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Valerie Taylor

Valerie Taylor

Adjunct Instructor

Valerie Taylor has practiced commercial art in both corporate and ad agencies. She has an academic and professional background spanning animation; user experience design; disruptive technology; storytelling; information architecture; knowledge management; literature; web design and development; as well as visual, digital, and print production. She has a  BA from Columbia University; an MS from Kent State University in User Experience Designand multiple certificates. She has taught design, typography, color theory, code, and Adobe software at Parson’s School of Design, Baruch College, and NYU.

Currently Teaching

Photoshop Immersion: Pixel Pushing at Its Peak

Acquire a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop in this introductory immersion course.

Illustrator: Nuts and Bolts of Vector Graphics

Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator’s tools, interface, and palettes and how to apply them to your own projects.

Building Brands with Purpose

Learn the brand development process step by step, including brand strategy and design strategy.