Hire a Book Illustrator in Oakland

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Tatiana P.

Tatiana P.

Oakland, CA, United States

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I am a graphic designer based in San Francisco, Bay Area.


Work experience:

  • Ten Speed Press (Penguin Random House imprint)
  • Chronicle Books

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Calendars Design History

Dean S.

Dean S.

Oakland, CA, USA

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Illustrator with 10 years experience creating whimsical and surreal book covers and interior art for YA novels and graphic novels


Work experience:

  • Dean Stuart Illustration

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Picture Books Short Story Young Adult Home & Garden Non-Fiction Nature

Samantha J.

Samantha J.

California, United States

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Children's Illustrator and designer specialized in colorful, whimsical illustrations with experience from Disney.


Work experience:

  • Samillustration
  • Jam City
  • RockYou Inc.
  • Walt Disney Interactive

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction Picture Books Children's Fiction

Mary Ann S.

Mary Ann S.

New York, United States

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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

Neil S.

Neil S.

New York, United States

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Designer and illustrator specializing in young adult, middle grade, and children's books.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Humor & Comedy Picture Books Children's Middle Grade Comics & Graphic Novels

Adly E.

Adly E.

Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Designer and Illustrator. I design literary fiction, pop-sci, and current affair books. I have worked at Penguin, FSG, and Melville House.


Work experience:

  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Penguin Press
  • Melville House
  • Various
  • Icrave

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Humor & Comedy Technology Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Political Science & Current Affairs Music Philosophy

Annemieke B.

Annemieke B.

Seattle, WA, United States

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Hi! I'm a cover designer with 10 years of experience, specializing in YA fiction. Clients include HarperCollins and Galison/Mudpuppy.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography

Genres: Young Adult Fiction Architecture Non-Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Design Literary Fiction Humor & Comedy Women's Fiction Dystopian Science Fiction

Penny W.

Penny W.

Holbrook, United States

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I have been lucky enough to work as a Children's Book Illustrator since 2007.


Work experience:

  • Penny Weber Illustration

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade

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Book Illustrator Oakland

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