Hello, my name is Jennifer A (aka Dafeenah Jameel from my blogging days). I’m the owner/designer of Indie Designz; originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina. I’m a 100% self-taught graphic designer and interior formatter. Along with designing book covers at Indie Designz, my husband and I also work with an overseas publisher; translating books from Arabic to Urdu to English, designing, and formatting their books.
I began learning graphic design in 2009. My husband, who has a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, taught me how to use CorelDraw and from there I taught myself Photoshop and InDesign. I currently use Word, InDesign, Photoshop, and InPage. I use one or more of those depending upon the project and what language is required.
Since then, I’ve had the great pleasure to work with thousands of authors including some New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors. Being able to be a part of bringing someone’s dream to life is one the most humbling and amazing experiences.
It’s very true when they say, “if you love what you do, it’s not work”. I truly love what I do.
*Please note: I am a photo manipulator. I am not an illustrator. All of my work is done with stock art.