Andrew French

Web designer, graphic designer, interactive media creator

Summary

About me: I am a Web & Graphic Designer, with a passion for interactive media. Design has always been a great part of my life, using almost any form of media I am able to produce a perfect representation of an idea. I have been running my own business, www.ajfwebdesign.com, since June 2011 working with many local and national businesses, designing, branding and building websites, managing ecommerce stores, creating promotional videos, print based materials and other interactive media.

You can view more of my work on my website including websites I have designed and built, logo designs, 2D and 3D modelling and animation graphic design for screen and graphic design for print as well as some examples of promotional videos I have edited for clients. You can view my portfolios at www.ajfwebdesign.com

Testimonials

Posted by Caroline Overton (Proprietor ), The Vintage Swallow

Written testimonial:
Fast, professional service producing top quality graphics and first class logo design service. I was thrilled with my logo and Andrew listened carefully to all my requirements with complete patience.

Posted by Oriel Cooper (client), Manni Designs

Written testimonial:
Andrew French is a very competent practitioner and extremely pleasant to deal with. I have found Andrew reliable and honest to do business with. Andrew also tends to go that extra mile for you which is refreshing to see in the sector.

Posted by Nic Houldsworth (Operations Director), SCOTGRIT & NHLFC

Written testimonial:
Andrew has a wealth of knowledge and has now taken control of our websites and hosting etc.
Not only does he deliver on budget but also on time.
We look forward to continuing working with Andrew and would not hesitate in recommending him or his business to anyone.

Portfolio

Manni Designs

mannidesigns.com

Manni Designs is another ecommerce website built to showcase and supply a platform for customers to buy hand crafted, Scottish jewellery and accessories designed and created by Oriel Cooper. The client wanted a minimalist feel to the site the would compliment her jewellery and accessories and she loved the final design.

skills used: E-Commerce, Html, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, Advertising, Marketing, PHP

Embassy OFD Ltd

embassyfeatherdusters.com

Embassy Feather Dusters specialises in high quality South African Ostrich feather dusters. I was responsible for everything thing from logo design and branding of the website, website design, build and management, social media and all online advertising. I was also responsible for all print material which included A0 posters, roll up banners, promotional postcards, flyers, and swing tags. I was also soley responsible for all website photography.

skills used: Html, CSS, E-Commerce, Logo Design, Marketing, Advertising, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Video Production

Lossie Tilers & Moray EPDM

lossietilers.co.uk & morayepdm.co.uk

I was asked by the client to build 2 new websites and create a new logo for Moray EPDM. The client had a specific, simple design they liked for the websites which I built to work on all devices and browsers. The sites, while simple, are extremely functional and both have CMS built in so that the client can add new text and image galleries at any time.

skills used: Html, CSS, Logo Design, CMS, PHP, Photoshop

ScotGrit

scotgrit.com

The site was originally built on the Magento platform which is an excellent ecommerce framework but was overkill for the store owners needs. I redesigned and rebuilt the shop on the Opencart framework and the client finds it a lot more manageable.

skills used: E-Commerce, Html, CSS, CMS, Photoshop, Illustrator, SEO, Other

World of Blinds

twob.co.uk

World of Blinds is the Norths most trusted manufacturer and supplier of luxury window fashions and has Scotlands largest blinds and shutters showroom. I built a very visual website for the client as their product is something that the customer needs to be able to see an example of. The site was build on a responsive framework allowing it to work on all platforms from desktop to mobile phone. I was also responsible for designing all in-store graphics from rollup banners and window posters to customer signs and mascot helpers.

skills used: Html, CSS, CMS, Photoshop, Illustrator, PHP, Marketing, Graphic Design, Video, Adobe After Effects

Grampian Furnishers

grampianfurnishers.com

I have just finished the redesign of the Grampian Furnishers ecommerce website giving it a brand new look to reflect the stores new branding and style and making it far more user-friendly. I have also been working on the sites SEO by improving the way products are viewed by both the Bing and Google search engines by way of physical descriptions of products on the website and using webmaster tools supplied by both search engines. It has been an enjoyable project and I am currently working on their new mobile look to allow the site to be even more appealing to both current and future customers.

skills used: E-Commerce, Html, CSS, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, PHP, SEO

Nic Houldsworth Landscape and Fencing

nichouldsworth.com

Nic Houldsworth was looking for a brand new look website to go with his new logo and company branding in general, I worked on several design concepts which were presented to the client and he straight away chose the metro style design as it was completely different to anything he had seen before. The website is cross browser and cross device compatible build using a fluid layout. I also incorporated a content management system to allow him to update the website on a regular basis. I also edited several videos for the client creating time lapse videos showing off his work to potential customers.

skills used: Html, Photoshop, PHP, CMS, SEO, Video, Illustrator, Video Production

Work Flexibility

Location flexibility

Within Lossiemouth.
Within Moray.
Within United Kingdom.
Would temporarily relocate.
Can telecommute.

Length of contract

Days.
Weeks.
Months.
Years.