Michelle Clement

Michelle Clement - Designer

Vancouver, BC, Canada

I'm a lifestyle, art & design, and children's book and publication designer with illustration chops. Let's make nice things, together!

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Overview

Hi! I'm a freelance lifestyle, art & design, and children's book designer with illustration chops.

Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade
Children's Picture Books
Comics & Graphic Novels
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction)
Comics (non fiction)
DIY & Crafts
Health & wellbeing
Self-help & Self-improvement
Travel

Work experience

Design & Production Assistant

Sara Gillingham Studio
October, 2016 – Present (almost 2 years)

I assist art director and illustrator Sara Gillingham with production work, and with preliminary design/design and typography of interiors and covers of various children's picture books and chapter books, for clients such as Chronicle Books, Simply Read Books, and Boyds Mills Press.

Freelance Publication & Book Designer

Self-employed
July, 2016 – Present (about 2 years)

Freelance production & design work for books, print publications, magazines, and catalogs for clients such as Flying Eye Books/Nobrow Press, Chronicle Books, Greystone Books, and Page Two Strategies. Including preliminary cover designs and interior design for lifestyle titles, and publication design & art direction from manuscript to final print for various titles.

Children's Design Fellow

Chronicle Books
January, 2016 – July, 2016 (6 months)

Designed a variety of children's books and formats collaboratively with multiple art directors and editors, establishing series design, redesigning foreign buy-ins to work within Chronicle's brand, working within existing brand and series guidelines, comping sales materials, and working within printers dielines and with production on a variety of special finishes and proof color corrections. Also worked on self-initiated and assigned projects as a team, developing, designing and building prototypes for editorial acquisition.

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