Sebastian Cudicio

Sebastian Cudicio - Designer

Vicenza, Italy

Senior designer and illustrator. 20+ yrs of experience, specialized in editorial/publishing. Covers and internal. English/Spanish/Italian

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COVER: Design, layout, illustration, photocomposition, lettering.

INTERIOR: Design, layout, typesetting, illustrations.

ILLUSTRATION: editorial, digital and traditional, for children books, etc.

Video Book Trailers.

Social media ads and 3d Mockups

For print and epub.

Argentine born, working worldwide from Vicenza in Italy.
I am fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian.

Trained in fine arts and design, I have over 20 years of experience as an art director, designer and illustrator.
I also teach graphic design and illustration since 2006.

I’ve art directed, designed and illustrated books, magazines, catalogues, covers, brochures, and motion graphics for international and small clients.
In the arts, architecture, photography, government, economics, music and education fields.

I work with traditional and digital techniques, and I have a keen eye for typography and composition.

Attention to small details, without losing the general focus is the clue for a great design.

I also make illustrations in different styles, both traditional and digital.
Original content (drawing, painting) or photo compositing with free stock images and photos.

I provide a complete design service including project management for traditional and self publishers.
Across a wide variety of genres, designing covers and interiors for printed and digital editions as well as marketing material such as social media ads, video trailers, mockups, etc.

Creating strong, elegant and effective design solutions, that increases visibility and sales.

On time and on budget.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or you want to talk about your project, and see how to make it come true. I'll be glad to help!


Action & Adventure
Contemporary Fiction
Literary Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Humanities & Social Sciences

Work experience

art director / designer / illustrator

October, 2005 – Present (over 17 years)

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Studied Fine Arts. Sebastián has over 20 years of experience as an Art director, designer and illustrator. Has worked with several agencies like Wunderman, Y&R, J. Walter Thompson, AWK, Rainer Studios, Pentastudio, among others. In 2005 founded a design studio in Vicenza, Italy.
Since 2006 he also teaches art direction, graphic design and illustration in Padua, Italy.

Sebastian has 22 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Janet Howard
My project was complete with Sebastian but periodically I would need something like a cover variation for the audio book and Sebastian would step in and do it for me - quickly and beautifully🌟🙏💛😎

Janet Howard, February 2023

B Thomas Bigelow
I'm a first time author. I come from a technical background and have no experience in the arts. I was absolutely clueless as to how to proceed, interact, etc. I do have a design sense though and was able to narrow down to several designers, each of whom I liked the design aesthetic of and then asked my friend who's a Jewelry designer and has experience hiring freelancers. I got a response in ab...
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B Thomas Bigelow, January 2023

Sebastian Cudicio
Thank you very much B Thomas, it was a pleasure working with you. I hope we can work together again with the next book! :)

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Janet Howard
I'm a first-time author and Sebastian was patient with me as I worked my way through understanding the process. I spared no expense on my memoir - it's the only one I will ever write - and the book is beautiful and professional. I'm thankful. Janet Howard

Janet Howard, December 2022

Juan Gomez-Behr
Muy satisfecho con todo el trabajo, el profesionalismo, la proactividad y los tiempos de respuesta de Sebastián. Espero poder contratar sus servicios profesionales para mis próximos proyectos. AAA+ *** Extremely satisfied with all the work, professionalism, proactivity, and response times of Sebastián. I look forward to hiring his professional services for my next projects. AAA+

Juan Gomez-Behr, November 2022

Sebastian Cudicio
Muchas gracias Juan! Un placer trabajar contigo. Espero que haya mas oportunidades de trabajar juntos.

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Patricia Angeles
Endless thanks to Sebastian for his professionalism and patience! This is my first time self-publishing and I had a specific vision in mind for the cover, add to the fact that I’m quite the perfectionist and have a tendency to notice all the little details. That said, I had a lot of requests and Sebastian was so easy to work with, making sure I was satisfied with the finished product. Thanks ag...
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Patricia Angeles, October 2022

Sebastian Cudicio
Hi Patricia, thank you very much. It was a pleasure working with you. I am really happy with the result of the cover! All the best.

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