Hi! My name is Nick Barnes and I am a designer and photographer based in Austin, TX.

I am a designer, photographer, art director and creative strategist currently pursuing a B.S. in Advertising at the University of Texas at Austin. I am also a part of the Texas Creative and Texas Media & Analytics sequences at UT, which are portfolio and media strategy programs respectively in the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations.

My experience involves working with Texas Football as a designer and photographer across 3 seasons, implementing analysis and developing unique design and photography to support set KPI goals. I am also a freelance designer and photographer, having opportunities to work with individuals and business both large and small, with the most notable working on set with Carrie Underwood.

Graphic Design

Certified in Photoshop CS6, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, XD, Premiere, After Effects


Skilled in DSLR use, lighting placement, retouching, batch editing, client management, creative direction

Social Media

Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics, Instagram Insights, SEO, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Hootsuite, FTP, Squarespace, WordPress, HTML, CSS

Syndicated Research

Nielsen, Kantar, Claritas, MSRI, ESRI, Statista, Mintel, Pew Research, DoubleClick/Atlas, Tableau

Texas Football РAug. 2017 РPresent 

Designer and Photographer

Freelance – 2015 – Present

Designer, Photographer, Strategist

Interim Chief Marketing Officer – Summer 2018

Top Tier Learning, Designer

University of Texas at Austin

Bachelors of Science in Advertising, Dean’s List

Minor in Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business.


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