Robert Williams

Robert Williams - Designer

United States

I'm an illustrator with 25 years of experience, specializing in science fiction and fantasy book covers.

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I love telling stories with art! Whether it’s a journey to an alien world, a realm of swords and sorcery, or the action is much closer to home, I enjoy creating a sense of drama with an air of mystery in my work. I invite authors to tell me about their story, with specifics about key characters and locations.

Following our discussion about your vision for the book cover, I will assemble a quote that will include estimated timeframes for sketches/ iteration, rendering, and adjustments. I will prepare multiple iterations of the illustration, which will help us arrive at the composition that grabs viewers most. As I craft your illustration, I’ll be in touch with updates and work-in-progress images, to be sure that the image is perfectly hitting the mark. Let's get started today!

About Me
I’m an illustrator from Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, and I've been imagining other worlds since I was a child! I began my professional career in the comic book field, and have recently had the opportunity to work with film directors and game designers.
Science Fiction

Work experience


January, 1992 – Present (over 29 years)

Providing illustration and design services for the publishing and entertainment industry.

Portfolio (8 selected works)


Beard, Zach

Forgive Us: Post Apocalyptic Fiction (Odemark)

Gunnarsson, E.T., Rolf, Alison

The Weapon

Beard, Zach

Critical Asset

Tonnessen, Ian

Robert has 14 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Jim Baron
Robert came up with some excellent concepts after I gave him some excerpts of my book The True Queen. I asked him for specific engaging cover styles and he delivered completely. He patiently worked with me to make my vision come true. I would recommend Robert and would hire him again for future work.

Jim Baron, July 2021

Zach Beard
It is great to work with Robert again. I enjoy the quality of his work and professionalism.

Zach Beard, June 2021

Dave Welch
This guy was straight Fire! Dope! Cold Blooded! Thi-yaw! Supa Robert has the fastest turnaround in the world. I remember him telling me that he would have the rest of my designs done by the weekend. Like 5 mins later. POp!! The rest of project was completed. His professionalism reminds me of Ricardo. These guys need raises.

Dave Welch, June 2021

Michael Scott
Robert was able to make a few quick adjustments to our previous collaborative effort and I am beyond pleased with the results!

Michael Scott, June 2021

John Buckle
Great working with Rob

John Buckle, June 2021

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