About

Design for Print,  Digital Design, WordPress and more…

Whether you are a small business or a long-established company looking for a refresh, I have the experience to be able to fulfil your brief. From logos, leaflets, pull up banners, exhibition graphics, flyers and brochures, to brand guidelines and full rebrands. I have also designed and branded numerous WordPress websites for small businesses and charities and produced regular monthly digital newsletters and social media banners.

I have been a graphic designer for the past 27 years, working within and in conjunction with marketing and branding departments. I have worked in a wide range of industries; from online supermarkets, collectibles, exhibitions, events organising, the music industry and social media. I have worked in teams as big as 35 or as small as 3 and been both in-house and client-facing.

I started in print design in the late 1990’s and though it is still a favourite medium, the last few years have seen a steep rise in my digital output. I regularly use WordPress, Issuu and Mailchimp for online marketing campaigns and mailouts and have created countless web/social media banners, promotional reels and digital marketing assets.

Added to this broad range of experience, I have good relationships with a wide range of printers and suppliers, meaning I can offer you a full design service from start to finish. I use the full Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office for Business.

I have worked with Andy for a number of years now and I can safely say he has been fundamental in the success of my brand. Andy is utterly professional, imaginative and a great team member, always thinking outside the box. He is responsive to requests and fantastic in his communication. He turns all projects around efficiently and to a very high standard.

Over the years, Andy has established himself as my ‘right hand man’ for branding, graphic design & website needs. If he doesn’t know the answer he will always do his utmost to find out and get the job done. I couldn’t recommend him highly enough!

SUE COCKELL, suewherewhywhat.com

We’ve been working with Andy for some years now and he is absolutely our creative soundboard. Andy ensured from the start that he had a good understanding of our brand and always produces high quality, imaginative, distinctive and creative pieces for a wide range of projects from product labels to high end brochures. The process is always well managed with great communication throughout and deadlines met. He’s flexible and has been amazing at quick turnarounds too for those times when you urgently need something for a press release or urgent client requests.” 

“Always produces high quality, imaginative, distinctive and creative pieces for a wide range of projects”

REBECCA & QUENTIN, Partners, Conscious Skincare LLP

Working with Andy has been a delightful experience, he was able to fulfill our brief to an exceptional standard. Andy’s approach to working with clients is warm and he goes above an beyond to support clients creative vision. We have been complimented on our new look brand many times- we couldn’t be happier- and we are now using him again for other projects.”

ANNA BOUCHER SenTalk

Experienced, Friendly, Cost effective Graphic Design and artwork solutions for local businesses in and around Hertfordshire. We have worked with Andy on several projects. His response to our needs is both prompt and innovative. He provides good value and creativity in equal measure.” 

STEPHEN BEDFORD MA, DipM, FCIM, MCIPR Director UK Marketing Consultancy of the Year 2016, Finance Monthly M&A Awardswww.conical.co.uk

I have given 8e Creative a variety of different creative and design briefs over the past 7 years and they have never let me down. Andy is a pleasure to work with and the quality of work produced is always excellent.” 

DANIEL BOUCHER MD – Ampersand Education

“Andy is a consummate professional, who brings enthusiasm and flair to every job he works on. As he has an ongoing brief with our business, we sometimes need him to do batches of work at quite short notice, which he has never failed to deliver. He’s totally reliable and never lets us down.”

JORDAN THOMAS PRINCIPAL AGENT AT LONDON VOICEOVER

I asked Andy to come up with a concept for my new company logo, as I had had to change my company name. I really didn’t give him much to go on, but told him what I didn’t want. He came up with some great ideas which we developed. Not only has he a great eye for design, but is really easy to work with and develop ideas, and understands how design develops from initial concept.”

LYNNE MALKIN IT CONSULTANT/DATABASE AND WEBSITE DEVELOPER

I worked with Andy whilst I was a supplier for Ocado from 2006 – 2009, and we worked closely together, creating, designing and artworking various items and campaigns.”

“Andy, the Designer: Andy is first an foremost a great designer. Loyal and dependable, he is also highly creative, straight talking and gets down to business.

MICHAEL GREENLAND GREENLAND DESIGN STUDIO

I have worked with Andy on many occasions over the last few years and each time he has come up with fresh, new ideas. Deadlines are always realistic because he understands all the processes involved to reach the desired end result

Andy is a truly dedicated designer with a wicked sense of humour which is vital in this game but most of all, he is a wonderful person.”

ANDY HOWARD MANAGING DIRECTOR AT MCN PRINT MEDIA LTD

“In the four years I’ve known Andy, he’s worked on everything from branding to multiple variant DM to marketing comms to magazine design to internal comms to team management to art direction to…

Humble, sensitive, loyal and with a life outside the creative box, Andy is as far from your stereotypical brash, opinionated designer as it gets.”

MICHAEL STOREY HEAD OF CREATIVE AT OCADO

“Andy is very creative, experienced and a capable designer. His flare for print is exceptional and he always turns things around when needed with tight time-scales but no compromise on quality.”

Andy’s work for me has been great. He designed our first internal magazine and produced a slick, contemporary look that was engaging and aligned to our brand”

SERENA LYDON EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT & TALENT DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL

“I have the pleasure of working with Andy for the last 4 years. He is a fantastic and enthusiastic art director with a quick mind, he has the ability to adapt to any photo shoot that comes his way. He is a true professional.”

“I would highly recommend Andy to any future client.”

MARK LOOBY FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER

“Working for Andy over the past 3 years has been a pleasure and a privilege, he is one of the most creative individuals I know. He has a rare talent for letting you get on with what you know and then will work with you to create the perfect image.”

STEVE TEAGUE STEVE TEAGUE PHOTOGRAPHY

“I worked with Andy for just over three years. He was an inspiration to me and helped me greatly with certain aspects of my work. His attention to detail, creativity and brilliant art direction were what made him stand out.”

FRANCIS HEMMINGWAY HEAD OF COMMERCIAL & DIGITAL DESIGN AT GLOBAL RADIO