can be polished, as an Artworker I would still start a layout from scratch as you don’t know what nasties lie within. Giving you a clean and tidy file for print.

Text heavy craft manuals InDesign layout

Using Designer corporate branding and guidelines

Sarahjane took on the mammoth text heavy layout project in InDesign of EDF’s craft manuals. Eight manuals in total with around 600 pages long each. The original 1970’s manuals where scanned into word files then Sarahjane imported them into InDesign. Using styles she made from the corporate branding and guidelines to create a consistent document. This also links to automated contents pages for each section. Please see Sarahjane’s references.

Image Data Group, Freelance Artworker, Sarahjane Jackson

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What is an Artworker?

An Artworker is the designer’s mechanic

A car designer will never build or maintain a car, the mechanic does.

A professional Artworker uses InDesign to its full potential (e.g. master pages, styles, keyboard shortcuts, TOC’s etc.). Creating a clean and tidy print ready layout and will be quicker than a designer. This is excellent for large page documents / catalogues / brochures / reports and tenders, keeping consistencies and to corporate branding. An Artworker will also predict future amends and create the layout accordingly. We also have to be highly organised with studio files e.g. images, word files, amends, each office has its own filing structure. This helps other colleagues pick a project quickly.

Artworker’s enables the designer do what they are good at – DESIGNING!