Graphic designer Andy Pink from Merseyside is up for a nationwide award after providing a fledgling enterprise his experience freed from cost throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Tony McDonough stories
A Merseyside graphic designer who reached out to assist a fledgling enterprise throughout the pandemic has been shortlisted for a nationwide award.
Liverpool-born Andy Pink, who now lives in Rainhill, is a finalist within the nationwide 2020 Yuno Juno Freelancer Awards. The awards often concentrate on excellence, nonetheless this 12 months it’s not solely concerning the nice work achieved, however extra importantly, about kindness.
Andy solely grew to become a freelancer full-time freelancer in August of this 12 months when he launched his web site Andy The Artistic. He’s on the shortlist together with 33 different creatives from throughout the UK.
The particular Covid-Version is honouring freelancers for acts of kindness from championing psychological well being and the Black Lives Matter motion to supporting frontline employees and fundraising for the NHS.
Andy himself has been nominated for; offering work freed from cost for struggling companies and start-ups. The Liverpool John Moores College graduate, who has been a graphic designer for six years, supplied a whole branding bundle for a Liverpool-based tech firm that was simply beginning out.
Understanding how troublesome it may be to create a enterprise at the perfect of occasions, Andy knew that in COVID-19, it might be a lot more durable. Supplying a full model bundle, pitch video and supporting supplies – completely freed from cost as a superb will gesture – the tech firm was raring to go with out the same old begin up prices.
He’s additionally helped different companies offering his providers at a really low value to maintain them afloat throughout this unsure time. Andy, who works with corporations resembling James Troop & Co Ltd, MyLegal, Artistic Peak and Superior Aesthetics.
He was nominated for the awards by his shoppers In Focus Consulting, HeselTech, VerifiiD and Owen Peters Pictures. They detailed their expertise working with Andy on branding and net design tasks, mentioning his unbelievable consideration to element and information of his craft.
Andy stated: “It’s unbelievable to be nominated for such a prestigious, nationwide award and the biggest of its type in my business. Serving to my shoppers obtain and exceed their objectives is, and at all times has been, on the forefront of my priorities.
“Successful Freelancer of the 12 months can be the icing on the cake of what’s been a tremendous first 12 months for each me and my shoppers, even throughout the pandemic.”