Maxim Zhukov's main occupation is multilingual typography. For many years he served as a typographic co-ordinator to the United Nations. Zhukov is involved in typeface design, consulting for many individual designers and type foundries. He taught typographic design at his alma mater, Moscow Printing Institute, and now teaches at Parsons School of Design and Cooper Union in New York. Maxim Zhukov writes on typography and type design. He is a member of a number of Russian and American professional societies and associations. He is a member of the Board of ATypl, and the country delegate for Russia.