Freelance Illustrator

The Role

Reedsy is a community of over 1,000,000 authors and freelance publishing professionals, creating high-quality and beautiful books. We help authors to find and work with the top professionals in the industry: from editors to designers, marketers, and translators.


  • Have 3+ years of experience in illustration.
  • A solid portfolio

Experience working for a renowned publishing company or a history of high-quality work with a bestselling author/book will be positively valued.


There are hundreds of authors currently looking for an illustrator on Reedsy. Reedsy allows you to pick which types of design you’d like to do, so you only receive projects in your area of interest. Once your application has been approved, you will be among the industry’s top 1% of talent. Here is a look at our current trends: