Ken Harper

Ken Harper | 2011 Faculty

Ken Harper started his professional career as a designer at Sun Publications in Chicago. Harper went on to join the features design staff at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, where he began his transition to new media design. Harper decided on a digital vagabond lifestyle, traveling around the country by motorcycle, designing on a freelance basis through his own company, IronCladImages.com. He has worked as a multimedia designer and producer for MSNBC.com, New York Life, Bausch & Lomb and various non-profit organizations including the United Nations, ElectronicIntifada.net and Aidchild. Harper served as an interactive producer and designer at RockyMountainNews.com in Denver, Colorado, before becoming as Assistant Professor of Multimedia Photography and Design at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, where his main interest of research and creative work is Liberia.