“you will need to pick an attractive font”


An amazing opportunity! If only I were a cover designer . . .

Book Cover Designer Needed For Regular Work (Anywhere)

Date: 2010-09-13, 9:43AM EDT
Reply to: job-u6jz9-1951195804@craigslist.org

We are looking for a book cover designer for regular work. Have 10 book covers that will need to get done immediately.

Note that we will provide the background to use for each cover, you will need to pick an attractive font (some will be provided) as well as colors to match the background, position the titles appropriately and make sure the PDF file meets our formatting requirements.

Thus, no original design other than text and minor boxes here and there will be required.

Will have regular work. Pay is $15 per cover. Will have dozens of them every week. Payment through Paypal.

The following are required:

  1. Ability to work fast and meet deadlines.
  2. Illustrator/Photoshop Skills
  3. Good eye for fonts/colors and the ability/passion for making beautiful covers
  4. Excellent communication skills and availability by Skype email.

If interested please email with:

  2. Resume.
  3. At least two relevant design samples
  4. A paragraph on why you think you’d be a good match for us.

Thank you for your time!

  • Location: Anywhere
  • Compensation: $15 per Cover (Paypal)
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

PostingID: 1951195804

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Photo: darts by sethstoll / Seth Stoll; some rights reserved.

4 Responses

  1. SC
    SC September 13, 2010 at 9:20 pm |

    Assuming this publisher didn’t post the ad, the designer of these covers may want to apply for the job:


  2. Sheila Ryan
    Sheila Ryan October 3, 2010 at 6:43 pm |

    Dozens per week at $15/each could add up to $400/week!

  3. Cathi
    Cathi October 28, 2010 at 10:03 pm |

    Oh my. I’m speechless. Let’s see, I could probably create 3 or 4 covers in a week, not counting changes on their end…that would give me $60. $1.50 per hour. Where do I sign up?

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