Eileen Savage

Eileen Savage - Designer Tick

Brooklyn, NY, United States

A professional book designer in children's publishing.

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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.

Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
DIY & Crafts
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Romance
Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • BFA Communications Design, Syracuse University

Work experience

Senior Designer

Penguin Random House
August, 2016 – Present (over 2 years)

Designer

Macmillan Publishers
December, 2014 – July, 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.

Junior Designer

Penguin Random House
September, 2011 – December, 2014 (over 3 years)

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

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Love

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 near the foot of your bed and the sound of their voices is love....A cab driver plays love softly on his radiowhile you bounce in back wit... read more

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 near the foot of your bed and the sound of their voices is love....A cab driver plays love softly on his radiowhile you bounce in back wit... read more

Les & Ronnie Step Out

Andrew Kolb

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 come in twos, so they need to step out together. But Les and Ronnie often find it hard to cooperate. Les likes having a clean sock and bein... 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 come in twos, so they need to step out together. But Les and Ronnie often find it hard to cooperate. Les likes having a clean sock and bein... read more

The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics

Daniel James Brown

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 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the ... 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 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the ... read more

Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cure

Ann M. Martin, Annie Parnell

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 that like her great-aunt, Missy Piggle-Wiggle has inventive cures for all sorts of childhood (mis)behavior: The Whatever Cure and the Ju... read more

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 that like her great-aunt, Missy Piggle-Wiggle has inventive cures for all sorts of childhood (mis)behavior: The Whatever Cure and the Ju... read more

The Tell-Tale Start (The Misadventures of Edgar & Allan Poe)

Gordon McAlpine

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, Roderick Usher, is kidnapped and transported to the Midwest, Edgar and Allan convince their guardians that it's time for a road trip. Along th... 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, Roderick Usher, is kidnapped and transported to the Midwest, Edgar and Allan convince their guardians that it's time for a road trip. Along th... read more

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Melissa Yap-Stewart

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.

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Melissa Yap-Stewart, September 2018


Peter Black

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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Peter Black, March 2018

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