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Student Spotlight: Katie Minchak

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Katie Minchak is a Brooklyn-based designer, illustrator and graduating Senior in Communication Design. She specializes in brand development, graphic design, book design, and creative direction.   Who do you look up…

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Social Media Student Assistant Needed

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Position Title: Student Assistant / Instagram Parsons School of Design Location New York City Position Type: Student Department: Deans Office, Parsons School of Design Pay: $17.00 per hour Time: 5 –…

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Alumni Feature: Candice Ralph

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  CD alumna Candice Ralph has worked for a variety of companies including Teen Vogue, Kate Spade, RoAndCo, Mother New York, and Droga5 since graduating from Parsons in 2008. — We checked…

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Part Time Editorial Assistant Needed


New York Architecture Diary Editorial Assistant, part-time   New York Architecture Diary ( is the essential guide to architecture exhibitions and events taking place across the New York City metro area. Founded in…

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Web Designer Needed


Web Designer, Tar Sands Song Book We are looking for a talented web designer to create a rich user experience for the Tar Sands Song Book, a new TEDC-funded interdisciplinary music and…

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In the Classroom: Information Design Concepts

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Julia Wargaski’s Information Design Concepts course helps students unearth their capacity to weave complex information design narratives into user-centered solutions. A semester-long deep dive and immersion in relevant information design processes…

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Parsons Festival | May 5-9

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Festival Highlights May 5-9 Parsons Chat Series: Michael Donovan Thursday, May 05, 12:30-1:30 pm Event Cafe University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, lower level RSVP Here The Parsons Chat Series is an exciting…

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Faculty Highlight: Jonathan Vingiano

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Jonathan Vingiano is a part-time faculty at Parsons and currently works as creative director at agency Barton F Graf. When he isn’t co-teaching Topics: Web/Mobile Products at Parsons, Jonathan works on…

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Company Description: The global Public Relations group of inVentiv Health (formerly Chandler Chicco Companies) helps launch brands and build the reputations of companies working to improve human health. With an integrated…

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Junior Designer Needed For Virgin Cruises

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Virgin Cruises is on an exciting journey to create the world’s most irresistible and talked about travel brand. The driving force in making this a reality will be our fantastic team, based…

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Web Developer Needed at the Parsons Dean’s Office


This position will work closely with Parsons’ Web Developer to support ongoing design and development for Parsons’ suite of WordPress blogs, including: All school magazines listed below and their corresponding program…

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In the Classroom: Core Interaction

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Brendan Griffiths and Brian Watterson’s Core Interaction class serves as an introduction to interactive design for the web. In this section of the course, students design and develop a series of…

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Illustration Alumni Feature: “Hyperakt” on Mashable

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Read this great Mashable article on 2000/01 Parsons BFA illustration grads! Peraza was an asylum seeker from Cuba, arriving in Miami as a child in 1984. Zeltser was a religious refugee from…

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Employment Opportunity: Assistant Professor, Graphic Design and General Education


Monmouth University The Department of Art and Design seeks an artist/designer, with the ability to teach both studio and lecture courses. The ideal candidate should have expertise in the field of…

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Faculty Highlight: Ingrid Chou

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Parsons faculty, Ingrid Chou, teaches Thesis and Exhibition Design at Parsons while simultaneously leading the MoMA Design Studio as Associative Creative Director. She has contributed  to the design of Tim Burton’s…

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Alumni Feature: Nadine Muhtadi

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    CD alumna Nadine Muhtadi is currently the junior designer at Noë & Associates, a brand consultancy based in New York. Her work calls attention to the miniscule, unnoticed details…

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Tall Tales From A Large Man

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Wednesday, April 27 6:30—8:30 pm The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall The New School 66 West 12th Street 6:30-7:00PM Doors open & check-in 7:00-8:30PM Presentation 8:30-9:00PM Book signing & reception   There…

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Faculty Highlight: Ken Meier

Color Me Beautiful, 2012 — Taking its aesthetic cues from Douglas Sirk and 1950s Hollywood melodramas, this title explores the strange world of color as it relates to feminine ideals and the concept of beauty.
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  Co-creator of design studio Common Name, Ken Meier has worked with clients such as Wolff Olins, The Yale School of Art, and The Queens Museum of Art. Most recently, Common…

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Video Intern, Branded Production Internship with Refinery29


Refinery29 is looking for excited, curious, and dedicated interns to join our Branded Entertainment team for SUMMER 2016. The Video Team at Refinery29 is at the forefront of digital storytelling: creating…

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In the Classroom: Computational Form

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In Justin Bakse’s Computational Form class, students get to combine art and computer programming to create unique works that range from animations to posters. Utilizing manipulation along with creation, they build…

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design is anchored by two intense core areas of inquiry: typography and interaction. From there, students investigate various approaches, methods, and media through a selection of courses, internships, and sponsored projects within the realms of publication, interaction design, branding, advertising, type design, information design, motion graphics, and environmental design.

For more information, including admission, curriculum, faculty, and courses, visit BFA Communication Design on the Parsons website.

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