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Elisabeth Lariviere

Elisabeth Lariviere - Designer

Providence, RI, United States

I'm a creative professional with 8 years experience working as a book cover and interior designer in the publishing industry!

Overview

I'm a book designer with 8 years experience in the publishing industry. Aside from book covers and interior design/layout, I also have experience with photoshoots, art direction, styling, planning, and production; beauty photography; image editing/manipulation; handlettering and illustration. My artistic skills don't stop here, and I love to incorporate my artistic talent whenever possible.

I have worked on book topics ranging everywhere from novels to business to humor to cookbooks to craft books.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Adventure Comics & Graphic Novels Crime & Mystery Humor & Comedy Inspirational Literature Short Story Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Calendars Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits DIY & Crafts Economics Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • BFA in Graphic Design/Letterform

Work experience

Design Manager

F+W Media, Inc.

September, 2015 – Present (about 1 year)

I manage an in-house team of 4 designers, giving art direction and feedback to my in-house design team and freelance designers, illustrators, and photographers. Other responsibilities include: Manage project schedules and assignments. Develop 4-color cover and complex interior designs. Create ads and marketing materials. Create mood boards and style guides to give direction to designers and photographers. Plan, direct, and style 5–10 photo shoots per year. Photograph projects.

Senior Designer

Adams Media

June, 2015 – September, 2015 (4 months)

Developed layouts of 1-, 2-, and 4-color books and other products, and 4-color print and eBook cover designs. Trained employees on book design and layout. Worked with a large team of manager, editors, marketers, etc. Worked on in-house photo shoots, including art direction, set-up, styling, and photography. Created illustrations and other art for books, contributing to reducing company expenses. Built a small in-house studio for the design team, which is still growing and is used on a weekly basis. Some noted work: Exotic Table and This Is Why You’re Single.

Associate Designer

Adams Media

April, 2011 – June, 2015 (about 4 years)

Developed layouts of 1-, 2-, and 4-color books and other products, and 4-color print and eBook cover designs. Trained employees on book design and layout. Worked with a large team of manager, editors, marketers, etc. Worked on in-house photo shoots, including art direction, set-up, styling, and photography. Created illustrations and other art for books, contributing to reducing company expenses. Built a small in-house studio for the design team, which is still growing and is used on a weekly basis. Some noted work: Exotic Table and This Is Why You’re Single.

Book Layout Designer

Adams Media

August, 2008 – April, 2011 (over 2 years)

Developed layouts of 1-, 2-, and 4-color books and other products, and 4-color print and eBook cover designs. Trained employees on book design and layout. Worked with a large team of manager, editors, marketers, etc. Worked on in-house photo shoots, including art direction, set-up, styling, and photography. Created illustrations and other art for books, contributing to reducing company expenses. Built a small in-house studio for the design team, which is still growing and is used on a weekly basis. Some noted work: Exotic Table and This Is Why You’re Single.

Graphic Designer

Shotgunflat Creative Agency

February, 2008 – September, 2008 (8 months)

Created website designs for clients. Worked on print projects and web banners and ads. Edited product photos for eCommerce sites.

Screenprinting Pre-Press Tech

League Collegiate

September, 2007 – February, 2008 (5 months)

Hand-mixed inks using a PANTONE Formula Guide. Printed and pulled existing designs, burned and prepared screens for the screenprinters.

Head of Design

Campus Design at UMass Dartmouth

May, 2006 – May, 2007 (about 1 year)

Worked with student organizations, faculty, and staff to design flyers, banners, brochures, and many other products on a daily basis. Managed team of 5 students.

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Make Your Own Manga: Create Your Own Original Anime Stories and Manga Comics!

