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Karen

Karen

New York, United States

I am a NYC based designer and illustrator with some hand lettering thrown into the mix.


Work experience:

  • Greenberg Kingsley/NYC
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Young Adult, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Poetry, Holiday, Women's Fiction, Home & Garden, Themes & Motifs, Writing & Publishing, Calendars

Brianna

Brianna

New York, United States

I'm a freelance book cover designer and illustrator with nearly a decade of in-house experience at a top publishing house.


Work experience:

  • Brianna Harden Design & Illustration

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

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Travel, Poetry, Historical Fiction, Music, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Sports & Outdoors, Thriller & Suspense

Jen

Jen

New York, NY, USA

Award-winning art director and illustrator with 14+ years of publishing experience. Let's make something beautiful and bold together!


Work experience:

  • Macmillan Publishing Group
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Sterling Publishing
  • Workman Publishing
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Young Adult, Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Fashion & Textiles, Contemporary Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Romance

Lauren

Lauren

New York, United States

You can, and should, judge a book by it's cover.


Work experience:

  • Little, Brown and Co.
  • St. Martin's Press

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, History, Historical Fiction, Anthologies, Holiday, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Mystery & Crime, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Thriller & Suspense, Economics, Design, Photography, Architecture

Gerry

Gerry

New York, NY, USA

Illustrator, graphic designer and animator driven by strong shapes, vibrant colors and always looking for new projects!


Work experience:

  • Crestmills
  • Self-employed
  • Vinepair
  • Groupgreetings

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Home & Garden, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Travel, Health & Wellbeing

Gene

Gene

New York, NY, USA

Cover Designer. 100+ bestselling covers created for major publishing houses and indie authors. Specializing in book series and marketing.


Work experience:

  • Gene Mollica Studio, LLC

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Action & Adventure, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction

Jason

Jason

New York, NY, USA

10+ years designing covers with versatility + imagination. Clients—HarperCollins, S&S, Scribner, Timber Press, Verso, W. W. Norton, etc.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Scientific American
  • Condé Nast (Custom Publications)
  • Newsweek
  • Oliver Munday Group
  • Office of Paul Sahre

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Mystery & Crime, Fiction, Science Fiction, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Humanities & Social Sciences, Nature, Math & Science, Political Science & Current Affairs

Mary Ann

Mary Ann

New York, United States

I design and illustrate professionally for major publishers: Penguin Random House, Simon and Schuster, Hachette, The New York Times, etc.


Work experience:

  • Mary Ann Smith design + illustration
  • Penguin Random House

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

Genres: Career Guides, Non-Fiction, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction, Women's Fiction

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