Andy Magee

Andy Magee – Designer

Experienced, creative and versatile book designer, I provide cover and text designs. Clients include Macmillan, Pearson, OUP and Scholastic


Hi I’m Andy, I’m a graphic designer, with over 15 years experience in book design.

I've spent many years working as a designer for trade, educational, science, medical and academic publishers. I’ve been freelance since May 2006, designing book covers and text designs for companies such as Oxford University Press, Wiley-Blackwell, Macmillan, Pearson, Taylor & Francis, Radcliffe Medical and Scholastic. As well as publishing, I also design company logos / brands, websites, marketing material, social media advertising and record covers.

I can produce cover and text designs to a tight deadline and always within budget. I like to work closely with authors in order to bring their projects to life.

I've produced covers for a vast array of subjects over the years, such as Psychology, Healthcare, Medical & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Engineering & Architecture, Children’s books & ELT, History, Philosophy, Technology, Culture and Politics.

I look forward to working with you soon!

Contemporary Fiction Plays & Screenplays
Education & Reference ELT Life Sciences Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry Philosophy Psychology
  • BA (Hons) Communication Design

Work experience


Jun, 2006 — Present

I have worked as a freelance designer providing creative services to publishers, agencies and authors since 2006. I have worked on a wide variety of design projects in printed and digital formats, from traditional book design to website design and development. Clients have included Oxford University Press, Macmillan Education, Pearson Education, BBC Bitesize, Scholastic and York Press.

I work from my home studio in Oxfordshire UK and have also provided on-site support to design studios and in-house design departments.


May, 2003 — May, 2006 (about 3 years)

In this creative and challenging role I was responsible for the design and management of a large international publishing program. I was involved in the planning from concept through to completion of a range of publications and contributed to brand development of several key products. The position required strong design and typography skills, an exceptional eye for detail, plus strong organizational and project management skills to coordinate and commission external designers, artists, and photographers.


Andy has 11 reviews





Frederick S.

Frederick S.

Sep, 2023

Andy does a spectacular job. He is prompt and was ahead on every deadline. His graphics are eye catching and beautifully done. I have enjoyed working with him and look forward to working with him in the future.
Frederick S.

Frederick S.

Aug, 2023

Andy created the perfect book cover. His designs are attention grabbing. He is very easy to work with and very responsive to suggestions. I could not be more pleased. Thank you
Andy M.
Thank you, Frederick, it's been a pleasure working with you.
John P.

John P.

Jun, 2023

I loved working with Andy. He was responsive, helpful, patient and willing to ideate with me via video call and over the phone. I made many more little requests for changes and modification than I meant and Andy never complained once even with a full plate. He's very talented. l loved how my book cover turned out. I highly recommend him.
Andy M.
Thank you John – it's been a real pleasure working with you. Good luck with the book!
Mitchell G.

Mitchell G.

Jun, 2023

Andy is FANTASTIC! I worked with him on the interior design for what is, quite frankly, a behemoth of an LSAT Test Prep book. Andy was professional, flexible, and above all, brilliant. His designs reignited my love for my project. I plan to work with him on typesetting, and cannot wait to see the product he creates. 5 out of 5; 100 out of 100; however you want to grade him, Andy is the best of ...
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Andy M.
Thank you Mitchell! it's been a pleasure working with you. Looking forward to the next stage of the project.
Bill C.

Bill C.

May, 2023

As an author of two business and finance books in 2023, 1000 pages in total, I found Andy Magee, the consummate professional. The quality and consistency of his cover designs, layout, and typography resulted in easily read and visually pleasing texts. Andy’s work is world-class.

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