A simple family tree layout, ready for printing on A4 and a easy to use interactive PDF

A family tree for all Ages to use

Everyone loves a family tree and with photos it becomes really personal. Sarahjane Jackson, nee Moth created her family tree using InDesign to make a PDF for everyone to use. This solved the problem of having one large piece of paper that was not practical. She designed the family tree for print and screen aimed at all ages.

A4 layout for easy home printing, has arrows matching the corresponding page. The same PDF also has click-on interactive arrow taking you to the next page for screen use. A quick look through the generations and back again.

All photos are saved with the person’s full name and date of birth together with the InDesign file. These are kept safe on the cloud for future amends and additions.

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

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Freelance Artworker for print design based in Brighton Sussex

In-House or remote Print Design Assistant

Sarahjane has advanced skills in Adobe InDesign. She will keep your design accurate, consistent and within brand. Edit and retouch images using Photoshop. Recreate icons and logos using Illustrator. Create print ready artwork and interactive Adobe PDF.

Contact Sarahjane using the email form to discuss any potential project you may have.

Platform Group, Freelance Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

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Highly organised Freelance Artworker in Brighton

Do you need help to organise or collate print Artwork images?

Freelancing in lots of different offices, Sarahjane works with a lot of different filing systems (some good, some bad and some ugly). Being highly organised helps create artwork quickly and efficiently. Sarahjane enjoys the process of sorting, collating, listing and archiving. From photos to artwork.

PDF presentations are a fantastic tool for showing a large body of artwork, giving an overall view of designs or images.

MCR Media, Freelance Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

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Designing a bespoke family photo album into a beautiful professionally printed book

Using Loxley Colour photo book software for layout

Photo books are a beautiful object to own and can look very professional. When my client asked me to create her family album I was very excited. She wanted a simple layout, using scanned photos and memorabilia. I have used Loxley Colour a few times before and created beautiful photo books using their software. Once downloaded onto my clients computer, I could create a bespoke layout for her images. Please contact me using the email form with any enquiries.

Artworker for Shula Rich & Milly Rich Blog / Websites

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Print and design Freelance Artworker in Brighton

Freelance InDesigner available for hire Brighton

Hire Sarahjane by the hour for any print and design Adobe InDesign artworking in Brighton East Sussex. She is a very flexible freelancer, highly organised and can be called on at short notice or booked in advanced. Sarahjane is only 20 minutes walk from the centre of town. She also works remotely using the latest Adobe Creative Cloud. See Sarahjane’s skills on her Artworker page.

“I love the jobs Designers hate… e.g. long and repetitive!”

says Sarahjane Jackson

Please contact me using the email form an immediate response.

Door 22, Freelance Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

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Interactive PDF booking form design by Freelance Artworker in Brighton

Customer fillable DIGITAL interactive form created in InDesign

A digital or PDF fillable form can be created in InDesign then saved as an interactive PDF through Acrobat. Deigned with your branding Sarahjane can layout your bespoke form. Use in emails or on websites. Ready for your customers to fill out and return to you. Forms for bookings, applications, registration, banking, personal details etc. Interactive forms can have tick boxes or buttons, required boxes, drop down list, paragraph boxes etc. The good news is the same file can also be used for print, its double bubble! Contact Sarahjane here.

Freelance Artworker Brighton creating design and print

Excel tables quickly branded in InDesign by Freelance Artworker in Brighton

This Artworker loves tables designers hate

Microsoft Excel is limited for creativity and design but InDesign can create company branded tables from your Excel tables. By importing and setting up table styles Sarahjane can quickly change many tables to look the consistent e.g. the same colour and fonts. They can also flow neatly from page to page. Tables are a fantastic way to layout lots of data neatly.

RSG Consulting Freelance Artworker, Brighton

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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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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

Creating a branded Microsoft Word template

Microsoft Word can be tamed!

I enjoy a challenge and Fruit asked if I would create Microsoft Word templates for University of Cambridge to help standardise their paperwork. The designer had created the rebrand and I copied this style into Microsoft Word. Using headers, footers and styles to create a variety of templates.

Microsoft Word styles are easy to use once you know how. I am also available to teach.

Fruit Design Artworker

Artworker assistant available short notice

Helping hand in InDesign and Microsoft Office

I am very happy helping out my fellow small businesses, Designers and Artworker with urgent projects with tight deadlines. Email me for a quick response and rates.

Justin Ross Artworker working for Babel

Resource booklet recreate and rebrand artwork

Recreate print ready artwork

Whether it is a an old quark file, PDF, printed version or even just from a photo. I can recreate and rebrand your artwork ready for printing.

Future amends are made quickly using PDF comments / sticky note and they are very easy to do.

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

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.

Artworking InDesign tables for lots of data

Tables are very quick when you know how

Tables are my favourite, neat and tidy with full control. Using InDesign, the tables flowed nicely from page to page, I created table styles for full control of the fonts and colours, this made client amends quicker. Amends where made using PDF comments.

UK Power Networks Artworker at Image Data Group

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!