Hi there! My name is Jen Zalewski—a designer, developer, and illustrator currently living in Richmond, VA. I've been working as a professional with corporate and small business design/digital teams since 2006. With experience in both print and digital, I enjoy helping brands communicate their message through websites, branding, and collateral.

Please check out my Portfolio and Resume to learn a bit more about my skillsets, or contact me for more information.


A sampling of design, development, and artistic work created for various corporate, small business, and freelance clients.

Web Design + DevPrint WorkIllustration

Web Design + Development

Audio Aquarium

Layout, Research, & Development

Fine Lines Art Community

Design & Preliminary Development

Capital One Email Campaigns

Design & Development

Print Work

MoneyGuidePro Rebrand Collateral

Graphic Design

Winter Wedding Program

Graphic Design

Jeramy Junkie: Alt Model

Branding & Media Kit

Event & Gig Posters

Graphic Design & Illustration

Illustration & Fine Arts

Wedding Portrait: Beauty and the Beast



Colored Pencils

Floral Bouquet


Pop Art: Daenerys

Ink, Graphite, & Marker

Storms Inside




Beneath the Surface



Vector Art

Like a Phoenix

Digital Painting

Winter Trees


Leonore & Phil


Vector Figures

Vector Art


Recent work history, education, and other things regarding my skillsets.


2004 - 2007 | Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design and Illustration

Georgian Court University, Lakewood NJ • graduated summa cum laude

Relevant Coursework
Computer Graphics I and II: created newsletters, stationary, business cards, posters, and advertisements in Quark Xpress, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator
Web Design I and II: created HTML based personal and business websites using Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, and Adobe Photoshop
Graphic Design I, II, III: created ads, brochures, posters, billboards, package designs, shopping bags, and magazines with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Quark Xpress
Editorial Design and Illustration: created editorial illustrations, a children's ABC book, the cover for a book on art, a poster for middle school children, and story illustrations through traditional media with the aid of Adobe Photoshop and Quark Xpress
Digital Photography: learned techniques for shooting digital photography as well as retouching photographs in Adobe Photoshop


2015 - present | UI Designer / Front End Developer (Digital Messaging)

Celerity Consulting for Capital One, Richmond VA

  • Digital designer/developer dedicated to Card Aquisitions, Loss Mitigation, and Mainstreet Card agile lanes. Also worked in a digital design consultant capacity for these lanes.
  • Utilized HTML and CSS to develop responsive creatives for high-volume digital distribution
  • Took static concepts and creating functional responsive designs with a basis in mobile UX
  • Combining creatives and utilizing vendor capabilities to create more efficient / personalized designs
  • Updated agency design concepts to new brand style;
  • Worked with lanes to code new, non-standard template styles which functioned across clients

2014 - 2015 | Graphic and Visual Interaction Designer

PIEtech, Richmond VA

Projects included:
  • UX Prototyping: worked with lead designer to prototype user experience for new web app
  • Company Rebranding: worked with design team to create new collateral for a company rebrand. Included brochures, responsive emails, internal landing pages, etc.
  • Sales Marketing Design: created handouts, infographics, collateral, and DM mailers to be used by Sales team for client acquisition and general marketing
  • Digital Collateral Revamp: designed and coded HTML forms, landing pages, and email campaigns to fit new branding and function in new company CRM. All forms, pages, and emails were coded to bring company in line with responsive standards.

2011 - 2014 | Web Designer (Digital Ops)

Celerity Consulting for Capital One, Richmond VA

  • Design and code responsive creatives for distribution via email
  • Manage design portion of campaigns from concept to completion, working in tandem with copywriters, PMs, and customer contacts
  • Work with email vendors in shipping files / assets and troubleshooting campaigns
  • Consult with Brand contacts regarding mobile and desktop implementation when concepting creatives with outside agencies
  • On-site email point-of-contact for Card Production teams

2010 - 2011 | Web Content Manager

Celerity Consulting for Capital One, Richmond VA

  • Designed banner and call-out images for content pages
  • Updated and fixed HTML content pages
  • Migrated content of the main Capital One website to new CMS platform
  • Uploaded additional content and new pages to Capital One website

2008 - 2010 | Graphic Designer / Web Designer

Capital One [Brand Strategy and Governance], Richmond VA

  • Designed and Maintained manuals for Brand Standards at Capital One (notably for roll-out of Capital One House Style refresh)
  • Created newsletters, websites, and wikis for internal use
  • Designed icons, banners, logos, and templates for internal use

2008 - present | Freelance Graphic Designer / Web Designer / Illustrator

Jennifer Zalewski Creative, Richmond VA

  • Worked with clients to create engaging designs for digital and print campaigns
    Notable projects include:
    • CD Branding campaign and website for rock band
    • media kit for model
    • various event and gig posters
    • Collateral for festival
    • business cards and logos for small businesses
    • wordpress theme customization for online magazine

2008 | Graphic Designer / Illustration Artist

Evergreen Enterprises, Richmond VA

  • Designed garden flags and garden stones
  • Set up creatives for production with overseas vendor

2007 | Graphic Designer

Ocean County Libraries, Toms River NJ

  • Designed posters for various events at the library’s 20 branches across New Jersey
  • Worked with production staff to prepare files for printing

2007 | Graphic Designer

YMCA of Greater Richmond, Richmond VA

  • Designed certificates, banners, brochures, postcards, etc. for the 14 branches of the Richmond Area YMCA
  • Prepared documents to be sent to printer

2006 | Graphic Designer / Tour Guide

Ash Lawn-Highland, Charlottesville VA

  • Created and maintained a new flash-enhanced website (no longer online), a colonial recipe booklet for school children, brochure for Mrs. Monroe's Birthday event, as well as a branding package including folder, stationary, and business cards.
  • Presented guided tours of the house and grounds belonging to President James Monroe.
  • Helped with archival organization

Technical Skills

Web Development

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Jquery
  • InVision
  • Sublime Text
  • Dreamweaver
  • CMS systems / Wordpress / PHP

Graphic Design

  • Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Quark

Other Programs & Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Microsoft Office
  • iMovie / Movie Maker
  • Powerpoint

Hire Me

Would you like to inquire about my work or hire me for a project? Simply email me at j.zalewski.art @ gmail.com