Eileen Savage

Eileen Savage – Designer

A professional book designer in children's publishing.


I'm a designer working primarily on picture books, middle grade novels, and young adult novels. I design both covers and interiors, and love a good middle-grade adventure or contemporary YA.
Biographies & Memoirs Children’s Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts
Fantasy Historical Fiction Middle Grade Picture Books Romance Young Adult
  • BFA Communications Design, Syracuse University

Work experience

Penguin Random House

Aug, 2016 — Present

Macmillan Publishers

Dec, 2014 — Jul, 2016 (over 1 year)

Interior and jacket design for trade hardcover picture books, middle-grade and young adult novels, educational non-fiction and non-fiction activity books. Oversees all stages of book production, from concept to color correction. Works closely with the Art Director, editorial and production teams.

Penguin Random House

Sep, 2011 — Dec, 2014 (over 3 years)

Designed trade hardcover picture books, middle grade and young adult novels. Assisted the art department.


Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has gone away unexpectedly and left her niece, Missy Piggle-Wiggle, in charge of the Upside-Down House and the beloved animals who live there: Lester the pig, Wag the dog, and Penelope the parrot, among others. Families in town soon realize ... read more
The #1 New York Times bestseller about the Greatest Generation freshly adapted for the next generation. For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1... read more
Meet a left and right foot who are a pair of complete opposites! Full of clever, giggle-inducing details, this lively odd-couple tale celebrates what makes us all unique, as well as the power of friendship to bring us together despite our differences. Feet com... read more

Matt de la Peña

From Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña and bestselling illustrator Loren Long comes a story about the strongest bond there is and the diverse and powerful ways it connects us all."In the beginning there is light and two wide-eyed figures standing ne... read more
Meet Edgar and Allan Poe -- twelve-year-old identical twins, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of Edgar Allan Poe. They look and act so much alike that they're almost one mischievous, prank-playing boy in two bodies. When their beloved black cat, Roderi... read more

Eileen has 3 reviews





Karen M.

Karen M.

Sep, 2019

Eileen is a skilled and talented professional, and her work is amazing. She did a fabulous job designing both the cover and interior of my book. She was wonderful to work with!
Melissa Y.

Melissa Y.

Sep, 2018

Eileen is a dream to work with! I was so very lucky to have her design my book! She understood my book and its needs better than I did and deftly shepherded everything from concepts to final printing files. Her skill and command of all things design-related know no bounds.
Peter B.

Peter B.

Mar, 2018

Eileen was a pleasure to work with and the result was excellent! She followed my brief and added creativity and impact. Also, responsive, professional and timely. I am extremely pleased with my cover!

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