Action-packed anime stories written by you!What's behind those big, bright eyes? Why is the student attacking the master? What's inside that box? That's up to you to decide!Featuring fifteen fully illustrated stories from five acclaimed artists, Make Your Own Manga will inspire you to inject your own imagination into the dialogue of each comic. A simple flip of the page and you'll find that ea... read more

Action-packed anime stories written by you!What's behind those big, bright eyes? Why is the student attacking the master? What's inside that box? That's up to you to decide!Featuring fifteen fully illustrated stories from five acclaimed artists, Make Your Own Manga will inspire you to inject your own imagination into the dialogue of each comic. A simple flip of the page and you'll find that ea... read more

The Book of Wine: An Introduction to Choosing, Serving, and Drinking the Best Wines

Jackson Meyer

A full-bodied exploration of wine!The lush, earthy taste of Malbec. The rich, spicy scent of Shiraz. The crisp, refreshing bubbles in Prosecco. What's the secret to pouring the perfect glass of wine? The Book of Wine opens the door to the delightfully complex world of wine. Each page encourages you to expand your knowledge as you explore different varieties and further develop your palate. Fro... read more

A full-bodied exploration of wine!The lush, earthy taste of Malbec. The rich, spicy scent of Shiraz. The crisp, refreshing bubbles in Prosecco. What's the secret to pouring the perfect glass of wine? The Book of Wine opens the door to the delightfully complex world of wine. Each page encourages you to expand your knowledge as you explore different varieties and further develop your palate. Fro... read more

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory--More Than 150 Magical Recipes for Muggles and Wizards (Unofficial Cookbook)

Dinah Buchotz

With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffi Pie. With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories, such as: Treacle Tart, Harry's favorite dessert Molly's Meat Pies, Mrs. Weasley's classic dish Kreacher's French Onion Soup Pumpkin Pasties, a staple on... read more

With this cookbook, dining a la Hogwarts is as easy as Banoffi Pie. With more than 150 easy-to-make recipes, tips, and techniques, you can indulge in spellbindingly delicious meals drawn straight from the pages of your favorite Potter stories, such as: Treacle Tart, Harry's favorite dessert Molly's Meat Pies, Mrs. Weasley's classic dish Kreacher's French Onion Soup Pumpkin Pasties, a staple on... read more

Exotic Table: Flavors, inspiration, and recipes from around the world--to your kitchen

Aliya LeeKong

Extraordinary global creations from the chef of Michelin-starred Junoon!Aliya LeeKong, one of New York City's top culinary innovators, has traveled the world to fulfill her passion to translate global flavors into accessible, delicious meals for you to cook at home. In this book, she transports you to faraway lands with more than 100 recipes inspired by both familiar and traditional Western re... read more

Extraordinary global creations from the chef of Michelin-starred Junoon!Aliya LeeKong, one of New York City's top culinary innovators, has traveled the world to fulfill her passion to translate global flavors into accessible, delicious meals for you to cook at home. In this book, she transports you to faraway lands with more than 100 recipes inspired by both familiar and traditional Western re... read more

This Is Why You're Single

Laura Lane, Angela Spera

Whether you're falling for that man child for the fifty-seventh time or text messaging your way to stalker status, dating can make you want to find a nice roomy hermitage on Airbnb and live a solitary, monk-like life.Luckily, that frustration ends now.This Is Why You're Single breaks away from your typical dating guide by taking a page from Aesop's playbook with hilarious modern-day dating fab... read more

Whether you're falling for that man child for the fifty-seventh time or text messaging your way to stalker status, dating can make you want to find a nice roomy hermitage on Airbnb and live a solitary, monk-like life.Luckily, that frustration ends now.This Is Why You're Single breaks away from your typical dating guide by taking a page from Aesop's playbook with hilarious modern-day dating fab... read more

Devotional Art: A Collection of 45 Frameable & Inspirational Bible Verses

Adams Media

Your favorite Bible quotes, illustrated and ready to frame!For with God, nothing shall be impossible. (Luke 1:37)Filled with the Lord's extraordinary prayers and teachings, Devotional Art is a beautiful reminder that He is always there to guide you. Each stunning print includes an uplifting passage from the Bible that will touch your heart as you spread His word throughout your space. His powe... read more

Your favorite Bible quotes, illustrated and ready to frame!For with God, nothing shall be impossible. (Luke 1:37)Filled with the Lord's extraordinary prayers and teachings, Devotional Art is a beautiful reminder that He is always there to guide you. Each stunning print includes an uplifting passage from the Bible that will touch your heart as you spread His word throughout your space. His powe... read more

