Utam Bartholomew is a purposeful entrepreneur who believes in taking the hard way today so you can enjoy the soft way tomorrow.
He was born and raised in Obudu, a local government of Cross River State, Nigeria on the 30th of June 2001. He is from a family of 6 children.
He did his primary and secondary education in Obudu after which he proceeded to the prestigious University of Calabar for his first degree in public administration. His Academic performance has generally been above average.
Utam seeing the need to pen down his feelings and emotions became passionate about writing poems, he wrote his very first poem in 2016. Being a young man who loves his works looking presentable, attractive, and topnotch, he started designing his poetry works and through this came to love graphic designing.
He officially started his Graphics journey in March 2020 during the pandemic. There was no school or activities (lockdown) and he didn’t want this opportunity to pass him by, this prompted him to take a paid class and since then he’s been perfecting. He is also a professional writer and Direct Response Copywriter.
Knowing the great advantages of the internet and being curious about better ways to do things, he got to know of Upwork, at first it was difficult decoding it on his own but being a fast learner he was able to get his first job to design a logo for $5 and it was successfully delivered. This Job came in the same month of March, a short while after he identified with Upwork as a Freelancer.
He is passionate about helping brands and business owners communicate and sell more through visuals, this prompted him to learn copywriting from a paid class to enable him to reach the right audience and needs his skill and help them grow. He believes in the growth of small businesses.
He is currently working with a foundation (Impactfield Global Youth Initiatives), where he is a volunteer, he has been working with them since the beginning of 2021. He is also a Freelancer on Upwork.
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