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How a Publishing Company Hired a Book Layout Artist for $1,050/ month

Learn how our clients utilize Shepherd to hire top overseas talent.
Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via Shepherd and how much they cost. New here? Shepherd is a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents.

Editor’s note: Some customers prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their company name in this article. We’re their secret weapon. :-)

What does this client’s business do?

The client is a publishing company that helps credible experts and professionals write, edit, publish, and market their books. Producing a book takes time, effort, skill, and resources. So our client offers their services and expertise to professionals who have unique stories to tell.

Who was hired and what was their role?

They needed a Book Layout Artist who can design product illustrations, company logos, and websites. After an assessment of possible candidates, Shepherd hired Michelle for the position.  

Michelle works on the following as their Book Layout Artist:

  • Creates designs, concepts, and sample layouts
  • Reviews final layouts and gives creative input
  • Researches new design trends and software
  • Applies all creative directions needed for the books’ branding

What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Michelle now works full-time in the client time zone for $1,050 per month.

What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Michelle has been a designer for thirteen years. Aside from print design, she is also adept at creating web design assets, landing pages, and logos. She has designed and done layouts for academic books in various formats. Michelle’s extensive design experience and great work ethic made her the top candidate for our client. 

Need to hire someone like this too?

When you need to hire an efficient Book Layout Artist to support your business, reach out to us at Shepherd.

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