Merrick Henry
Graphic Design, United States
 
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Contact details
342 Bull Street
Savannah College of Art&Design
Savannah, Ga, 31402
Tel: 912 5255000
Brief Summary
Professional Working Experience

Professor of Graphic Design. 2004- present. Savannah College of Art and Design, GA.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses. Curriculum consist of four (4) five credit classes per quarter, teaching senior level typography and computer related courses. Each course focuses on research, real field experiences and historical context through typography and alternative methods of designs.

Assistant Web Administrator. 2002- 04. Kansas State University, KS.
Art Department. Manhattan, KS. Responsible for updating/ up-linking information on existing art website. Communicating with faculty and staff regarding valid information and resources for KSU Art website. Knowledge with LAN networking and internet usage for art department and faculty. Generating/ creating visual graphics and materials to maintain the stability and navigation on the art website.

Graduate Student Assistantship. 2001- 04. Kansas State University, KS.
Responsible for 16-18 students in a digital environment and computer-imaging course. The course provides basic information about graphic design and interactive design. Lecture within a space and instruct students on the latest computer applications in response to the principles of design and visual communication.

Graphic Designer/Production Artist. 2001- 02. Kansas State University, KS.
Kansas State University Regents Educational Communication Center. Manhattan, KS. Bob
Dole Hall. Involved with the development of graphic signage for the university�s local television coverage for the Kansas Board of Regents to the telecast uplink of sport related broadcast and commercials. Responsible for the design development and maintenance of production sets within each studio.

Freelance Designer. 2001- 02. Salina Athletic Organization. Salina, KS.
Responsible for graphic logos for local teenage soccer organization through print and commercial usages. Communicate with local clients and sports organizations regarding layout and design through final stages of print process.

Public Relations Coordinator. 2000- 01. Middle Georgia College. Cochran, GA.
Responsible for college relations, advertising campaigns and investment relations. Responsibilities included communicating and working closely with the President of the college and maintaining a cooperative relationship with representatives of the student body and community. Also involved with the development process from print and broadcast journalism.

Production Assistant. Summer intern- 2000. Arliss Studios. Burbank, CA.
Duties included delivering scripts within the downtown Los Angeles area to actors and cast
members. Conduct and supervised casting events and helped organize script development for television/cable network. Involved with the organization of episodes for producers and directors of each production on set.

Graphic Designer. Intern- 1999. Sunflower Bank. Salina, KS.
Generated/ design graphic illustration through computer related application and responsible for process and functionality of all graphics created. Assist with color separation process and typesetting throughout final output stages of print.

Computer Skills

Computer Platform
Power Mac, Tiger OSX 10 (Latest versions)
IBM Compatible & Windows

Animation and Interaction
Macromedia Flash MX &
Macromedia Player 7.0
Adobe After Effects CS3

Digital Video Editing (intermediate)
Adobe Premier CS3
DVD Studio 2.0

Programming Language (intermediate)
DHTML HTML
Java Scripts
Action Script
XML

Media Design (advanced)
Dreamweaver MX
Fireworks MX
FreeHand
Image Making
Adobe Photoshop CS3
Adobe Illustrator CS3
Adobe Indesign CS3

Typography Page Layout (advanced)
QuarkXpress 6.0
Page Maker 7.0
Fontographer 2.0

Sound Editing (advanced)
Sound Effects
3-D Animation
Maxxon Cinema 4-D

Affiliations | Lectures | Honors
2007-08 SCAD (Chair of the Admissions Council), Savannah College of Art and Design Committee Panel. (http://www.scad.edu)

2007-08 Chair of the Graphic Design and Promotional Committee. Graphic Design Dept. (http://www.scad.edu)

2002-08 AIGA (American institute of Graphics Arts), USA Member of AIGA Chapter of Savannah College of Art and Design. http://www.aiga.com/

2002-04 Member of Art Department Visual Communication Committee and Board of Employment. Kansas State University. Http://www.ksu.edu/art/

2001-06 People to People Sports Ambassador Program, Spokane, Washington. http://www.sportsambassadors.org/

Lectures
2008 ‘Traditional Poster Design.’ Summer Seminar. Savannah College of Art and Design. Graphic Design Department

2008 Association of Free Community Papers. ‘What makes good Ad’ and ‘Successful Imagery in Ads.’ Palm Springs, CA. www.afcp.org

2007 AIGA Design Conference. Round table discussion with Steven Heller. http://designconference2007.aiga.org/dc-podcasts-and-slides

2007 AIGA Design Conference Ellen Lupton, Jessica Helfland and Steven Heller. http://designconference2007.aiga.org/dc-podcasts-and-slides

2007 Duffy and Partners, Savannah College of Art and Design, Interviewed by Professor Merrick Henry published by Professor Scot Boylston

2007 Allen HayleyÂ’s Typography Lecture. Savannah College of Art and Design. http://www.scad.edu/news/2008/scad-typographic-luminaries.cfm

2007 Chipp Kidd Lecture. Savannah College of Art and Design. http://www.scad.edu/about/news/topstories/2008/040208.cfm

2006 ‘Polish Poster Presentation.’ Alain Le Quernec. Lacoste, Renowned Poster Designer France. Savannah College of Art and Design

2006 ‘A Designer’s Journey.’ Professor Merrick Henry at Ahmadu Bello University. Zaria, Nigeria.

Creative Work
2002-04 Kansas State University Department of Art. Http://www.ksu.edu/art/
Webmaster/ Graphic Designer.

Kansas State University Club Soccer homepage. Assistant Webmaster.
www.ksu.edu/soccer

Graduate Research and Self-Promotional website development.

Honors and Awards
2007-08 WhoÂ’s Who Among AmericanÂ’s Teachers

2006-07 CambridgeÂ’s WhoÂ’s Who Among Executives and Teachers

2003-04 Winegardner Award For Excellence and Effort. Department of Art and Visual Communications, Kansas State University.

1999-00 Designer Recognition Award. Kansas Wesleyan University.

1998-99 Student Recognition Award. Kansas Wesleyan University.

1999-00 All-American Soccer Award. NSCAA. Kansas Wesleyan University. Adidas All- Regional Athlete. NSCAA/NAIA Conference. Kansas Wesleyan University.
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