freelance designer

Title/Position: Freelance Designer/Illustrator

Location: Remote

Min. Experience: 1-3 years


Alcove Press and Crooked Lane Books is looking for a creative book designer and/or illustrator. The position is for candidates who love to create book covers. They must be comfortable working in both crime fiction and book club fiction. Speed, accuracy, and an eye for detail are the main priorities.


About you:

  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow design briefs. 
  • Knowledge of typography, illustration, and photography.  
  • An online portfolio showcasing your best work. 
  • Experience working with multiple Adobe Creative Cloud programs: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator CC, and PDF export settings.  
  • Ability to create designs that are appropriate for both physical and digital versions of the book, and can translate into multiple formats. 
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented and able to execute multiple projects at any given time.


About Crooked Lane Books | Alcove Press

Founded in 2015, Crooked Lane Books is an independent publisher that strives to entertain the many readers of commercial crime fiction. Alcove Press, Crooked Lane’s first new imprint, is dedicated to publishing upmarket book club fiction. Responsive to readers’ interests and agile within the industry, our experienced team works with debut and established authors to bring their titles to the widest possible audience.


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