Janay Nachel Frazier is an established Senior Designer with over 8 years of experience across non-profit, art direction and design, creative marketing services and design production in the publishing industry. She is also an adjunct professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art where she teaches design instruction in Typography and layout.
Some of her proudest moments have been designing the cover for Out There Screaming edited by Jordan Peele and the New York Times bestseller Humanity Archive by Jermaine Fowler. She has designed covers and interior layouts for various publishing houses such as Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, W.W. Norton, and more.
Janay has created over 2,000 digital and print designed collateral for award-winning and New York Times Bestselling authors from Riverhead and Viking.
Janay was born and raised in Rockaway Beach, NY. She currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
The City College of New York
BFA - Electronic Design & Multimedia
Graduated May 2015
Magna Cum Laude
GPA 3.6, Dean’s List 2014
Penguin Random House
New York, NY | Senior Designer, Creative Marketing Services
Created over 2,000 digital and print designed collateral
for award-winning and New York Times Bestselling
authors from Riverhead and Viking imprints such as Jacqueline Woodson, Brit Bennett, James McBride, Emma Straub, Lauren Groff, Elaine Welteroth, Luvvie Ajayi-Jones, Richard Osman, and more.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams alongside Art Director to strategize design concepts for titles, refine designed pieces, incorporate critique and package deliverables for marketing team.
Mentor, collaborate, and provide feedback to junior designers.