Marketing Mechanix is a dynamic collective enterprise of three senior independent creatives and technical specialists who have recognised the need to provide highly effective supporting services in a cohesive, comprehensive way – whilst removing the commitments of employment – working remotely on a contract, project or adhoc way to provide the support you need – when you need it. Something our clients really appreciate in our economic climate.

We work alongside marketers at senior level, design teams and packaging specialists, providing a tailored team or individual with established reputations in strategy, creative, design and artworking, copywriting, as well as front & back-end web development.

We work with businesses across the UK, and further afield, who appreciate dealing with seasoned professionals who know how to get to a result quickly, with attention to detail, and who dovetail extremely effectively together due to years of experience with each other.


with proven abilities to translate strategies and plans into action – individually or collectively…

We’ve been creating, producing and managing brand marketing projects for more than 25 years. In that time, we have acquired a deep understanding of what it takes to create successful communications which your business will benefit from.

Using our team of experienced individual specialists as your out-sourced creative partners, integrated into your project management & brand umbrella, you can effectively add value overnight without the risks and costs normally associated with such business growth.

Leaving you to concentrate on what you do best.


  • Now very much a strategic partner to our business who we trust implicitly to shape our brand & guide our overall marketing strategy.

    Paul Stewart Delicious Desserts
  • Very creative with a real sense of the business world and the challenges faced, and what we have been trying to achieve with our clients. Listens well to help develop a concept and take this forward into the design and delivery stage.

    Corporate Elevation Angela Mulvie
  • Retained by FuelTone to develop the brand and company image and additionally designed our website and company literature. The work done was first class and they very quickly understood our business, developing a corporate identity that captured our values and ethos.

    Charlene O’Connor FuelTone
  • Rodger is one of life's true experts, a hugely knowledgeable, reliable and inspirational creative talent.

    Shirley Henderson Pentagon
  • The team quickly understood our business and developed a corporate identity that captured our values and ethos. They delivered on the project - including re-design of our website, company literature through to stationery and slide decks - on time and to a high standard of work.

    Jaymin Amin Ingenza
  • Rodger is easy to work with, understands our business and brings creative and innovative ideas to everything he works on.

    Ken Mackay Axis
  • A great attitude towards clients taking crumbs of an idea and turning it into a comprehensive and creative solution where expectations are always exceeded.

    Kenneth McCrae Newmark
  • A great feature is the ability to listen to and understand the customer's need and convert that into a positive business tool through their creative skills.

    Kevin Moore Business Therapies

Brands we have created

As your virtual

design studio

We don’t have the overheads or expenses which build cost and you’ll have on hand all of the services our collective can deliver – WHEN you need them.



From naming & identity – product or corporate – to market launch & beyond, we like nothing more than to guide a brand to market success with passion and drive.


Even the best strategies are meaningless if not executed in a way that engages hearts & minds. Our focus is on helping to unlock a brands potential and achieving objectives through creativity.


Thinking conceptually we can integrate material as diverse as advance publicity – online or off – to 3D space planning and campaigns which will reach out to audiences and be heard among all of the chatter people are bombarded with.


We embraced digital technology at the outset and our knowledge of design & function has been developed over more than a decade of web & interactive media. to deliver results online; offline; on demand.

Meet the



David Barnes
Senior Designer

David studied ‘Multimedia Visualisation with Product & Graphic Design’ at Glasgow Caledonian University as well as ‘Graphic Design’ at The Metropolitan College in Glasgow. This set him up with all the requisite design credentials, founded on a keen eye for creativity and typography, with tireless abilities in problem-solving.

Since then he has gained twelve years studio experience working with Designwrx in their South Lanarkshire-based studio as well as freelancing with Offshoot Design and Studio Asura from their studios in Glasgow. 

His skills have complemented and strengthened the images and communication work of blue-chip clients including UEFA, Tennent’s, Whole Foods Market and Thermo Fisher Scientific alongside diverse established companies and organisations across the UK including National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Opera, Scottish Power and Forth Wines.


Croy Thomson

Having studied at Glasgow School of Art, Croy graduated through various creative agencies to become Head of Copy at Ogilvy & Mather, Glasgow for more than a decade. Highly creative, Croys writing and editing skills aim to add value to the product, service or event being publicised. He believes that concise, relevant copy can help not only sell and promote the specific subject but also enhance the brand.

He also had the unusual record early in his career of having won Punch’s cartoon caption contest more than any other entrant!


Rodger Barnes
Brand Strategist

Rodger Barnes is an experienced multi-disciplined designer with an eye for detail and a creative flair that focuses on making design work and adding value to each and every project.

Having studied at Glasgow School of Art, and developed very rounded experience with a handful of leading agencies and creative studios, over the past 3 decades he has enjoyed working with a diverse client base in a multitude of sectors from Food Service to BioScience across the UK and as far afield as San Francisco. Building brands through creative strategies is what makes him tick.


Principal contact: Rodger Barnes, Brand Director
By phone: +44 (0)7710 434 083
By email:

Based in West of Scotland.
Working internationally.

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