Designer + Illustrator
Shehzil Malik is a designer and illustrator with a focus on societal issues like women’s rights, feminism and identity constructs. She leads an independent studio collaborating on work ranging from fashion design, publication design, illustration and branding.
Her work has been featured in CNN, DW and Forbes and clients include Sony Music, Penguin, Google Allo, Sterling Publishing as well as local brands like Generation, Patari and Leisure Club and the nonprofit Behbud.
She is a Fulbright scholar with an MFA in Visual Communication Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is also part of the International Development Innovation Network (IDIN). She has previously taught at Beaconhouse National University, and worked as art director at Ogilvy & Mather, been part of the Arcade Creative Group at Sony Music in New York City as well served as the art director of a socially conscious startup, Uth Oye! in Lahore.
Featured speaker at the National Digital Design Conference, Islamabad 2017
TedX speaker at Habib University, Karachi 2017
Speaker at UX Pakistan conference, Lahore 2017
Design Faciliator at International Design Development Summit (IDDS) Sisaket, Thailand 2017
Australian Awards Fellow for “Human Centred Design: Local Innovation for Development”, Australia 2017
Member of the International Development Innovation Network (IDIN), 2016– present
Semi-finalist, Adobe Design Achievement Awards, 2014
Fulbright scholarship, 2012-14
Gold Medalist (highest CGPA) BFA in Visual Communication Design, 2010