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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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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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

Art Director Assistant is a Freelance Artworker

Artworking 50 charity campaign packs for the Art Director

The Art Director created templates for this five item campaign pack. Sarahjane created master pages and artworked each pack by inserting the text, updating the map, choosing images creating a relevant pattern for each country.

Working closely with editors and account managers on amends and consistencies, the artwork was created efficiently and quickly.

On Agency 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

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

Magazine what’s on guide layout by Freelance Artworker

Publishing Artworker Sarahjane Jackson

Graphic Designer’s involved in publishing hire Sarahjane from time to time to help out when they are busy designing. Involved layout that consist of times, dates and places requires a your full attention especially in a ‘What’s On Guide’.

Sarahjane was asked to help out with local magazine Seaford Scene and Eastbourne Old Town Criers. She is highly organised and thoroughly enjoys the challenge. Using style sheets in InDesign to make the design consistent and quicker to layout.

Fran Tegg Publishing Artworker, Sarahjane Jackson

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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

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

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A5 leaflets for Golf Course artwork

A4 folder into A5 leafet

Designer created the template and I added in the content and images for 12 different golf course. I also created handbooks, flyers, business cards, brochures in-house. Contact Sarahjane here.

Propeller DPI 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

Multi page handbook created in InDesign and saved as a print ready artwork PDF

From Designer to Artworker

The Propeller designer created the concept pages and I continued the rest of the 91 page booklet from supplied text and images. Using paragraph styles, master pages and object styles to keep this layout consistent throughout. Plus this also help make the layout quicker.

Propeller DPI Artworker

Newsletter created in InDesign

Saved to a png, JPEG or PDF

Newsletters are usually a simple layout consisting of text and images. Created in InDesign and then save to your preferred format.

Propeller DPI Artworker

Point of sale shop posters, print ready artwork

Print Artworker

It is always great to work at a printers to see where the print ready artwork goes. We worked with great images and these are the key to a clear eye grabbing POS poster. Simple branding helps create a recognisable style.

BB Printing Freelance 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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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!