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Colleen

Colleen

Ames, IA, USA

If marketers designed books, they'd do it like this. I design books to get entrepreneurs, crime, and history authors printed and sold.


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, Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs

Vita

Vita

Dover, NH, USA

Book designer (covers, interiors) • Typesetter • Illustrator • Art Director • Graphic Designer • obsessed with food, dogs, and yoga.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Heinemann Publishing, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Kleinfeld Paper
  • Momenta

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

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

elbie

elbie

Sebastopol, CA, USA

Experienced cartographer specializing in maps for fiction and non-fiction publications.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction, Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Geography, Humanities & Social Sciences, History, Political Science & Current Affairs

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

Cathy

Cathy

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Award winning illustrator passionate about nature, science and the environment. I create picture books that encourage life long readers.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Book Interior Design

Genres: Nature, Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Education & Reference, Picture Books, Children's, Children’s Non-Fiction, Home & Garden, Art, Humanities & Social Sciences, Middle Grade

Ashley

Ashley

Portland, ME, United States

I'm an art director, graphic designer and illustrator that loves book design, typography and the interplay of graphics and text.


Work experience:

  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Macmillan Children's Books

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Picture Books, Children's, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Nature, Home & Garden, Middle Grade, Education & Reference, Middle Grade Fantasy

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

Dana

Dana

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Art Director and Graphic Designer who brings over 20 years of experience within the editorial and publication sectors.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

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

Genres: Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences, Non-Fiction, Sociology, Music, Education & Reference, Anthologies, Fiction, Classics, Science Fiction, Poetry

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