A Freelance Artworker is the perfect assistant to a Creative Print Designer

TECHNICAL InDesign for perfect print design layout

This Artworker enjoys the technical pre setup, adding the foundations of an InDesign document. Print ready, master pages for folios, adding text to brand, styles for TOC and images, table, footnotes, index and icons. Ready for the designer to add the creative magic. By adding the technical bits first this leaves time for those last minute amends before print.

Please contact Sarahjane using the email form for any potential project.

Digital blog assistant is your Freelance Artworker

Updating WordPress blog website and adding posts Freelancer

Working in-house with my client, updating her website theme, editing pages and blog, adding images, documents and videos. Together we created her style and with a consistent look, to create a business brand, giving the website a professional and personal feel.

Digital artwork is created and designed in a similar way to print artwork, using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Shula Rich Lease Advice Artworker Digital Assistant

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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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Update and personalise your small business Blog website

Artworker publishing branded Posts on your Blog

Personalising and branding your website can be hard if you don’t have the software or time. Updating The Choi Foundation website is close my heart, I attend classes, take photos and expanded the brand by personalising every post image on the Blog.

Regular Posts are very important to keep your website ‘alive’ to all search engines, as well as ‘up-to-date’ for potential customers. Please contact Sarahjane using the email form for help and advice on your Blog website.

The Choi Foundation Martial Art classes WordPress Dashboard Artworker

Expert InDesign Freelancer in Brighton

InDesigner available to hire for large or small artwork layout

Sarahjane is your Adobe InDesign expert, this means she knows how to use to InDesign to its full potential and uses it everyday. Creating print documents quickly and consistently. From leaflets to work manuals. From a small two page leaflet to a large 2,000 page documents. She uses styles, keyboard shortcuts and master pages. Creating table of contents, indexes, tables, graphs and drawings. Thorough amends made using client Acrobat sticky notes / comments.

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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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Spider graphs for a legal report created by remote Freelance Artworker

Sarahjane artwork report data as a spider graph and a radar chart

Graphs are easy for Sarahjane to design using Illustrator and them imported into an InDesign report layout. Using supplied data and her Artworker skills, Sarahjane changes the colour to match the document branding.

This 240 page legal report contained 40 graphs as well as lots of tables. Once the first graph was approved Sarahjane quickly created the rest.

Graphs come in different shapes and can be designed to fit the space available on a page. Working closely with the consultant the report was finish before the deadline.

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RSG Consulting remote Artworker, 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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Artworker create print ready PDF for Brighton Festival Brochure

Prepress Freelance Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

Sarahjane creates high quality artwork that is ready for print. Some designer create a draft design for the Artworker to update with the final print ready version.

Creating a final version from the start saves time and stress before a huge print deadline like the Fringe Festival brochure. Sarahjane is highly organised and makes sure all her artwork is CMYK, with the correct brand fonts and colours.

Door 22 Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

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

Leaflets and flyers for local businesses in Brighton

Remote Freelance Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

Sarahjane enjoys helping out local businesses with flyers, leaflets, web icons and banners. She charges by the hour and can create artwork from a found sample ideas or a sketch.

Sarahjane’s tip to help decide on a size for your flyer or leaflet is to get a print estimate first, for single or double sided. Plus a sample is very handy to touch and feel the quality and to see the size of the font and images.

The Choi Foundation Artworker and martial art student, 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

Catalogue design layout Artworker

Working along side Senior Designers to a very tight deadline. Artworked text and images to fit these catalogue pages.

DJH Advertising Artworker

Strict design brand guidelines for product learning guides

Keeping the layout to very strict brand guidelines

Sarahjane rebranded hundreds of product learning guides leaflets into new templates for John Lewis Partnership, one for each item they sell. They have there own in-house team but required someone who could follow strict guidelines and steam through the rebrand.  Sarahjane used her advanced skills in InDesign to keep the brand consistent Please see Sarahjane’s references from Image Data Group.

John Lewis Partnership, Freelance Artworker at Image Data Group

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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!