About

Scott Mackie Freelance Graphic Designer

Scott is a Senior Graphic Designer based in London. He currently provides design services to creative studios, individual professionals and businesses of all sizes.

With a portfolio based in both digital and print, he regularly works in-house at design agencies and studios. An integrated Senior Designer who create Emails, Websites, Brochures, Logos, Presentations and Branding.

Skills and Experience

Below is a list of key skills and design experience. For detailed CV and LinkedIn please scroll down to bottom of page.

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Website Design

Websites design skills from full site, landing pages, product and corporate pages. Designs for responsive layouts can do basic coding too.

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Email Design

Pixel perfect designs with small devices in mind, header concepts and strong CTA to help promote marketing messages. Optimized layouts.

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Editorial Design

Designs Brochures and Magazines from initial design stage to art-working for final print stage. Adding style sheets and master grid layouts.

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Branding Design

Create brand guidelines and design principles with working templates for other designers to use and with examples files included.

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Photoshop

Excellent website layout skills for full PSD with folders and nicely named layers. Obsessed with Smart objects and slices.

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InDesign

Print design layout tool that Scott has mastered and been using for over 15 years. Excellent knowledge of print production.

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Illustrator

Vector editing software Scott uses to make professional high quality logos, icons and infographics for both web and print.

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Acrobat

deliverables in crisp high definition or screen resolution. He can create PDFs that can be used either for print or for screen.

Employment History

After graduating in editorial design he began his career in publishing. Interests in magazine design landed him a Junior Designer role with Scorpio Multimedia (Telewest). Eventually freelancing on various customer and lifestyle titles with some of the UK’s best known publishers including: Rodale and Wardour.

Later he moved over to retail graphic design with OKA Direct a multi-channel retailer. Over eight years he developed new design skills in direct marketing and e-commerce as well as new interests in furniture and interior design. Starting as their in-house Graphic Designer he was then promoted to Senior Designer and Studio Manager.

Since leaving OKA he has created Mackie Design Company Ltd and regularly contracts for a variety of companies and clients. Including: Becurious, Redwood, iGaming Business, Sports Business, Electric Word PLC, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, TK Maxx, Monster.co.uk, Hasbro, T.M.Lewin, Soap & Glory, M&S, Tesco and Homebase.