Rachel Barnes

Graphic Designer & Photographer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

I started my own design company in 2017, using my skills in graphic design, photography, web design and social media management to create a go to place for small business to fulfil their design and branding needs. I trained in photography at London College of Communication and graduated in 2011.

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Skills

  • Photography
  • Advanced Retouching
  • Social Media
  • Graphic Desgin
  • Admin
  • Website Creation
  • Content Creation
  • Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign

Companies I’ve worked with

  • O

    Ocean Images

    • Z

      Zone Models

      • A

        Arbie Creative Solutions

        • B

          Badgers Holt Dartmoor

          Work history

          Currently

          Founder & Designer

          Arbie Creative Solutions

          Nov 2017
          • United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • I founded my own design company, offering services in graphic design, web design, rebranding, photography and social media management. Working mainly with small businesses, creating new logos and branding, and designing bespoke websites.

          Currently

          Designer & Social Media Manager

          Badgers Holt Dartmoor

          Jul 2017
          • United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • • Rebranded the business, including new logo, website, advertising material and social media pages. • Created original artwork and photography for sites and social media posts. • Produced a stock image library of photographs for future use. • Consulted as an Interior Designer for the renovation of the restaurant. • Designed adverts for several magazines, including Cornwall Living, Dartmoor News, Moorlinks and Dartmoor Magazine.

          2016

          Photographer & Videographer

          Taylor Fern Morris

          May 2016 - Sep 2016
          • Melbourne, Australia
          • Freelance
          • Worked with Taylor Fern Morris, renowned dance photographer based in Melbourne and New York. Behind the scenes photos and filming for various shoots, including one for Fjord Review Magazine and for The Yellow Wiggle.

          2016

          Feb 2016 - Oct 2016
          • Melbourne, Australia
          • Freelance
          • Test shoot photographer for new models joining FRM Models, for both their fashion and commercial divisions. As well as working two days a week on an internship basis at their head office. This involved social media management, graphic design work creating promotional material for models, updating and maintaining the website and liaising with overseas clients to get models placements in other countries.

          2016

          Creative Director

          Forleigh

          May 2014 - Mar 2016
          • Southampton, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Casual freelance work over the span of 2 years for British musician Forleigh. In charge of all visuals including photography and film. Covering shows and festivals across England and New York. Setting up shoots for promotional material and album covers.

          2015

          Videographer

          Ocean Images

          Jul 2013 - Jul 2015
          • United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Responsibilities included filming on locations, editing and creating DVDs of the travel experience for guests. Setting up studios for formal and casual portraits, freestyle photography around the ship and in ports, sales and promotion of the photographs. Promoting and booking sessions for the Black Label photography experience.

          2013

          Photographer

          Zone Models

          Oct 2012 - Feb 2013
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Test shoot photographer for new models joining Zone Models London.

          2012

          Photographers Assistant

          Scott Collier

          May 2012 - Dec 2012
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Assistant to photographer Scott Collier, Owner of Snappy Snaps in Mayfair. Worked with him on weddings in and around the London area. Also an event for the British Army Regimental Veteran's trip to Rome.

          2011

          Photographers Assistant

          Chris Warde-Jones

          Aug 2011 - Oct 2011
          • Italy
          • Freelance
          • Chris Warde-Jones was a freelance photographer for New York Times based in Rome. I assisted him on several shoots and my work was published alongside his in the New York Times and on the online site.

          2012

          Event Photographer

          British Embassy Rome

          Feb 2011 - Feb 2012
          • Italy
          • Freelance
          • Photographed many events for the British Embassy in Rome, including the annual Pontignano Conference 2011; Defence Section Reception 2012; Counter Improvised Explosives Device Seminar and exhibition 2012; visit of Foreign Secretary 2012.

          2011

          Photographers Assistant

          Giuseppe Aquino

          Nov 2010 - Oct 2011
          • Italy
          • Internship
          • Started by photographing behind the scenes for the show "Io, Anna e Napoli" at the Teatro Palazzo Santa Chiara in Rome. Continued to work with Photographic Director Giuseppe Aquino on various other projects, as well as assisting with his website build and post production of archived work.

          Education

          2010

          Diploma Image Production

          University Of The Arts London

          Jan 2010 - Oct 2010
          • London, United Kingdom
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