Horror Cover Design Services

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Kerry

Kerry

Seattle, WA, USA

With nearly 20 years' experience in publishing, I've helped usher numerous books from manuscript to final production.


Work experience:

  • Covered by Kerry

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Typography typography Book Interior Design book-interior-design

Genres: Classics, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction

Ryan

Ryan

Tulsa, OK, USA

Cover designer for over 50 Amazon bestsellers. If you are an indie author writing SciFi, Fantasy, Post-Apoc, or Thrillers, I'm your guy.


Work experience:

  • The Cover Designer
  • Group 360 Creative
  • ZOMM
  • U.S. Cellular

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design

Genres: Gaming & LitRPG, Fantasy, Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Epic Fantasy, Dystopian

Stewart

Stewart

Morgantown, WV, USA

Over 25 years in the biz. Art Direction, Graphic Design, Typography, Illustration, Project Management and a cat that sits on my keyboard.


Work experience:

  • Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
  • Sasquatch Books
  • Seattle Weekly
  • The Rocket
  • Stewart A. Williams Design

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration Typography typography Book Interior Design book-interior-design Production Management production-management

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Contemporary Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Nicole

Nicole

Chicago, IL, USA

Designer and Art Director with 10 years of industry experience, specializing in YA and Adult. Has worked on 15 New York Times bestsellers.


Work experience:

  • Sourcebooks
  • Komma Creative

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Typography typography

Genres: Coming of Age, Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Children's

Dan

Dan

Solon, Iowa, USA

I specialize in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Thriller covers, and will work with you to make sure your cover is both creative and commercial.


Work experience:

  • West Music
  • Parkview Church
  • Covermint Design

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Dystopian, Urban Fantasy

Lauren

Lauren

New York, NY, USA

Freelance illustrator and hand letterer. Bold, surreal and quirky work. Past clients include NY Times, Le Monde, Variety, Washington Post.


Work experience:

  • Lauren Kolesinskas

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Humor & Comedy, Literary Fiction, Short Story

Jeff

Jeff

New York, NY, USA

Jeff is an Art Director from NYC. He specializes in the Fantasy, YA, and Sci-Fi genre. Known for creating cover for Snow Like Ashes series.


Work experience:

  • The Fifth Order

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Management, Computers & Internet, Technology, History, Religion & Spirituality, Nature, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Cultural & Ethnic, Holiday, Inspirational, Women's Fiction, Music, Entertainment, New Age, Mashups, Themes & Motifs, Writing & Publishing, Mystery & Crime, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Sports & Outdoors, Science Fiction, Economics, Design, Photography, Architecture

Eugene

Eugene

Chicago, IL, USA

I'm a talented freelance illustrator who specializes in creating eye catching sci-fi, fantasy, horror and YA fiction illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Eugene Smith Illustration

Services: Design design Cover Design cover-design Illustration illustration

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction

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Hire the best horror book cover designers


Dark and brooding books deserve sufficiently dark and brooding covers, no? Horror covers that successfully convey their stories’ creepy, unsettling, and hair-raising natures are guaranteed to catch readers’ eyes in a bookstore. Just look at the cover of Naomi Booth’s collection Dark Animals if you don’t believe us.


When you hire a horror book cover designer, you know your work’s frightening atmosphere will be justly represented on your cover, immediately pulling the readers in. Head over to the Reedsy marketplace and look through our designers’ profiles — they’ve all been carefully vetted to ensure they have the skills and experience necessary to help you with your project.


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