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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationNew York, United States
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  • ProfessionsTeacher - Graphic Designer - Motion Design

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About me

Nijel Taylor is a designer at Trollbäck+Company skilled in brand identity and motion design. He received his BFA from The University of the Arts (2014), 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. He has taught Motion Design at Kean University and actively mentors young talent. Projects he has worked on or have been a part of have won design awards and have been featured in graphic design publications and textbooks. Design shapes culture. He passionately believes design thinking is a tool to engage others and create meaningful change. Through his projects, he seeks to create work that resonates with a diverse range of audiences and pushes the potential of branding. In his spare time, Nijel also enjoys sprinting for Chelsea Piers' track team.

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Skills

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

Work history

Currently

Graphic Designer

Trollbäck+Company

May 2017
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time

2017

Adjunct Professor

Kean University

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

2017

Graphic Designer

Lippincott

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

Education

Currently

BFA Visual Communication Design: Graphic Design

University of the Arts

Jul 2010
  • Philadelphia, United States

Awards

2015

28 Days of the Web

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  • 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.

2012

Valedictorian, Class of 2014

University of the Arts

  • 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." http://vimeo.com/album/2875662/video/95760979

2011

Senior Degree Project Citation Award

University of the Arts

  • 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."