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Andreas Michael Varnavides

Art Director @ AMV Studio

Self-employed

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Multi-disciplined art director, with over two decades of practical experience; working in various design-studios and pre-press environments, across a wide range of industry sectors.

Roles over the years have spanned the gamut of design positions; steadily ascending the ranks from junior/senior artworker, junior/mid-weight/senior designer, through to art director, in numerous locations across London, internationally, and remotely.

Current/Previous client list:
HIGH HATS, Audio Made Visual, PEACE TREE, Treeproduce, The National Trust, Martine Rose Menswear, DJ Volatile, Get Involved London, Soul II Streets Promotions, Rampage Sound, The Bernie Grant Trust, and Aruba Red, to name a few.

Since 2017, I have been in my current role as Art Director at AMV Studio, situated on the East-Essex Coast of England.

Services:
• creative direction
• art direction
• brand strategy


At AMV, the overall creative process framework remains the same, with the specific requirements of the project being adjusted accordingly, depending on the needs of the individual client and the project itself, which are unearthed during the discovery process.

If you would like any additional information, please get in touch.

Thank you for your interest.


Andreas

United Kingdom

Skills

Art Direction, Brand strategy, Branding, Brand development, Brand guidelines, Creative direction, Creative strategy

Work History

AMV Studio

Senior Art/Design Director
Director

Creating & developing heart-centric brands, strategically, from the ground up. Conceiving & building TREEPRODUCE e-commerce platform; created to incubate, develop & showcase new & established brands, who share the same vision of heart-centred creative output.

B2B Fashion eCommerce Education Media / Publishing
April 2017 – April 2021

Freelance Graphic Designer

Multi-disciplined art director, graphic designer, illustrator

Retail Media / Publishing Health & Beauty Fashion B2B
September 2007 – April 2017

Electoral Reform Services

Senior Artworker & Designer

October 2003 – August 2007

Recommendations

I am a menswear designer, and have worked collaboratively with Andreas for the past 8 years. Andreas has contributed enormously to my label, designing the labels and extensive screen prints that have been used throughout the collections. Not only is Andreas is a pleasure to work with, but he very skilled and practical and often offers excellent solutions to various creative problems that we might come across throughout the design process. Many of the designs that Andreas has designed for me are on going styles that I use again and again because they sell so well. I highly recommend Andreas Varnavides.

Martine Rose, Designer, Martine Rose Menswear

I worked with Andreas on the artwork for my Record release ‘Demos In Disguise’ in 2012/13 as well as on T-shirt designs and my artist’s logo which was featured during concerts in Thailand, across the UK as well as on stage at The Roundhouse, London. Andreas was the first graphic designer who I collaborated with that really took the time to understand the message of what I was trying to convey and who took the music into account. We would meet up and I would be asked questions that would then inspire the designs. I was able to be involved at every stage of the process which really made me feel connected to the artwork and extremely happy and proud of what was created. I would be more than happy to recommended Andreas for any individual or company looking for a professional and personalised design service and hope to able to work with Andreas again on more projects in the future.

Natasha Bruce, Singer/songwriter Aruba Red

I've worked with Andreas for nearly 10 years and I've always found him a pleasure to deal with, excellent at executing and providing ideas if you need them or at bringing life to your own. He has always delivered to brief in a timely and efficient manor and is always accommodating to the customers thoughts on briefs. I can't recommend his services highly enough.

Maurice Dennemont, Managing Director of Soul 2 Streets

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