Project Management & Facilitation

Media Manager & Consultant | Sidewalk Detroit | 2018 – Present | www.sidewalkdetroit.com

Local Non-Profit Arts and Development Organization

Contractual social media management, digital strategy execution and consulting, media relations and press releases, multi-media content creation, digital and event communications with stakeholders, artists, and collaborative organizations.

 

Marketing & Public Relations Manager | CMAP | 2017 – Present | www.cmapdetroit.com

Local Non-Profit Arts Production House

Contractual social media management, multi-media content creation, media relations and press releases, website management, grants consultation, coordinating and liaising with designers, stakeholders, and Detroit Fringe Festival artists.

Creator & Chef | New-Armenian Supper Club | 2013 – 2020 | www.juliengodman.com

Multinational Low-Profit Culinary Venture

Creator of experience-based culinary venture, recreated Armenian traditional vegetarian dishes, shared cultural aspects of Armenia through thematic and sensory space. Produced hundreds of events in Detroit, as well as special events in Paris, Los Angeles, and Yerevan.

 

Learning Lab Facilitator | TUMO Center for Creative Technologies | 2018, 2020 | www.tumo.org

Multinational NGO Arts and Technology Learning Center 

Contractual onsite/offsite learning lab immersion, facilitation and lead instruction for teens, on creative writing, based on identity, culture, and family through the medium of food. Onsite in Yerevan (2018), offsite via remote instruction (2020).

 

Producer & Spokesperson | Weird Homes Tour – Metro Detroit | 2018 – 2020 | www.weirdhomestour.com

National For-Profit Creative Event Company

Contractual media relations and press releases, company representation and community liaising, multi-level large event production, employee recruitment and management, relationship management with stakeholders and homeowners.

 

Elections Tabulator | The Detroit News | 2017 – 2020 | www.detroitnews.com

Regional Print And Digital News Outlet

Contractual special, primary, and general elections votes/initiatives tabulator, data input, research, clerk's office liaising.

 

Marketing & Development Director | PuppetART Theater | 2013 – 2016 |  www.puppetart.org

Local Non-Profit Puppetry Museum and Live Theater

Grants writing, social media and digital communications management, corporate and media relations, operations and employee management, strategic five-year plan consultation, facilitated approximately $50,000 in new funding.

 

Associate Producer | A Host of People (The Harrowing performance series) | 2015 | www.ahostofpeople.org

Local Non-Profit Social Issue Focused Theatre Troupe

Digital and print marketing, external communications, community outreach, contractor scouting.

  

Authorship & Creative Contribution

 

Contributing Writer | The Metropolitan | Detroit | 2016 – Present | www.themetdet.com/author/godman

Digital social/culture publication (formerly print), background on narrative storytelling, social critique, travelogues. 

Creator & Curator | a letter from julien | 2019 – Present | https://mailchi.mp/29cd3aea4a13/december302020letter

Twice a month cultural and social Mailchimp e-newsletter, containing creative endeavors, articles, and resources. 500+ subscribers.

 

Creative Consultant | One In A Million | Music Video | Detroit | 2020

Full production music video, queer female rap artist based in Los Angeles, worked with Director on script and visuals.

 

Author | Andanzas, Volume I, Friends | Detroit & Guadalajara | 2019 | www.juliengodman.com

Print collection of four short stories on friendship and human connection, designed and published by Ban Pang Editorial.

 

Contributing Author | Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook | Detroit | 2017 | www.beltpublishing.com

Print neighborhood-based creative guidebook of City of Detroit, edited by Aaron Foley, published by Belt Publishing.

Contributing Writer | TBD Magazine | Detroit | 2017 

Contractual narrative writer, focus on Detroit neighborhoods and peoples.

 

Contributing Video Arts Journalist | Creative Voice | Detroit & Ann Arbor | 2016 – 2017

Contractual app-based video production, onsite interviews, and coverage of local arts and culture events.

 

Production Designer | Black Petunia | Independent Feature | Detroit | 2016

Full production, micro-budget film, categorized as post-apocalyptic cerebral, managed set designs.

 

Production Designer | Hummingbird | Independent Feature | Detroit | 2013

Full production, micro-budget film, categorized as post-apocalyptic coming of age, managed set designs.

 

Education & Tools

 

Linguistics | Bachelor of Arts | Wayne State University | Expected 2022

Strong base in cultural and identity-based linguistics, sociolinguistics, universal language building blocks; intermediate reading knowledge of French and Spanish, elementary knowledge of Turkish, Mandarin, and Armenian.

African American Studies | Bachelor of Arts | Wayne State University | Expected 2022

Grounding in African diaspora and African American histories, cultures, worldviews, social and civic practices, and thought.

 

Digital Humanities | Course Certification | Harvard University / Harvard X | 2020

 

Digital Proficiencies | Buffer, Hootsuite, Mailchimp, Wordpress, Wix, Google Drive & Analytics, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Suite, Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Youtube, Varied Crowdfunding Platforms, Boomerang, Asana, SEO

 

Fellowship & Volunteerism

 

Global Fellow | Salzburg Global Seminar | 2019 – Present | www.salzburgglobal.org

Young Cultural Innovators Forum 2019 fellowship and residency in Austria, recipient of 2020 Kresge Foundation funded cultural immersion travel grant to Zimbabwe and South Africa, recipient of 2020 creative mini-project grant.

 

Organizer & Publicist | Detroit Kite Festival | 2018 – 2020 | www.detroitkitefestival.org

Narrative and social media consultation, public and media relations management, event planning and coordination.

 

Special Projects Advisor | Beatrice & Reymont Paul Foundation | 2018 – 2020 | www.paulfoundation.org

Special projects and grantee-related consultation.

Fellow | Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation | 2015 – 2016 | www.afpglobal.org

Fellowship on development and industry best practices, in partnership with Association of Fundraising Professionals.

 

Executive Committee Member | Emerging Arts Leaders of Detroit – Project | Forward Arts | 2015

Local chapter project of Americans for the Arts, MCACA grant recipient, arts administration solidarity and networking.

 

Board Member | APIA (Asian & Pacific Islander American) Vote MI | 2009 – 2011 | www.apiavotemi.org

Concentration on memberships, volunteer management and recruitment, established inaugural fundraising dinner.

 

Founding Board Member | Hostel Detroit | 2010 | www.hosteldetroit.com

Concentration on opening ceremonies, community partnerships, crafted and voted on corporate policies and procedures.

 

President | Youth Advisory Council | Saginaw Community Foundation | 2006 – 2007 | www.saginawfoundation.org

Concentration on grant making for projects aimed at youth enrichment, volunteer initiatives, family charities, park clean-ups.