Kam Bains

Kam Bains – Designer

Specialising in non-fiction covers, Kam has spent the past 5 years designing for some of the top names on the Hay House Publishers list.

Overview

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

1. Senior designer at Hay House Publishing for 5 years (with over 10 years graphic design experience).

2. Designed 50+ covers and collaborated with a number of bestselling authors.

3. Experienced in non-fiction genres: business, healing, health and wellbeing, new age, personal development, self-help and spirituality.

4. Check out some of my testimonials in the gallery section.


WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM WORKING WITH ME:

1. The right energy: It’s not just about what I do, but how I do it. I value my work and fostering meaningful creative collaborations.

2. Focus on the message/vision: My main goal is to design covers that not only look beautiful, but also elevate the book’s message and the author's influence. I always keep in mind that the cover serves the message and the message serves the reader. Books which inspire and transform lives generally make more sales! :)

3. Creativity and meticulousness: I dedicate time to thoroughly research the brief, generate ideas and present multiple options. I value constructive feedback and strive to refine until I have achieved the desired result.

4. I make things easy: I’m great at communicating, super organized and adept at managing design projects within set deadlines.


If you like the sound of the above, I am the right person for you. :)


Services
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Health & Wellbeing Inspirational New Age Parenting & Families Religion & Spirituality Self-Help & Self-Improvement Sex & Relationships
Languages
English

Work experience

Hay House UK Limited

Jul, 2018 — May, 2023 (almost 5 years)

Managed design projects from concept to completion, collaborating with teams and overseeing book cover designs, layouts, interiors and artist sourcing. Assumed additional responsibilities, including training and supporting the in-house Artworker, assisting the Digital Designer and working cross-functionally with editorial, sales and production teams.

Self-employed

Jun, 2023 — Present

Currently, I am leveraging my comprehensive design expertise to assist purpose-driven authors in creating captivating book covers. My goal is to help them effectively communicate their unique message, connect with their readers, inspire change and amplify their influence.

Kam has 1 review

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Ann H.

Ann H.

Dec, 2023

I was pure pleasure to be working with Kam. Above all, I felt she took care to listen to my own views and so managed to realisethem in a manner very close to my own vision.

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