Professor, Graphic Design
-Industry Sponsored Project
-International Exchange Program and Workshop
MFA, Hong-Ik University,
MFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Prof. Chang Sik Kim, Associate Professor at San Jose State University, completed a Bachelor of Fine Art degree (1989) and a Master of Fine Arts (1991) in Visual Communication Design at Hongik University in Seoul, Korea, and a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design (Interaction Design emphasis) at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 2000. He has taught at Hongik University, Anyang Tech College, and University of Illinois prior to joining the faculty of Graphic Design at San Jose State in 2000.
Chang has published three complete books, many articles and held three solo exhibitions that contain works on extremely diverse experimental subjects. Professionally, he designed several newspapers, magazines, and more than 150 book covers besides creating many successful characters design and on-line class web sites in Korea and United States. He has been an Art Director at Korea Herald Weekly in Seoul, Korea (1995–1996), Neoalchemia Design Studio in San Jose, CA (1999–2004) and a freelance designer and consultant since 1991. Chang Kim has expertise in Metamorphic Image Making with Experimental Typography, Visual Identity Design, as well as Mascot Design involving a wide range of corporate and institutional clients and has earned numerous awards from national/international competitions.
Chang's Clients have included Samsung Electronics, Cooliris, Hyundai Motors, Donghwa Bank, and Korea Hearld Weekly Magazine, Korea IT Network, Celluon, among others. His recent work and research have emphasized dynamic interactive design. His research papers, articles, and works have appeared in various professional publications including Graphis, Print, How magazine, ICOGRADA Conference, AIGA, Logolounge, Monthly Design, MAC World Korea, LG AD Magazine, Vidak annuals.