Horror Cover Design Services

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Matt

Matt

Castle Rock, CO, USA

Cover illustrator specializing in Fantasy and Sci-fi. Clients include Penguin / Random House, Ghostfire Gaming, Elder Scrolls and more.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Christine

Christine

Jersey City, NJ, USA

Art director, graphic designer, and illustrator with over 16 years of experience specializing in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.


Work experience:

  • Tordotcom Publishing
  • Grand Central Publishing/Forever Books
  • Oxford University Press
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Contemporary Fiction, Anthologies, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Gaming & LitRPG, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction

Joe

Joe

New York, NY, USA

Freelance Illustrator specializing in book covers and editorial illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Young Adult, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery & Crime, Espionage, Comics Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, True Crime

Mike

Mike

Minneapolis, MN, USA

I'm an adept book and cover designer with experience working on a wide range of titles from indie darlings to solo endeavours.


Work experience:

  • Mayfly Design
  • 11:11 Press
  • Fonograf Editions

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Plays & Screenplays, Short Story, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Literary Fiction

Hampton

Hampton

Tampa, FL, USA

Greetings! I'm Hampton, a digital artist and designer. I enjoy creating works of fantasy and mystery for book covers and other mediums.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Forbes Books
  • Severn River Publishing

Services: Design Cover Design Typography

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Fiction, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, Action & Adventure, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy

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
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Typography

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

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:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design 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

Stewart

Stewart

Morgantown, WV, USA

Over 30 years in publishing. Art Direction, Graphic Design, Typography, Illustration, Project Management. Two cats are also here to help.


Work experience:

  • Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
  • Sasquatch Books
  • Seattle Weekly
  • The Rocket
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Political Science & Current Affairs, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Contemporary Fiction, True Crime, Religion & Spirituality

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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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