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Noel Barnes

Creative Director - Renewables

Can work in or around Bridport

  • 50.7337
  • -2.759
  • Suggested rate €489 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1 hour
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This freelancer will be available again on 4/6/2023

Until 4/6/2023

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Noel's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

Bridport, United Kingdom
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Bridport and 50km


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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • French



Skills (30)

Noel in a few words

Crafting authentic, meaningful connections between brands and their customers for over 15 years. I’m an award-winning, results-driven, 360-degree storyteller and in-house Creative Director. With time-tested business, relationship, and team-building experience, I guide creative teams to use core strengths to uncover durable and impactful design solutions.


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Some fascinating recent, brand architecture work in partnership with Liquid Agency to help craft a vision for the evolution of the Maxeon global brand.

Maxeon Solar Technologies

Creative Director

December 2019 - January 2021 (1 year and 1 month)

Maxeon Solar Technologies is a global leader in solar innovation. Built from 35 years of boundary-pushing solar DNA, Maxeon was launched in 2020 as an independent company following its spin-off from US-based SunPower Corporation. I acted as creative director for Maxeon, working under a Transition Services Agreement (TSA). I was focused on the launch/spin-off of the new solar manufacturing brand in over 100 countries.

SunPower Corporation

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November 2015 - December 2019 (4 years and 1 month)

SunPower Technologies represents a division of SunPower Corporation that is focused on global solar markets outside the US and Canada and all SunPower manufacturing facilities worldwide. As Creative Director, my role is to set and guide an aesthetic vision for all brand and marketing touchpoints, from customer case study video and photography assets to localized tradeshow events, along with digital as well as traditional sales materials. I am responsible for the design management of internal and external resources and creative vendors globally.

SunPower Corporation

Creative Director

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March 2018 - November 2018 (8 months)

In-house creative director supporting global marketing and brand management. Particular focus on North America Residential and Commercial business. Day-to-day responsibilities included; global product launches, product sub-branding, digital channel sales-enablement tools, social media campaigns, enterprise customer case studies, extensive photography and video content creation and events. Small but mighty team of copywriters, designers, art directors and project managers.


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