Christopher Estep

Christopher Estep - Designer

Fresno, CA, United States

Book designer, website designer, marketing consultant, dad to 3 beautiful dogs!

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Overview

I'm a freelance book and website designer. I've been working with type for over 20 years creating books and design layouts for CTB/McGraw-Hill, HBE Publishing, and others.

Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Self-help & Self-improvement
Fiction
Children's Picture Books
Fantasy
Literature
Poetry
Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • Certified Social Media Professional
  • Hootsuite Certified in Social Media
  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
July, 2015 – Present (over 3 years)

Senior Assessment Editor

CTB/McGraw-Hill
March, 2002 – December, 2015 (almost 14 years)

In my nearly 14 years at McGraw Hill Education, I worked with all facets of the development of assessment tests from proofreading in the beginning, through page layout of assessments, reports, and other ancillary materials, to my last position designing the assessment specifications and overseeing as development lead.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Pen the Tale, Oogie

Karen J Moore

The greatest Storyteller in the forest is about to go into hibernation. What will all the animals do without their nightly stories? Karen Moore has given us a wonderful tale of what it takes to create something original. With Doug Hansen's art to bring the characters to life, Oogie and Mr. Fox challenge the bounds of creativity and, in the process, perfectly illustrate the writer's most common... read more

The greatest Storyteller in the forest is about to go into hibernation. What will all the animals do without their nightly stories? Karen Moore has given us a wonderful tale of what it takes to create something original. With Doug Hansen's art to bring the characters to life, Oogie and Mr. Fox challenge the bounds of creativity and, in the process, perfectly illustrate the writer's most common... read more

Morning Star Horse

Margarita Engle

Award winning author Margarita Engle brings a tale of history mixed with a touch of fantasy. “When Mamacita chose to call me Estrellita, / it was her way of imagining a little bit / of starlight, deep down in that cavern / where only rare streaks of day or night / could reach—now, Lucero and I will be / Morning Star and Little Star, / a lit-from-within racing team!” A young girl stricken with ... read more

Award winning author Margarita Engle brings a tale of history mixed with a touch of fantasy. “When Mamacita chose to call me Estrellita, / it was her way of imagining a little bit / of starlight, deep down in that cavern / where only rare streaks of day or night / could reach—now, Lucero and I will be / Morning Star and Little Star, / a lit-from-within racing team!” A young girl stricken with ... read more

Breaking Bread with William Saroyan

Janice Stevens

In Breaking Bread with William Saroyan, Janice Stevens captures the essence of William Saroyan's love for his Armenian culture through excerpts of his written word and carefully selected authentic Armenian recipes. From George Mardikian's recipe book, Dinner at Omar Khayyam's, to the First Armenian Presbyterian Church cookbook, A Hundred Years and Still Cooking, Breaking Bread with William Sar... read more

In Breaking Bread with William Saroyan, Janice Stevens captures the essence of William Saroyan's love for his Armenian culture through excerpts of his written word and carefully selected authentic Armenian recipes. From George Mardikian's recipe book, Dinner at Omar Khayyam's, to the First Armenian Presbyterian Church cookbook, A Hundred Years and Still Cooking, Breaking Bread with William Sar... read more

The Power of Life Lessons: How to Learn Your Lessons and Create the Life You Want

Linda Gannaway

Do You Want to Take Your Life to the Next Level? Are you like many of us and have one or two problems in your life where you feel stuck? Or maybe you’re doing fairly well right now—but not great. Even if you’re already wildly successful, you can always take the next step to improve your life even more. Regardless of where you’re starting from, life lessons can make your life better. Much bette... read more

Do You Want to Take Your Life to the Next Level? Are you like many of us and have one or two problems in your life where you feel stuck? Or maybe you’re doing fairly well right now—but not great. Even if you’re already wildly successful, you can always take the next step to improve your life even more. Regardless of where you’re starting from, life lessons can make your life better. Much bette... read more

18: A Lands of Mother Novel

Jon Latham

The Earth is no longer. The Apocalypse is not what was expected and all life is transferred to a new existence, a new world. Mother. A living, feeling land, very much involved in the day to day lives of her citizens. The King hung his head as he watched his Queen's head tumble and roll. He felt suddenly filthy. His blade was covered with blood. He tried to think of the means to clean it in an ... read more

The Earth is no longer. The Apocalypse is not what was expected and all life is transferred to a new existence, a new world. Mother. A living, feeling land, very much involved in the day to day lives of her citizens. The King hung his head as he watched his Queen's head tumble and roll. He felt suddenly filthy. His blade was covered with blood. He tried to think of the means to clean it in an ... read more

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