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Parkin - Creative Artworker - Pool, England, UK

Martin Parkin

Pool, England, UK


Creative Artworker

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


An experienced professional in creative artwork and design primarily within the advertising industry. Created a broad range of work for use within both print and digital media - from newspapers and promotional literature to email and web page content. A committed, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, with excellent organisational skills and a dedicated approach towards work. Used to working quickly and precisely under pressure with attention to detail.

Work History

Creative Artworker

MB Advertising & Marketing Ltd

Clients: Ford Retail, Jaguar Retail, Marshall, Leep, Citroen Retail, Dagenham Motors, Perrys, Drive, Polar, Pentagon and a selection of Retail and Motor Dealership Groups.
Working within a very large networked environment of fourteen artworkers, six designers and six internet designers, producing a wide variety of colour adverts, leaflets, point of sale, email and website layouts on a daily basis. Clients were local and national motor car dealerships with strict corporate styles and tight deadlines. This role depended on working closely with account handlers and colleagues in order to produce the huge output in this busy work place.

Creative Artworker

Zionhill Creates Limited

Clients: Rensburg Sheppards Investment Management, Regional Food Group for Yorkshire and Humberside.
Worked with a designer and a small production team to produce a wide variety of very complex financial literature - all locked in to a strict corporate style.

Director/Freelance Creative Artworker


Worked freelance with the majority of work being for the bookmaker William Hill. Created the artwork for all their above and below the line printed materials for every shop in the UK. This was
achieved within a repro-house working alongside a dedicated Account Director and artwork
turnaround was extremely rapid to meet their tight deadlines.

Studio Manager

Isle Design and Marketing, Doncaster

Responsible for the day to day running and organisation of a medium size studio which was producing educational leaflets, prospectus's, travel related print and a number of interactive websites.

Creative Artworker

Adgenda Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations/Clements Goddard & Company, Sheffield

Clients: Aesculap, William Hill, Blakes Group, IMS & TEK Recruitment, Alexanders, Mansfield Brewery.
Working with a team of three artworkers and a designer we worked as a team to produce full colour well designed, leaflets, point of sale, promotional literature and posters for all their high profile blue chip clients.

Creative Artworker

Neale Evans Marketing

Clients: Carfour, Drive, D.C. Cook, Richmond Hyundai, Hartwell, Go Direct, Jewel,
City Ford, Case, Autohouse, Autoworld
Working within a medium team of fourteen artworkers, and two designers, produced various colour, black & white adverts, leaflets and point of sale for local and national motor car dealerships, from concept right through until fully finished printed jobs.

Creative Artworker

Pre-Press Bureau

Clients Netto, F.Cross, Polar, Kitchen Factory, Northern Upholstery, Clyde, Troika, Webasto, Sleepmasters, Fellowes, Laser, Kane International.
Working within a team of six artworkers and five designers, producing a variety of colour and black & white adverts, leaflets, flyers, exhibition boards and point of sale for both the company and outside clients. Also had the opportunity to work with the latest high end large pre-press scanning and output (Film/Bromide/Matchprint) equipment.

Studio Manager

Davies Advertising and Public Relations Ltd

Pitz Super Soccer, British Plastics Ltd, Northumbria Water Group Plc, Northern Electric, University Clients of Sunderland, Mercantile Building Society, British Coal Enterprise, Digital, Komatsu.
Organisation and implementation of efficient working procedures on a network of Mac's ensuring it was possible for total computer typesetting and artwork (process/spot colour). Completed jobs included a large selection of adverts, exhibition boards, personal leaflets, company reports, booklets, stationary and posters.

Creative Artworker

Newcastle Evening Chronicle & Journal

Assembly, typesetting and production of process colour/black and white tabloid pages, which also required the creation of colour, black and white computer drawn graphics.

Creative Artworker and Manager

Judith Donavan Associates Ltd

Clients World Wildlife Fund, Lakeland Wools, Family Assurance Society, Freemans Mail order Catalogues.
Duties included running a small DTP office as well as seeing a large number of full colour direct marketing jobs through to final print.

Finished Artist / Creative Artworker

Geddes Advertising & Marketing

Clients Minster Insurance, British Coal, BRS Northern, Hall & Tause.
Worked on a variety of blue chip local and national clients in broadsheet form, leaflets and stationary.

Finished Artist

Impressions (Advertising & Print), Worksop

Worked on a variety of small leaflets, ads and books using traditional methods of artwork.

Qualifications & Certifications

Graphic Design ND

Rotherham College Of Arts & Technology


Graphic Design HND



Oakwood School

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