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YoungJu

YoungJu

Vienna, VA, USA

Award winning illustrator and designer. I illustrate children's picture books, children's book covers, and anthologies.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Gelsinger Licensing Group, Inc
  • American Greetings
  • Working Class Studio

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade, Anthologies, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Inspirational, Parenting & Families

jun

jun

Savannah, GA, USA

I am a children's illustrator with a game design background. I make cute and fantasy illustrations.


Work experience:

  • Hunan Education Press Group CO.Ltd, China
  • Self-employed
  • Readeo LLC, Chicago, IL
  • Lagoona Bloo

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Picture Books, Children's, Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Middle Grade, Short Story

Michelle

Michelle

University Park, MD, USA

I am an illustrator and animator specializing in YA and Middle Grade book cover illustration.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Humor & Comedy, Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult, Short Story, Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Anthologies, Business & Management, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Education & Reference, Parenting & Families

Leslie

Leslie

Seattle, WA, USA

An illustrator with over 14 years as a monthly contributor to Highlights Magazine for Children focusing on educational/book illustration.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference

Caerus

Caerus

Ames, IA, USA

I get entrepreneurs, crime, and history authors from manuscript to career. Research-first design gets your book in the right hands. 🙌🏻


Work experience:

  • Raventide Books
  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Thriller & Suspense, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, LGBTQ Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Business & Management, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs

Phoebe

Phoebe

Los Angeles, CA, USA

California-based illustrator specializing picture books and cover art, with a decade of experience for publishers including Penguin Books.


Work experience:

  • Phoebe Morris Studio

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Short Story, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Nature

Chris

Chris

Berkeley, CA, USA

A freelance illustrator skilled in digital, hand drawn and photo collage illustration, pictorial maps and diagrams, and custom lettering.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Non-Fiction, DIY & Crafts, Children’s Non-Fiction, Geography, Humanities & Social Sciences, Home & Garden, Education & Reference, Life Sciences, Math & Science, Architecture

Michael

Michael

Arlington, MA, USA

In the last 25 years, I've designed thousands of books (mainly in K-12 and higher-ed publishing). I'd love to help with your next project!


Work experience:

  • Ascend Learning / Jones and Bartlett Learning
  • Pearson Education

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

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences, Math & Science, Engineering & Materials Science, Finance & Accounting, Life Sciences, Health & Wellbeing, Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law

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