Ian Barrington

Creative Projects Manager

  • LocationOrpington, United Kingdom



  • Teaching
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Copywriting
  • Multi-platform
  • Websites
  • Live Event
  • Budgeting
  • Design
  • Event Planner
  • Project Management
  • Web Content
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Ideas Development

Work history


Event Manager

Juxtaposed Gallery

Sep 2010 - Jun 2015
  • Responsible for managing live events and exhibitions held across the UK and internationality within Fine Arts and Culture for a pop-up gallery and arts management organisation. ?Floor planning and design, exhibition and events curation, commissioning projects ?Liaising and booking live arts, sector influencers and international celebrities. ?Processing live event and exhibitor client sales via 3rd party cloud platforms and on-site EPoS. ?Liaising with suppliers and account management. ?Representing and presenting clients during exhibitions and events held internationally. ?Delivering seminars and training for a range of audiences. ?Website design and management,social media development on various platforms. ?Working with partner venue management teams to include local event and exhibition institutions and liaising with major venues to include London Olympia and researching unique venues through a number of agencies. ?Print, press and digital SEo Marketing, content editing for brochures, blogs and bimonthly newsletters. ?Recording website and social media channel Analytic reports, identifying user engagement setting campaign KPI’s and targets. ?Planning developmental targets delivering multi-disciplinary concept experiential projects to full life-cycle. ?Financial forecasting, budgeting, filing accounts and VAT and import/ export trade. ?International logistics. Receiving and outbound management Achievements ?Represented over 150 clients, managing a portfolio of 40 based across the UK, Europe, Asia, America and Russia. ?Designed multi-channel advertising campaigns, successfully building a natural following of over 40,000 clients and users globally, recorded over a 18 month period. ?Launched and delivered over 60 projects within budget across the UK, US and Catalonia from concept to full life-cycle within a time frame of 36 months. ?Established delivery partnerships with several print and broadcast media stations. ?Launched experiential lifestyle and culture projects; including presenting an Artist from multi-award winning studio Pavan Henna.


Art & Media Technician

Lambeth College

Aug 2007 - Sep 2010
  • Full time Technician within FE College, overseeing an extensive creative studies department footprint of 16000sq ft consisting of 20 multimedia suites, workshops and studios. Responsibilities include Facilities Management, and department budget holder. ?Sourcing and negotiating with suppliers, processing invoices, purchasing, managing storerooms, controlled facilities and resources. ?Producing detailed financial reports for senior management and directorate. ?Delivering in-class training and assessment for learners and staff. ?Liaised with external stakeholders and services to include local government environmental health, British Standards Institute and manufacturers. ?Managing health and safety facilities administration. Preparing and delivery of technical reports and manuals for distribution to colleagues, management and users. ?IT services, AV and plant machinery installation, primary operator and maintenance. ?Buildings and facilities risk assessments, CoSHH reports and Portable Appliance Testing. ?Appointed First Aider, Fire and Evacuation Marshal. Achievements ?Built several new studios and facilities for the provision of learning and development. ?Raised the profile of the college and department through achieving its first BSI Kitemark 9001 award status for quality. ?Held responsibility for Health and Safety training within the department implementing training and support for 200 personnel.


Course Manager Art & Design

Nescot College

Nov 2005 - Apr 2006



Fine Art

University of Westminster

Aug 2000 - Jul 2004