Michael Williams

Michael Williams – Designer

Cover and interior designer with 16 years experience specializing in Fantasy, Thrillers, Christian and Children's markets.

Overview

I'm an illustrator and designer with over 18 years experience in the publishing industry. I specialize in book cover design as well as book interior design and layout.

Some of my clients include Zondervan Publishing, Baker Publishing Group, Hachette Book Group, McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing, Our Daily Bread Ministries, The Foundry Publishing, and Howard Books.

When working with me you'll find that I'm not only creative, but also detail-oriented. I'm timely, friendly and easy to work with. My goal is to provide my clients with the most appealing and marketable solutions for their product.

I look forward to collaborating with you!
Services
Fiction
Christian Fiction Historical Fiction
Non-Fiction
Christian Non-Fiction Inspirational
Languages
English
Awards
  • Finalist: Society of Illustrator LA #39
  • Finalis: RSVP's Shadows Competition
  • Illustration published in CMYK Magazine
  • Artist Showcase in ImagineFX magazine
  • Illustration exhibited at Society of Illustrators New York

Work experience

Self-employed

Sep, 2006 — Present

Book cover design

Book interior design and layout

Marketing and collateral design

Website and banner design

Illustration and graphics

Baker Publishing Group

Sep, 2009 — Jan, 2014 (over 4 years)

Design and layout of book interiors

Create original illustrations and drawings

Genereate vector graphics and icons

Manage and art direct outside freelancers on special projects

Photo manipulation and color correction

File prep for ebook creation

Zondervan Publishing

Nov, 2003 — Sep, 2006 (almost 3 years)

Manage all print related products for the Gift Department

Collaborate on product planning and execution

Hire freelancers and provide creative direction

Manage budgets, schedules and file archives

Present creative solutions to stakeholders

Design book covers and interiors

McGraw-Hill Children's Publishing

Mar, 2003 — Nov, 2003 (8 months)

Design and layout book interiors

Layout of book covers

Digital illustration

Text and art corrections

File prepartion for offset printing

Portfolio

With the vibrant illustrations and engaging text in this Bible storybook, you can enjoy sharing the best-loved stories of the Bible with the children in your life and encourage a life-long love for the Word of God.My Favorite Bible is a book of exciting Bible ... read more
Thomas a Kempis was not a haphazard follower of Jesus. The depth of his masterpiece mirrors the life of a man who did whatever was necessary to imitate his own Savior. A Kempis lived as intentionally as he wrote. We must turn away from the things of this world... read more
“[The kingdom of God] is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds perched in its branches.”—Luke 13:19Sangamdong Church of the Nazarene in Korea is built upon faith as small as a mustard seed. As... read more
In this well-researched study, Johan Tredoux deftly recounts Dr. Wynkoop’s life and contribution to Wesleyan-Holiness studies.
What is the place of compassion in the life of holiness? It concerns not only the life of the individual disciple but poses important missional questions for the Church.Is compassionate ministry a distraction from the core message of heart of holiness?Are mini... read more
The doctrine of holiness is the essence of all Wesleyan thought. It is the lens through which Scripture is read and from which theology emerges. In recent years, the nuances of this core doctrine have been scrutinized and hotly debated by a new generation of s... read more
Many have heard of the Cappadocian Fathers that trio from the fourth century who shaped much of the way we think about our faith today. What some don t realize is that these men were surrounded by several devout women who had a profound influence on their live... read more
For New condition books; You will be the first to open the book cover. For Used condition books; It shows signs of wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. There are no problems in page content and in the paper. Shipping ... read more

Michael has 20 reviews

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PAUL R.

PAUL R.

Jan, 2024

Michael Williams has earned my repeat business on three occasions. Plan ahead to secure his availability!
T B.

T B.

Dec, 2023

Michael J. Williams is a consummate professional who delivers a quality product at an affordable rate. I would definitely choose to collaborate with Michael again.
Sabrina C.

Sabrina C.

Sep, 2023

Working with Michael was absolutely perfect. He had answers to all of my questions, his work was impeccable, and he was flexible when my project dates changed. I would definitely choose to collaborate with him again.
Cynthia A.

Cynthia A.

Jul, 2023

Beautiful design and quality work. Great value for the money I invested. I'm very pleased and will definitely use him again in the future!
PAUL R.

PAUL R.

Aug, 2022

Michael Williams is my man! I might take out life insurance on him, he's that good. (ha ha) A little slow communicating at times, but always on time with the agreement. He is diligent, skillful, and has excellent graphic taste.

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