Rafael Andres

Rafael Andres - Designer

Gilbert, AZ, USA

I am a professional designer, art director and illustrator who loves books and works for several publishing houses in Europe, USA and Asia.

Request a quote
Verified identity


I am a graphic designer and illustrator specialized in book covers design. With thirty years of experience in different fields of graphic design, half of them dedicated exclusively to creating covers for the international publishing market. I offer now my experience and talent creating compelling and original images for self-published works and the wide book, e-book and audiobook market.
Action & Adventure
Historical Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Biographies & Memoirs


  • Singapore Publishers Association BEST COVER 2012 for The Devil's Garden by Nigel Barley

Work experience

Art Director/Graphic designer/Illustrator

January, 2008 – Present (almost 13 years)

Rafael has 46 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Timothy Alberino
Rafael is gifted graphics designer. He is professional and delivers on time. Highly recommended.

Timothy Alberino, November 2020

Nancy Lujan
This is my first time using Rafael and first time publishing Indie. I cannot be more pleased with the experience. His professionalism, quick responses made the process seamless, but most importantly, his vision coupled with remarkable talent created an amazing cover. With just a little information provided he captured the pulse of the book. I highly recommend him. I know I will be reaching ou...
Read more

Nancy Lujan, October 2020

Tom B. Night
Working with Raphael was great and I'm very happy with how the cover turned out. He turned everything around faster than expected and incorporated my feedback while adding his own expert touch.

Tom B. Night, September 2020

Jay Antani
Raphael is a veteran, a deeply experienced book designer. When you hire him, you benefit from not only his technical acumen but also his finely cultivated visual imagination. I worked with Raphael for several weeks on the interior and exterior design of my sci-fi adventure, "Edge of Light." Along the way, we went through lengthy back-and-forth conversations regarding refinements, tweaks, and va...
Read more

Jay Antani, August 2020

Marc Weitz
This is my second time using Rafael, which should say it all! Great professionalism, but most importantly, he came up with another beautiful and striking cover. I highly recommend him.

Marc Weitz, August 2020

Read more reviews

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 1000+ profiles.

Jeff Huang

Jeff is an Art Director from NYC. He specializes in the Fantasy, YA, and Sci-Fi genre. Known for creating cover for Snow Like Ashes series.

New York, NY, USA

Daniel Rembert

Lifelong lover of books with decades of experience in packaging books seeks new opportunities working directly with authors, near and far.

New York, United States

To view 1,000+ more profiles, Join Reedsy