Zachariah Nelson

Zachariah Nelson

Clayton, NJ, US



I am a recent graduate of Philadelphia University's Graphic Design Communication program. I currently design typefaces and any freelance work that comes my way. Outside of working I am a causal gamer, a bowler, and a hard-core trekkie. I also enjoy watching videos about astronomy, physics, and all sciences.


Philadelphia University, Office of Residence Life, Philadelphia, PA, US, Design Assistant

Design the branding and advertisements for the Office of Residence Life. Assist and train the Resident Assistants on how to use the office plotter and Adobe programs. Help answer questions about housing and residential living on campus.

Aug 2010 - May 2012

Philadelphia University, Office of Residence Life, Philadelphia, PA, US, Resident Manager/Assistant

Help manage facility maintenance inside an apartment complex under the Complex Coordinator. Build community in apartment style living, engage residents in being more proactive in their work and community. Enforce university housing policy by handling situations and policy violations.

Aug 2009 - May 2012

Philadelphia University, Office of Information Resources, Philadelphia, PA, US, Technology Help Desk Associate

Transfer Philadelphia University directory calls on the main switchboard. Troubleshoot students and staff with technology questions and problems. Maintain university computer labs, and assisted pro-staff with work orders.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2008


Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Graphic Design Communications

As a Graphic Design student at Philadelphia University we performed projects including; poster design, illustrations, corporate branding and extending that brand to product packaging, film and digital photography, photo manipulation, web design and basic web development. Some electives that I studied at Philadelphia University include; color & light theory, mobile app design, package design. I personally studied typeface design for my thesis project and produced a photography book with emphasis on architecture.

Aug 2008 - Aug 2012

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