Julian Parikh is a graphic designer who...
explores narrative storytelling and how queer forms of experimentation can help us better communicate content and ideas.


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Resume



Experience


Freelance Graphic Design
June 2020–Present
Designed thesis exhibition website for Boston University’s Art Education Program.
Collaborated with artists on two zine projects via
Print Ain’t Dead, a bookstore and publishing platform.
Worked with visual artist to refine and update their portfolio design and newsletter.
Designed logo for a genomic research project.


The CreateWell Fund
Graphic Designer, June 2019–Present
Re-designed the CreateWell Fund’s visual identity and created a new website for the organization.
Work with artists who receive the CreateWell award to showcase their artwork and current projects.


Boston University, College of Fine Arts
Part-Time Lecturer, Jan 2021–May 2021
Instructor for AR 123, Fundamentals of Design


MIT List Visual Arts Center
Graphic Design Intern, Sept 2019–Dec 2019
Designed print and digital materials to promote current and upcoming exhibitions and corresponding events.
Composed photo caption sheets for press use.


Office of Communications at Boston University College of Fine Arts
Graphic Designer, Sept 2018–Aug 2019
Created print and digital media for CFA events.
Designed print ads showcasing the various programs offered at CFA.
Planned, designed, and executed ad campaign for CFA’s 2019 performance at the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


East Meets West Bookstore
Volunteer Graphic Designer, May 2017–Aug 2018
Designed posters and social media content for community programming.

Grossman Marketing Group
Prepress Production Artist, Oct 2016–Aug 2018
Reformatted, redesigned, and resolved issues with supplied artwork to create production-ready content.
Preflighted and packaged files for outside vendors.
Prepared content for offset and digital printing.


Jacobson Floral Supply
Graphic Designer, Oct 2015–Sept 2016
Designed advertisements and promotional material.
Edited and retouched product photos for publication in store catalog.











Education


Boston University, 2020
MFA, Graphic Design

Boston University, 2015
BS, Communication, Concentration in Advertising
Minors: Visual Arts, English


Contact


julianparikh@gmail.com


Exhibitions


AREA CODE
Featured Artist: Video and Digital Art Drive-In Showcase, 2020

AIGA NY Fresh Grad
Featured Artist, 2020

Gallery 263 Emerge Digital Exhibition
Featured Artist and Artist Talk Participant, 2020

Boston University MFA Thesis Show
Featured Artist and Graphic Designer, 2020
Part of a four-person team visual identity team for
the MFA exhibition in the School of Visual Arts.
Developed the visual identity concept, color scheme,
and three original typefaces.
Created print and digital collateral, as well as social media content to promote the exhibition.
Designed a print catalog showcasing the work of each student in the SVA master’s programs.
Designed and built an exhibition website as a proactive response to the necessary cancellation of the physical show.


Julian Parikh is a graphic designer who...
explores narrative storytelling and how queer forms of experimentation can help us better communicate content and ideas.


︎︎︎︎︎︎︎︎


︎   ︎   ︎


Resume



Education


Boston University, 2020
MFA, Graphic Design

Boston University, 2015
BS, Communication, Concentration in Advertising
Minors: Visual Arts, English


Experience


Freelance Graphic Design
June 2020–Present Designed thesis exhibition website for Boston University Art Education Program.
Collaborated with artists on two zine projects via Print Ain’t Dead, a bookstore and publishing platform.
Worked with visual artist to refine and update their portfolio design and newsletter.
Designed logo for a genomic research project.


The CreateWell Fund
Graphic Designer, June 2019–Present Re-designed the CreateWell Fund’s visual identity and created a new website for the organization.
Work with artists who receive the CreateWell award to showcase their artwork and current projects.

Boston University, College of Fine Arts
Part-Time Lecturer, Jan 2021–May 2021 Instructor for AR 123, Fundamentals of Design


MIT List Visual Arts Center
Graphic Design Intern, Sept 2019–Dec 2019 Designed print and digital materials to promote current and upcoming exhibitions and corresponding events.
Composed photo caption sheets for press use.


Office of Communications at Boston University College of Fine Arts
Graphic Designer, Sept 2018–Aug 2019 Created print, digital, and social media material for CFA events.
Designed print ads showcasing the various programs offered at CFA.
Planned, designed, and executed ad campaign for CFA’s 2019 performance at the Boston Symphony Orchestra.


East Meets West Bookstore
Volunteer Graphic Designer, May 2017–Aug 2018
Designed posters and social media content for community programming.

Grossman Marketing Group
Prepress Production Artist, Oct 2016–Aug 2018 Reformatted, redesigned, and resolved issues with supplied artwork to create production-ready content.
Preflighted and packaged files for outside vendors.
Prepared content for offset and digital printing.



Jacobson Floral Supply
Graphic Designer, Oct 2015–Sept 2016
Designed advertisements and promotional material.
Edited and retouched product photos for publication in store catalog.



Exhibitions



AREA CODE
Featured Artist: Video and Digital Art Drive-In Showcase, 2020


AIGA NY Fresh Grad
Featured Artist, 2020

Gallery 263 Emerge Digital Exhibition
Featured Artist and Artist Talk Participant, 2020

Boston University MFA Thesis Show
Featured Artist and Graphic Designer, 2020 Part of a four-person team visual identity team for
the MFA exhibition in the School of Visual Arts.
Developed the visual identity concept, color scheme,
and three original typefaces.
Created print and digital collateral, as well as social
media content to promote the exhibition.
Designed a print catalog showcasing the work of each student in the SVA master’s programs.
Designed and built an exhibition website as proactive response to the necessary cancellation of the physical show.



Contact


julianparikh@gmail.com


Julian Parikh © 2021

Julian Parikh © 2021