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  • View Service Offered By infomist

    infomist

    Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan

    $34,010
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • Adobe Freehand MX
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Book Cover Design

    Infomist is a graphic design company providing complete range of graphic design services including the book design. We create unique book cover design for your print book design or online book design ...

  • View Service Offered By MicroArts

    MicroArts

    Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan

    $24,317
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Book Cover Design

    ā€œIā€™m blown away by the great covers on books by indie authors,ā€ says Smashwords founder Mark Coker. Like a record sleeve, a book cover is a crucial element of the reading experience and it can make a ...

  • View Service Offered By Sherry Writes For You

    Sherry Writes For You

    Drayden, Maryland, United States

    $18,616
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • Research
    • Sales

    Ghostwriting and Book Cover Design

    Ghostwriting by Sherry includes the following services: - meetings by phone or skype, as needed - all research and writing - creation of outline and formal Table of Contents - publisher-ready manuscr...

  • View Service Offered By LisaMarieBrennan

    LisaMarieBrennan

    Ukiah, California, United States

    $16,300
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • Book Writing
    • Cover Art

    Book Cover Designs

    I do all kinds of Book Covers and cool & unique illustrations and graphic designs, such as these. I also do any other types of logos, business cards, posters, cartoons or anythign else you need.

  • View Service Offered By TheDesignBee

    TheDesignBee

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    $8,311
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • Book Sales
    • Book Tours

    Book Cover Design

    Need a complete cover-to-cover design? We got it. We can design your entire book from front to back. Get custom covers, book design, and illustration. We can make it look awesome, memorable and help d...

  • View Service Offered By DesignCraftive

    DesignCraftive

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

    $8,394
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • Book Sales
    • Book Tours

    Book Cover | E-Book Cover Design

    DesignCraftive ultimate destination for your brand. For more than 8 years we at DesignCraftive strive to bring out the best for our clients which have resulted in satisfied and happy customers who lov...

  • View Service Offered By FSD Solutions

    FSD Solutions

    Richardson, Texas, United States

    $4,535
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • 2D Design
    • 3D Design

    Book Cover Design

    We create designs, especially for you. Good customer service is the key for us, and no project is completed until you are 100% satisfied. At, FSD Solutions we believe in the power of unique and creati...

  • View Service Offered By 99Graphics

    99Graphics

    Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    $13,430
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design
    • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • Cover Art

    Book Cover Design

    Greetings, We are 10+ year''s old Graphics Designing Company with 128+ App Designs, 789+ Graphics Design, 112+ Web designs and Web Development projects. We provide quality Book Cover Design in affordab...

  • View Service Offered By dot.pixel

    dot.pixel

    Howrah, West Bengal, India

    $5,247
    Earned/Yr
    • book cover design

    Book Cover Design

    Can create stylized and creative children book cover at reasonable rate. Provide 3 options to select one of them.

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Whether or not we are judging a book by its cover, the book cover is the foremost point of interaction a prospective reader has with a book. Hence, the book cover design plays a very important role in the entire process of buying books. Book cover design is usually a combination of text and illustrations. A professional who designs the book cover is known as a book cover designer.

What Does a Book Cover Designer Do?

A book cover designer meets with the book’s author and understands what the author is looking for. He typically asks the author to prepare a design brief, which may include the title and concept of the book, the genre of the book, the book’s target audience, and the tone of the book i.e. whether it is informative or descriptive, reference book covers, book synopsis and visual elements that need to be incorporated. The book designer then signs an agreement or a contract with the author or the publishing house. He may then develop a few ideas, present them to the author/publisher and finalize one idea. Next, the cover of the book is designed, which may include graphics and photographs for the front cover and possibly the back cover and spine as well.

The book cover designs also include the design for the book in all formats – paperback and digital. A book cover design may also include extended design services such as social media graphics or a 3D mockup of the book. One can outsource the designing of their book cover to these freelancers or even acquire a pre-made generic freelance book cover design. There are many online freelance marketplaces where one can get book cover designs for hire, like Guru.

If you wish to hire a book cover designer, make sure your freelancer can:

  • Handle design and manage the routing of all jacket/cover mechanicals.

  • Handle design and corrections of book reprints as requested.

  • Design advertising and promotional material for marketing and publicity.

Qualifications of a Book Cover Designer

It is ideal for your freelancer to have the following skills:

  • Professional education in art or design

  • Solid knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator 

  • A keen eye for aesthetics and detail oriented

  • Ability to create original designs or recreate designs as per the client’s needs

  • Ability to research the market to know the book design trends

Benefits of a Freelance Book Cover Designer

Freelance book cover designers are ideal for outsourcing cover designs that need to be turned around in a short period of time. They work across genres and this adds to their creativity and imagination. They may also offer other services such as helping out with marketing and promotional material and this is why they can package their services.

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