JAMES BARNARDO

JAMES BARNARDO

London-based multi-disciplinary graphic designer and

Central Saint Martins graduate specialising in

UX/UI and brand development, 3D modelling,

rendering, information visualisation, typography and

critical problem solving.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

THE ENVELOPE

'Inverted' Brand Identity and Visual Analogy

Examining subjectivity and objectivity, this university project illustrates the manifestation of psychopathy using real-world objects as analogies: an ant; an aeroplane; and an envelope. I also investigate the link between ‘emotional isolation’ and creativity. Find out more

NEW ERA FUELS

Commissioned Re-brand

At New Era Fuels, distributor of oil and lubricants products (Royal Warrant of Appointment), I designed, pitched and subsequently implemented a new company-wide logo and brand identity, and worked as an in-house designer there for two years. Find out more

A.S.E.C. DIAGRAM

A New Look at the Periodic Table

A new way to display the elements of the Periodic Table and the electron configuration concurrently in a single, circular diagram, read in an accumulative outwards spiral from the centre. Find out more

DAY OF RECKONING

Fictional Political UX/UI for a Fixed Election

As my final university project, I created several visual brands, interwoven to create a layered UX of a fictional political campaign in London. Find out more

TONBRIDGE FUELS

Commissioned Brand Invention

Commissioned with brand invention of an incipient company, I was given the tagline "local company, local people" around which to construct a logo, visual identity, website and, later, vehicles and signage. Find out more

RÉSUMÉ

2014-'17

Studied BA Hons: Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins in London, graduating with First Class Honours.

2014-'17

Worked as an in-house graphic designer for New Era Fuels with varying roles.

2013-'14

Studied Art & Design Foundation at Oxford Brookes, completing the diploma with Distinction.

2005-'12

Studied at The Bishop's Stortford High School, receiving 9 GCSEs and 3 A levels in Maths Statistics, English Literature and Psychology.

KEY SKILLS

- Fluency with the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Indesign, Muse, and Photoshop

- User-interface and user-experience, logo and brand identity design, having worked for international conglomerates, small and medium size enterprises and start-ups, many of which are in current use or were previously

- 3D modelling and rendering in packages like Blender, Sketch-up and Fusion 360

- Typography understanding and creation of custom typefaces, many of which are available on dafont.com and have been downloaded over half a million times

For full CV, email james.barnardo@hotmail.co.uk

CONTACT

james.barnardo@hotmail.co.uk

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JAMES BARNARDO

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

London-based multi-disciplinary graphic designer and Central Saint Martins graduate specialising in UX/UI and brand development, 3D modelling, rendering, information visualisation, typography and critical problem solving.

Selection of Projects:

'Inverted' UX & Visual Narrative

1

Examining subjectivity and objectivity, this university project illustrates the manifestation of psychopathy using real-world objects as analogies: an ant; an aeroplane; and an envelope. I also investigate the link between ‘emotional isolation’ and creativity. Find out more

Commissioned Re-brand

2

At New Era Fuels, distributor of oil and lubricants (Royal Warrant of Appointment), I designed, pitched and subsequently implemented a new company-wide logo and brand identity, and worked as an in-house designer there for two years. Find out more

A New Look at the Periodic Table

3

A new way to display the elements of the Periodic Table and the electron configuration concurrently in a single, circular diagram, read in an accumulative outwards spiral from the centre. Find out more

Fictional Political UX/UI

4

As my final university project, I created several visual brands, interwoven to create a layered UX of a fictional political campaign in London. Find out more

Commissioned Brand Invention

5

Commissioned with brand invention of an incipient company, I was given the tagline "local company, local people" around which to construct a logo, visual identity, website and, later, vehicles and signage. Find out more