About Me
Recent ︎︎︎
Works @ Brown

︎︎︎ Marketing Materials
︎︎︎ Exhibition Design
︎︎︎ Brand Identity

Archive ︎︎︎
Poster Design

︎︎︎ Stop Asian Hate
︎︎︎ Alienation
︎︎︎ If You Could See What I Hear
︎︎︎ The Grid
︎︎︎ Freelance Poster
︎︎︎ Creative Poster

Publication Design

︎︎︎ Openness (RISD MFA Thesis)
︎︎︎ We
︎︎︎ El Lissitzky And Werner Jeker
︎︎︎ On This Day
︎︎︎ Reframing Story
︎︎︎ Other (WIP)

Branding Design

︎︎︎ Chinese Medicine Box
︎︎︎ World Heritage Sites — Fuji Mountain
︎︎︎ Craftiles
︎︎︎ Astronaut Hall of Fame
︎︎︎ Daily Tea
︎︎︎ Melatonin Gummies
︎︎︎ Other Logo

Web/Mobile Design

︎︎︎ RISD Map
︎︎︎ Reflotus

Type Design

︎︎︎ Moiré Typeface
︎︎︎ Escape From Reality

Exhibit Design

︎︎︎ Maze
︎︎︎ Tap And Type
︎︎︎ Architect Exhibit
︎︎︎ History Exhibit
︎︎︎ Animal Exhibit

Information Design

Three Trips
Country Data


︎︎︎ Photography
︎︎︎ Video


︎︎︎ Illustration
︎︎︎ Printmaking

Qiwen Ju 句琦文
Introduction ︎︎︎

Qiwen (Kevin) Ju is a multidimensional graphic designer and illustrator with a Master’s degree in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. He currently serves as a visual designer at Brown University. Qiwen is passionate about pushing the boundaries of traditional 2D design and exploring multiple perspective and mediums to bring depth and dynamism to his designs.

Experience ︎︎︎
Nov 2022 — Now
Visual Designer
Brown University (Brown Arts Institute)
Rhode Island, United States

︎︎︎ Brown Arts Official Website
︎︎︎ Brown Arts Social Media
The Brown Arts Institute is a research enterprise that promotes innovative and interdisciplinary creative arts and arts scholarship through curriculum and program development, project and artist development, and engaged collaboration with campus departments, units, and creative communities both near and far. As a visual designer, I am responsible for the visual design for multiple departments, including Brown Arts Institute, The Lindemann Performing Arts Center, David Winton Bell Gallery, Cohen Gallery, Public Art, and Brown Art Departments.
2017 — Now
Freelance Designer
China and the United State
Responsible for designing brand identity, poster, website, illustration and publication. (Clients: Simulacra Art Lto, Beijing Doctor Zhaohui Ju, Beijing Wanyier, Beijing Jiangxiaozhu, Jiangyou Corporation, Yu Meng Investment Corporation, Spades Tealife, and Geeks Movie)
Sep 2020 — Aug 2021 · 1 yr
Teaching Assistant — Type 1 & Studio 2
Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island, United States
Assisted the professor in completing the course arrangement and one-on-one tutoring for Rhode Island School of Design undergraduates. Provided effective help for teachers and students.
Jan 2018 — Aug 2018 · 8 mos
Publicity and Event Planning Specialist
Haining Bright Time Media & Culture Communication Co. Ltd.
Beijing, China

Took charge of designing concept posters and publicity materials. Designed and managed the storyboard of film production and assisted with short film clips. Cooperated with famous Chinese directors including Lin Delv and actors including Jiang Wu and Yu Nan to produce more than ten films and TV dramas through designing relevant advising, event planning, and publicity management. Promoted the global marketing of the project and cooperated with sony music.
Jan 2017 — Sep 2017 · 9 mos
White Board, Purdue University
Indiana, United States

Illustrated education-relevant videos and posters to support the publicity of colleges. Edited articles for the above-mentioned videos.
Jan 2017 — May 2017 · 5 mos
Designer and Participant
Purdue University
Indiana, United States
Coordinated with another 13 students to hold an art exhibition at Purdue University. Planned and organized the exhibited works in terms of style, content, etc. Managed the exhibition-relevant tasks, including producing publicity materials, seeking sponsors, designing, and event planning.
May 2016 — Aug 2016 · 3 mos
Graphic Design Intern
Auchan Retail
Beijing, China

Participated in the program to develop seasonal publicity posters. Designed three black and white hand-painted posters themed on the family.
May 2015 — Aug 2015 · 3 mos
Graphic Design Intern
VIVI China Magazine
Beijing, China

Assisted with printing layout, designing, translation, etc. Participated in various events by offering basic support for staff to succeed in event management. Assisted with other design-relevant tasks.
May 2014 — Aug 2014 · 3 mos
Graphic Design Intern
Harper's Bazaar
Beijing, China

Assisted with designing magazine covers, print layout, and photography. Supported full-time designers with basic design schedules and won their praise and positive assessment.

Education ︎︎︎
2019 — 2022
Rhode Island School of Design
Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
2013 — 2017
Purdue University
Bachelor’s degree, Fine Arts

Ability ︎︎︎
  • Publication Design (ID)

  • Poster Design (Still/Motion)

  • Type Design (Latin/Chinese/Variable)

  • Branding Design (Logo/Packaging)

  • Information Design (ID/AI)
  • Web Design (Figma/XD/Github)

  • Exhibition Design (Sketchup C4D)

  • 3D Design (C4D/Blender/DN)

  • Photography (PS/LR)

  • Video Editing (AE/PR)
  • Printmaking (Screenprinting/Etching)

  • Illustration (Procreat/PS)

  • Calligraphy (Chinese/Latin)

  • Seal Engraving (Chinese)

  • Adobe Suite (PS/AI/ID/XD/AE/PR/DN/LR)