Daniel Varney

Graphic Designer

United Kingdom
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About me

I am a highly creative, driven and flexible graphic designer, with a proven record of delivering accurate and unique solutions to design briefs in an educational and professional capacity. I enjoy developing projects from initial idea to final delivery using creative ‘out of the box thinking’ while ensuring that the work is appropriate and delivered within agreed time scales. I am capable of working effectively solo but prefer to work as part of a team, bouncing ideas off one another to promote a more creative, exciting and focused environment. In 2016 I made the decision to change career direction from my job as Stock Control Team Administrator and complete a BA Hons in Graphic Design. I have always strived towards greater things in my life, and my passion for design helped me focus on my final goal, a position in the design industry. I took a huge risk by choosing to change career paths and now I am looking to continue my on this path and work my way to bigger things and positions. Education, skills & experiences are important, but mean nothing without ambition.


  • Photoshop
  • Creative Advertising
  • Creative
  • Indesign
  • Layout Design
  • Layout Grid
  • Photo Manipulation
  • Photography
  • Photo Retouching
  • Silkscreen Printing

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Work history


    In House Graphic Design and Teaching Resources Officer


    Aug 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Lead graphic designer for Sydenham High School, part of the GDST group, in charge of all internal design based projects such as, Events advertising including wayfinding, booklets, handouts, posters and leaflets.



    BA (Honours) Graphic Design

    University Centre Colchester

    Sep 2016 - Jun 2019
    • Colchester, United Kingdom
    • Skills developed on the course include the use of design software such as In-design, Illustrator, and Photoshop, as well as traditional processes such as silkscreen and letterpress, to complete live briefs through research and development work which support final pieces covering a range of different design aspects such as advertising and typography.


    Oct 2004 - Jul 2006
    • Maidstone, United Kingdom
    • Qualification included study in a range of subjects including typography, web design, packaging, advertising, editorial design and illustration. Use of the adobe creative suite and traditional print making facilities.


    BTEC Diploma in Art and Design

    chelmsford college

    Oct 2003 - Jun 2004
    • Chelmsford, United Kingdom
    • Subjects of study include Fine Art, Visual Communication, 3D Design, Illustration and Fashion.