Hire a Designer 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

Jay M.

Jay M.

Cambridge, United States

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Classically inspired book designer and typographer with a focus on non-fiction, particularly historical and political titles.


Work experience:

  • RosettaBooks
  • The MIT Press
  • Melville House

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Classics Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Nature History Humanities & Social Sciences Art Political Science & Current Affairs

Brooke K.

Brooke K.

Pennsylvania, United States

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•—•—•—•— Reliable, prompt, and devoted to classic book design. Your typesetting is safe with me —•—•—•—•


Work experience:

  • W. W. Norton & Company • Scribner • Alfred A. Knopf

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Nature Anthologies Home & Garden Short Story

Domini D.

Domini D.

San Francisco, United States

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Cover and interior designer with 20 years experience. I use passion and precision to create volumes readers love to spend time with.


Work experience:

  • Perseus Books Group
  • William-Sonoma, Inc.
  • Orange Avenue Children's Publishing
  • One Heart Press
  • Primo Angeli:Fitch
  • JC Graphics and Printing
  • Domini Dragoone

Services: Design Cover Design Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Art Humanities & Social Sciences Non-Fiction Biographies & Memoirs History Travel Poetry Historical Fiction Anthologies Women's Fiction LGBTQ (non fiction) Short Story Mystery & Crime Education & Reference Thriller & Suspense Design Photography Architecture

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

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

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

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