Barefoot Books Internship


Graphic design on children’s books and promotional materials for print and web, created at Barefoot Books using InDesign and Photoshop.


Endmatter spread design for Rooftop Garden. Illustrations by Pati Aguilera. Spot art and graphic elements are selected to match the interior illustrations.





Font research and typesetting for an English/Chinese bilingual reprint of The More We Get Together. Illustrations by Betania Zacarias. Fonts for the Chinese text were chosen to match the style of the existing English text.





Font research and initial grid setup for Old Clothes for Dinner. Font choice and emphasis are used to convey humor and disgust while retaining legibility.




Photoshop editing and sticker brainstorming/silhouetting for Bear’s Big Day Sticker Book, adapted from Barefoot’s Bear series. Illustrations by Debbie Harter.





Bookplate designs. Illustrations by Pati Aguilera from Rooftop Garden and Vali Mintzi from Nour’s Secret Library.





Bookmark and printable coloring sheet (front and back) adapted from Family Reunion. Illustrations by Ashleigh Corrin.




Spread design from Barefoot’s 2022 Autumn/Winter Catalog. Background illustrations by Mariana Ruiz Johnson from Run, Little Chaski!





Half page magazine ad designs. Illustrations by Vali Mintzi from Nour’s Secret Library and Mina Braun from Mindful Kids.




Designs for Barefoot’s 2022 Spring Sale: homepage sliders (desktop & mobile), eCampaign GIFs, and social media images (Facebook, Instagram story, and Twitter). Illustrations by Pati Aguilera from Rooftop Garden.






Instagram quote posts created to celebrate Black History Month and International Women’s Day. Illustrations by Inés de Antuñano from Dumpling Day and Vali Mintzi from Nour’s Secret Library.




Header images created for categories in Barefoot Books’ shop profile at Bookshop.org.




Homepage sliders (desktop & mobile) created for the Barefoot Books and Booksource websites. Illustrations by Inés de Antuñano from Dumpling Day and Mariona Cabassa from Barefoot Books Water.



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