Mary Siener

Mary Siener - Designer

I have years of professional experience designing book interiors and covers. I will ensure that your project goes smoothly—start to finish.

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My superpower is interior design. I have thirty years experience designing books. Mostly textbooks, but I can design any type of book. I also have lots of experience creating illustrations and graphics for textbooks. If you need design or illustration that enhances and lifts up your message--that's what I do!

My goal is to work closely with authors to create designs that are engaging, functional, and delightful. When I work together with an author to unite content and design the outcome will always be a stronger, more impactful, and more successful book.

I am a serene presence in any storm, always organized, never late on deadline. I will help guide you through the interior and cover design process and ensure that you receive a professional and beautiful finished product.
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits
Education & Reference
Health & Wellbeing
Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry

Work experience

Art Director

Pearson Education
August, 2001 – May, 2019 (over 17 years)

Pearson was the most recent publisher that I worked for. In my thirty year career I have worked for several textbook publishers. In those years I have learned all aspects of the publishing process and I have a depth of knowledge in all types of design and illustration. I have built on everything I learned and passion that I possess to start my own freelance book design company.

Mary has 2 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Monte Giese
Mary was a great partner throughout the project - creative, responsive, and invested in my project. She was a joy to work with.

Monte Giese, March 2021

Susan Wheeler
Mary is an absolute gem to work with! She is an expert in this space and a wealth of knowledge. Not only is her work beautiful, but she is patient, accomodating and oh so very sweet! I highly recommend Mary and will certainly hire her again.

Susan Wheeler, April 2020

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