Keep Calm and Shut the F*ck Up: A Collection of 45+ Frameable & Totally Relatable Art Prints

Adams Media

When life gives you lemons, add vodka.Do you speak fluent sarcasm? Do you believe that there are no stupid questions, only stupid people? Then let your snarky side out with Keep Calm and Shut the F*ck Up! Featuring 45 frameable prints, each page is loaded with attitude and brazen quotes that liven up your space. So forget about printing out photos or relying on those tired movie posters to sho... read more

When life gives you lemons, add vodka.Do you speak fluent sarcasm? Do you believe that there are no stupid questions, only stupid people? Then let your snarky side out with Keep Calm and Shut the F*ck Up! Featuring 45 frameable prints, each page is loaded with attitude and brazen quotes that liven up your space. So forget about printing out photos or relying on those tired movie posters to sho... read more

Now I Know: The Revealing Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts

Dan Lewis

Did you know that there are actually 27 letters in the alphabet, or that the U.S. had a plan to invade Canada? And what actually happened to the flags left on the moon? Even if you think you have a handle on all things trivia, you're guaranteed a big surprise with Now I Know. From uncovering what happens to lost luggage to New York City's plan to crack down on crime by banning pinball, this bo... read more

Did you know that there are actually 27 letters in the alphabet, or that the U.S. had a plan to invade Canada? And what actually happened to the flags left on the moon? Even if you think you have a handle on all things trivia, you're guaranteed a big surprise with Now I Know. From uncovering what happens to lost luggage to New York City's plan to crack down on crime by banning pinball, this bo... read more

The Trustafarian Handbook: A Field Guide to the Neo-Hippie Lifestyle - Funded by Mom and Dad

Brian Griffin

For years, a moldy slice of the upper crust has been slumming it in disguise. Sitting on stoops, smoking up, and trying to blend in with the common broke folk by wearing worn-out jeans (though really stylishly distressed), drinking PBR (even though the family owns a vineyard), and not paying rent (that’s what parents are for). Meet the Trustafarian counter-counter-culture.These young men and w... read more

For years, a moldy slice of the upper crust has been slumming it in disguise. Sitting on stoops, smoking up, and trying to blend in with the common broke folk by wearing worn-out jeans (though really stylishly distressed), drinking PBR (even though the family owns a vineyard), and not paying rent (that’s what parents are for). Meet the Trustafarian counter-counter-culture.These young men and w... read more

A Hard And Heavy Thing

Matthew J. Hefti

Contemplating suicide after nearly a decade at war, Levi sits down to write a note to his best friend Nick, explaining why things have to come to this inevitable end. Years earlier, Levi--a sergeant in the army--made a tragic choice that led his team into ambush, leaving three soldiers dead and two badly injured. During the attack, Levi risked death to save a badly burned and disfigured Nick. ... read more

Contemplating suicide after nearly a decade at war, Levi sits down to write a note to his best friend Nick, explaining why things have to come to this inevitable end. Years earlier, Levi--a sergeant in the army--made a tragic choice that led his team into ambush, leaving three soldiers dead and two badly injured. During the attack, Levi risked death to save a badly burned and disfigured Nick. ... read more

My Selfie Journal: A #Nofilter Look at Your Life

Brock Sanders

Me, my selfie, and IGoing on vacation? Wearing a cute outfit? Just ate the best lunch ever? Now, you can document every aspect of your life in print! Filled with fun photo captions to help inspire your next shot, My Selfie Journal encourages you to get in front of the lens, capture the moment, and display your all-time favorite pics within its pages. Whether you're stuck at the airport (#sadfa... read more

Me, my selfie, and IGoing on vacation? Wearing a cute outfit? Just ate the best lunch ever? Now, you can document every aspect of your life in print! Filled with fun photo captions to help inspire your next shot, My Selfie Journal encourages you to get in front of the lens, capture the moment, and display your all-time favorite pics within its pages. Whether you're stuck at the airport (#sadfa... read more

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