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Jessica Ess

Owner Jessica (Hillstrom) Ess has over eighteen years of experience in the print industry. Trained in graphic design and journalism, her professional experience includes newspaper reporting, magazine and book proofreading, and book typesetting and design. She began her freelance business in 2008.

Clients served

Augsburg Fortress

CBE International

Cognella Academic Publishing

Discovery House
Fortress Press




​Hazelden Publishing

Huff Publishing

Lerner Books
Redleaf Press
Redline Editorial


What others are saying:


"Jessica is a pleasure to work with. She is extremely talented and creative. . . . Hope I have the opportunity to work with Jessica in the future."

Kathy Ristow, Independent Publishing Professional


“There are many instances where she went above and beyond what was asked of her to make sure her projects were done well. Detail-oriented and conscientious.”

Carolyn Banks, Project Manager

“Jessica is a true professional in everything that she does. I worked directly with Jessica on a major hymnal project for Augsburg Fortress & the ELCA (as well as several other projects). Jessica is a true professional, and it was always a pleasure to work with her. I highly recommend Jessica.”​


Doug Hodgeman, Purchasing Manager

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