Nijel Taylor

Design Director

New York, United States
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About me

Nijel Taylor is an accomplished graphic designer skilled in visual communication, brand identity and motion design. He received his BFA from The University of the Arts, where he graduated as the Valedictorian with honors in Graphic Design. He began his career as a designer at Lippincott, where he designed for a wide range of clients such as Taco Bell, PWC, Autotrader, WestRock, JackRabbit, and Hyatt Centric. Recently he contributed to efforts in video, as a designer/animator at Trollbäck + Company. He has taught Motion Design at Kean University and actively mentors young talent. His work has been recognized by design publications such as GDUSA, Logo Lounge, Graphis and recently Graphic Design Solutions Edition 6. Design shapes culture. He passionately believes design is a tool to engage others and create meaningful change. Through his projects, he aims to create work that resonates with a diverse range of audiences and pushes the potential of branding.

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  • Visual Communiation
  • Graphic Design
  • Motion Design
  • Animation
  • Type Design
  • Writing
  • Academic Research
  • Public Speaking
  • Visual Identity
  • Higher Education

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      Work history


      Graphic Designer


      May 2017 - Jun 2018
      • New York, United States
      • Full Time


      Adjunct Professor

      Kean University

      Dec 2016 - Jun 2017
      • Union, NJ, USA
      • Freelance


      Graphic Designer


      Oct 2014 - May 2017
      • New York, United States
      • Full Time



      BFA Visual Communication Design: Graphic Design

      The University of the Arts Philadelphia

      Jul 2010
      • Philadelphia, United States



      28 Days of the Web

      Revision Path

      • 28 Days of the Web features a different web designer, graphic designer, or web developer every day for the month of February in conjunction with and celebration of Black History Month.


      Valedictorian, Class of 2014

      The University of the Arts Philadelphia

      • Each year The University of the Arts faculty nominate a student to deliver the Valedictory Address at Commencement. Candidates are invited to submit a draft of a speech and asked to talk about their experiences at the University and to offer words of encouragement to their peers. As the president mentioned, "This year's Valedictory Speaker was chosen not only for the quality of his words but also for the many experiences he has had here at the University."


      Senior Degree Project Citation Award

      The University of the Arts Philadelphia

      • High recognition and scoring for Graphic Design Senior Thesis: "Nature Play", an interactive experience about the importance of nature for children. Abstract: Time spent playing in nature is vital towards a child’s creative, physical, and emotional development. Unfortunately, children are increasingly being removed from nature, both spatially and temporally."