Qazi Fazli Azeem

Graphic Designer and Adjunct Faculty Member, SZABIST University Karachi

Karachi, Pakistan
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I am a Graphic Designer and Design Educator with over two decades of international design experience.

Work Experience

SZABIST University Karachi

Graphic Designer and Adjunct Faculty Member

I am an adjunct faculty at the undergrad Media Sciences Department at SZABIST Karachi. I taught:
Fall 2015: "Concepts of Design"
Spring 2015, "Design Practices 1"
Fall 2014, "Digital Design and Publishing"
Spring 2010: "Publication Design"
Fall 2009: "Graphic Design", "Image Design"
August 2009 - Present Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi Institute Of Technology And Entrepreneurship

Head of Department, School of Arts and Design

I joined KITE in December 2014 as their founding Head of Department for their School of Art and Architecture, launching their their 4-year B.Des Bachelors in Design (Communication Design, Industrial Design, Textile Design, Interior Design and Media Arts) undergrad design degree, chartered by the Sindh HEC (Government of Pakistan). I taught courses, hired and managed faculty and oversaw student progression. I created their design curriculum, visit to view it.
some courses I taught there: User experience, History of Arts and Architecture 1 (3 credits), Computer Graphics 1 (2 credits), Computer Graphics 2 (3 credits), Entrepreneurship Seminar (3 credits), Film and Video 1 (3 credits), Digital Marketing (2 credits), User Experience Design (2 credits), Graphic Design 1 & 2, Communication Design studios and the Final Year Project.
December 2014 - June 2019 Pakistan

Indus Valley School Of Art And Architecture

Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication Design

I was the primary fulltime computer graphics faculty member at the Indus Valley School of Art &
Architecture at the departments of Communication Design, Fine Arts, Textile Design and in the
Apparel Design and Film & TV postgraduate diplomas. Through IVS, I was an institutional member of ICOGRADA-IDA International Council of Graphic Design Associations.
• Member, IVS Information Technology Committee
• Undergrad thesis project adviser for Communication Design, Fine Arts and Textile Design
• Taught workshop on Student Learning Disabilities for IVS Faculty members
• Supervised Colors Magazine design project at IVS by Prof. Shoaib Nabi, American Uni. of Sharjah
• Organized Pakistan’s first Industry/Academia Gaming and Animation Conference at IVS, 2011
• Panel Member on Arts Arena Career Guidance show by Aga Khan Education Service, Oct 2011
• Jury Member - 6th International Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, Toyota Indus Motors, Feb 2012
• Represented IVS and won the World Bank mLab South Asia $380K bid along with Pakistan Software Export Board, NCA and UET, 2012
November 2008 - August 2012 Karachi, Pakistan

Landscape PLC

Creative Director

During my work at Landscape Pakistan, I supervised a team of designers and created their visual identity for social media, websites, presentations, user experience, usability, e-commerce websites as well as their 2015 product and services printed catalogs.
September 2014 - December 2014 Pakistan


Massachusetts College Of Art And Design (MassArt)

MFA Design

I studied Interaction Design, User Experience, Industrial Design, Communication Design, Educational Technology, User Interfaces, Autism, Special Needs, Internet of Things (IOT), Creative Learning and Graphic Design.
August 2012 - May 2014 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Graduate Courses

Creative Learning Technologies, Media LabX: New Educational Platforms, Digital Entrepreneurship
January 2013 - May 2014 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


English (Native),
Hindi (Native),
Urdu (Native),


Finalist Prize - Saint's Row IV "Warped Weapon Challenge" 2013


US State Department

Fulbright Scholar



Adobe Aftereffects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, App Design, APP Inventor, Arduino, Autism, Educational Technology, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Processing, Prototyping, User Experience, User Interfaces, Website Design,