Graphic Designer

Brand Development, Web Design & Creative Direction 

Julie Bateman is available as a freelance part of your team, on a per-project basis or with a monthly retainer system for ongoing projects. 

Julie and the team at Bateman Design Group deliver first-class marketing material for less than you think by operating as a full service creative company that meets the unique requirements of its clients through customized freelance teams. 



Skills and Qualifications

  • Motivated, dynamic, results-oriented professional committed to excellence

  • Strong creative and design background

  • Current art director of On The Tee magazine which is published twice per year

  • Able to meet multiple tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities

  • Mac environment - expertise in OS X and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Listen, learn and adapt quickly to a client’s needs

  • Experienced in print production, sourcing vendors and directing photographers, illustrators and other content developers as needed


Employment Experience


Graphic Designer & Creative Director, Bateman Design Group (September 2003 - Present)

  • Design and development of print collateral, corporate identities, direct mail and displays for clients

  • Visually appealing yet effective website design and development

  • Creative direction and design of On the Tee, Bay Area Golfing, and RAW magazines 

  • Comprehensive understanding of the internet, FTP and print processes

  • Avalable to work independantly or as a freelance part of your marketing team


Part-time Faculty, Georgian College (January 2011 - April 2012)

  • Digital Photography course in the Website Animation and Design Program 

  • Advertising course in the Business Program 

  • Design Fundamentals course in the Art Fundamentals Program

  • Professional Development Teaching Practice Credential 


Website Developer, Doing it in T.O. (February 2003 - February 2005)

  • Development of a strategic online presence for Doing it in T.O. : The Ultimate Girl’s Guide to Toronto

  • Content creation, concept and brand development, online marketing, copy writing, website design

  • Developed online and print campaign to attract new visitors and promote new content

  • Use on-line and offline communication tools to develop relationships with current and

  • prospective clients such as email newsletters, co-branded contests and direct mail postcards


Graphic Artist, CADDGraphics (August 1998 - September 2003)

  • Became part owner of company after one year of employment

  • Designed, developed and promoted a new e-commerce online art gallery and resource

  • centre to promote new printing technology appealing to artists

  • Business plan and brand development including all sales material, price lists, web site, newspaper and magazine ads, in store displays, trade show displays, banners, press releases


Photographer/Assistant, Freelance (1994 - 1998)

  • Photographing people and events for various trade publications and magazines (35mm, 2 1/4, and 4x5 formats), developing and printing film and photos

  • Assisting commercial photographers


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  Julie Bateman - Freelance Graphic Designer

Founder & Creative Director
Julie Bateman

Julie Bateman is a professional graphic designer and the founder of Bateman Design Group, a boutique creative agency in Barrie, Ontario. Julie has over 15 years of design and business experience, and has taught courses in Digital Photography, Design Fundamentals and Advertising at Georgian College. Samples of her work have been published in 'Basic Logos' by Index Books and 'Graphically Speaking: A Visual Lexicon for Achieving Better Designer-Client Communication' by Lisa Buchanan.

is also known as Annie Asskicker #90. She joined Barrie's First Flat Track Roller Derby League— the South Simcoe Rebel Rollers —in 2014. As well as being an active skater, she volunteers her time designing marketing materials as part of the the PR committee, and is currently acting as secretary on the Board of Directors.



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