Asya Blue

Asya Blue - Designer

New York, United States

Enthusiastic and creative designer with a passion for books and reading who would love to collaborate on your next great project.

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Overview

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I am an experienced graphic designer/art director who is also an avid reader. My love of books along with my passion for art and design makes for a winning combination when it comes to working on book projects. I also have a background in marketing as well as email and website design. Whether you need help with a small project or with a "bigger picture" approach, I can help. I am aways excited to take on new opportunities.
Languages
English
Fiction
Anthologies
Literature
Short Story
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Career Guides
Entertainment
Music

Awards

  • Bookbinders’ Guild of New York, Third Place Cover Design
  • Creativity, Book Jacket Design
  • The Educational Press Association of America
  • Parent's Choice Silver & Gold Awards
  • MarCom Award for Excellence in Marketing & Communication

Work experience

Creative Consultant/Art Director/Graphic Designer

Self-employed
August, 1995 – Present (almost 24 years)

• Highly experienced and knowledgeable Art Director. Managing, guiding, and directing print, digital, video, and social media projects from initial planning phases to final product.
• Extensive experience in hands-on graphic design with strong affinity towards typography.
• Additional expertise in working with branding and its application to a broad range of marketing materials.
• Strong organizational and communication skills, budget planning capabilities, able to juggle multiple projects
at once while staying on schedule, and keen attention to detail.
• Always motivated to stay on top of current design trends and latest technology.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Stealing Home: A Father, a Son, and the Road to the Perfect Game

Ron Seybold

Five Stars, Readers Favorite An epic ballpark road trip with his Little League son sends a dad onto a path to find his way to fatherhood perfection--and learn how his father's suicide traced a route to repeating his mistakes.The rarest outcome in sports is baseball's perfect game. One team does everything right, forcing the other to accomplish nothing. In 150 years of baseball, there have only... read more

Five Stars, Readers Favorite An epic ballpark road trip with his Little League son sends a dad onto a path to find his way to fatherhood perfection--and learn how his father's suicide traced a route to repeating his mistakes.The rarest outcome in sports is baseball's perfect game. One team does everything right, forcing the other to accomplish nothing. In 150 years of baseball, there have only... read more

I'll Know Me When I Find Me (A Jane Desmond Novel Book 1)

Helen J. Darling

Jane's in a rut. Can she dig herself out without burying her best friend?Jane Desmond feels like a failure. Sure, she has a good job and a roof over her head, but nothing else seems to ever go her way. Unwanted attention from an infatuated coworker and meddlesome matchmaking from her mother has her professional and social life in tatters. When her best friend Thea loses her job a few days afte... read more

Jane's in a rut. Can she dig herself out without burying her best friend?Jane Desmond feels like a failure. Sure, she has a good job and a roof over her head, but nothing else seems to ever go her way. Unwanted attention from an infatuated coworker and meddlesome matchmaking from her mother has her professional and social life in tatters. When her best friend Thea loses her job a few days afte... read more

Punishment Without Crime

Svetlana Grinberg, Arkady Grinberg

Based on true events, a story of a family experiencing the upheavals of the Russian society since the middle of the XIX century. Generations of the family are immersed in clashes between Russian nobles and serfs, Christians and Jews, Communists and ordinary people, Soviet oligarchy and all other citizens. Some family members succumb to the events, others survive, keeping the hope of the better... read more

Based on true events, a story of a family experiencing the upheavals of the Russian society since the middle of the XIX century. Generations of the family are immersed in clashes between Russian nobles and serfs, Christians and Jews, Communists and ordinary people, Soviet oligarchy and all other citizens. Some family members succumb to the events, others survive, keeping the hope of the better... read more

Looking Down Into the Madness: A Midlife Memoir

Andrew Hudgins

Andrew Hudgins needed to change his life. He was spiraling downward. After spending years caring for his father and his divorce that followed, he was determined to make a new man of himself. He describes the on-going care for his father and the effects his father's opioid problem had on him. Followed up very shortly by his divorce after being married for years. His desire to find a new life le... read more

Andrew Hudgins needed to change his life. He was spiraling downward. After spending years caring for his father and his divorce that followed, he was determined to make a new man of himself. He describes the on-going care for his father and the effects his father's opioid problem had on him. Followed up very shortly by his divorce after being married for years. His desire to find a new life le... read more

Love, Across The Divide

Krystal Ford

On the eve of the 2016 elections, young Republican Megan Thompson faces a once-in-a lifetime opportunity when her boss decides to groom her to run for his congressional seat in 2018. Ambitious and pragmatic, Megan is missing just one thing: a wealthy, well-connected trophy husband. So, when Megan moves from Florida to DC and lets the congressman broker a power match, she’s looking to get down ... read more

On the eve of the 2016 elections, young Republican Megan Thompson faces a once-in-a lifetime opportunity when her boss decides to groom her to run for his congressional seat in 2018. Ambitious and pragmatic, Megan is missing just one thing: a wealthy, well-connected trophy husband. So, when Megan moves from Florida to DC and lets the congressman broker a power match, she’s looking to get down ... read more

Asya has 9 reviews

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Thomas Calten
Asya was terrific to work with. Very responsive and easy to reach. We communicated as needed to get the formats nailed down, and with her artistic eye came up with a cover that exceeded my expectations. Her suggestions and options were very helpful. I would highly recommend her!

Thomas Calten, June 2019

Asya Blue
I can say the same! You had a clear idea of what you wanted to communicate with the cover as well as being open to my ideas. A true successful collaboration!

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Niyati Tamaskar
With Asya you won't go wrong! Asya is a creative and resourceful book cover designer. She generated a few different concepts for me and was always quick with the turn around. Asya was patient with all my changes and was always keen to help me achieve my vision for the book cover. She is a talented designer, I highly recommend corroborating with her.

Niyati Tamaskar, June 2019

Asya Blue
Thank you Niyati for your kind words. Knowing how personal your book is to you and how important this story may be for others to read, I'm so happy that I was able to realize your vision. It's a be...
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Lisette Niemand
I wish I could more than a five star rating, Asya went above and beyond to help me with the interior design as well as my book cover. She worked with my illustrations and sorted out many finicky details making my upload to IngramSpark and Amazon a really smooth and error free experience. I cannot thank her enough for all her time and patience, her great chapter heading ideas and perfect fonts. ...
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Lisette Niemand, May 2019

Asya Blue
I can't wait to see the final product. I know this was a huge effort on your part and I also appreciate the partnership as we made our way through the technical issues. Here's to the success of the...
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Dana Parker
REEDSY- It is my genuine pleasure to spend time sharing with you my overwhelming appreciation. The opportunity to collaborate with Asya Blue in an effort to complete my vision for STILL STANDING has been a synergistic experience. Asya’s ability to transcend a vision to an actual book from shared words is unmatched! Given my uncommon visual and organizational deficiencies I was touched by ...
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Dana Parker, May 2019

Asya Blue
Dana, It's amazing how the online world brings the right people together! I know how important and personal this project is for you and your trust in my abilities is truly appreciated. I'm so happy...
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Andrew Hudgins
It is a disctinct pleasure working with Asya Blue. She is professional and created a book cover far exceeding my expectations. He insights into what my readers want to see was intuitive and spot on. Thank you for your diligence and delivering the final prodcut on a tight deadline. She is awesome and amzing and well-worth 5 stars.

Andrew Hudgins, May 2019

Asya Blue
It was a pleasure to collaborate with you. Memoirs are slowly becoming some of my favorite projects to work on because the authors trust me with their personal stories. Being able to meet (and exce...
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