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Megan Katsanevakis

Megan Katsanevakis - Designer

Charleston, SC, United States

Freelance book designer with experience in cover and interior book design for CreateSpace and Amazon.

Overview

With over ten years experience in the printing-and-publishing industry, I understand the passion, time, and energy invested in bringing a book to life, and I use my knowledge to research, conceptualize, and produce intriguing and professional interior and cover designs that help our authors reach their target audiences.

Services
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Thriller
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Nature Parenting & Families Self-help & Self-improvement Travel

Work experience

Freelance Designer

Deckle & Hue Design Firm

October, 2014 – Present (about 2 years)

Amazon Publishing Design Coordinator

Amazon.com

January, 2011 – September, 2013 (over 2 years)

Collaborated with Amazon Publishing to fulfill cover and interior designs that rival traditional publishing houses. This also included managing a team of freelancers and project teams to complete large scale book design projects that can be found below.

Design Product Lead

CreateSpace, Subsidiary of Amazon.com

August, 2008 – October, 2014 (about 6 years)

Owned the implementation and maintenance of quality standards for all design products including cover and interior offerings. Responsible for successful rollouts of new products, creating and delivering subject-matter training, and creating and implementing product quality auditing program for design services while working closely with internal and B2B teams.

Portfolio (4 selected works)

Failure to Thrive

Estelle H Rauch

Following the murder of a successful Colorado businessman, via an investigation by Denver police which takes them to Kentucky, California and Mexico, the reader is informed of Jake Bauer's domineering relationships with his wife and children, his avoidance of any but the most superficial contacts with others, and his fear of his past's potential to destroy what he has created. His efforts in i... read more

Following the murder of a successful Colorado businessman, via an investigation by Denver police which takes them to Kentucky, California and Mexico, the reader is informed of Jake Bauer's domineering relationships with his wife and children, his avoidance of any but the most superficial contacts with others, and his fear of his past's potential to destroy what he has created. His efforts in i... read more

Water Ghosts

Linda Collison

"I see things other people don't see; I hear things other people don't hear." Fifteen-year-old James McCafferty is an unwilling sailor aboard a traditional Chinese Junk operated as adventure-therapy for troubled teens. Once at sea, James believes the ship is being taken over by the spirits of courtiers who fled the Imperial palace during the Ming Dynasty, more than 600 years earlier, and saili... read more

"I see things other people don't see; I hear things other people don't hear." Fifteen-year-old James McCafferty is an unwilling sailor aboard a traditional Chinese Junk operated as adventure-therapy for troubled teens. Once at sea, James believes the ship is being taken over by the spirits of courtiers who fled the Imperial palace during the Ming Dynasty, more than 600 years earlier, and saili... read more

Midnight Sun (A Grant & Daniels Romantic Suspense Trilogy Book 1)

Charlotte Raine

Wyatt, Alaska is a place of family, beauty, and unspeakable tragedy. A couple of years after Aaron Grant lost his wife and daughter in a fire, one of his daughter’s best friends, Sarah, is kidnapped. After spending the last two years as the town drunk, he reluctantly investigates the kidnapping along with the ambitious FBI Agent Teresa Daniels. The case takes several twists and turns, which wi... read more

Wyatt, Alaska is a place of family, beauty, and unspeakable tragedy. A couple of years after Aaron Grant lost his wife and daughter in a fire, one of his daughter’s best friends, Sarah, is kidnapped. After spending the last two years as the town drunk, he reluctantly investigates the kidnapping along with the ambitious FBI Agent Teresa Daniels. The case takes several twists and turns, which wi... read more

Devil's Dawn (A Grant & Daniels Romantic Suspense Trilogy Book 2)

Charlotte Raine

Sarah Latham is the epitome of an all-American sweetheart. She’s a cheerleader with good grades, a judge for a father, a homemaker for a mother, and a reputation that makes everyone else look like devils. But after being kidnapped, something triggered inside Sarah and she’s no longer made of sugar and spice. Acting Chief of Police Aaron Grant and his FBI girlfriend Teresa are left chasing thei... read more

Sarah Latham is the epitome of an all-American sweetheart. She’s a cheerleader with good grades, a judge for a father, a homemaker for a mother, and a reputation that makes everyone else look like devils. But after being kidnapped, something triggered inside Sarah and she’s no longer made of sugar and spice. Acting Chief of Police Aaron Grant and his FBI girlfriend Teresa are left chasing thei... read more

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