Jerri Johnson



Jerri's career in graphic design began in advertising but has expanded to include corporate, packaging, and editorial design. She graduated from the New School of Art where she studied with Robert Markle, Graham Coughtry and Gord Rayner. Jerri joined the School of Design faculty in 1998 and is a member of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario. After managing the studio at Leo Burnett Advertising for seven years Jerri left to establish Major Design, an independent firm where she worked on a variety of accounts. Through her firm she designed a unique package for Proctor & Gamble's Crest toothpaste. This product is featured in The Look of the Century, published by Firefly in association with Cooper-Hewitt, The National Design Museum and the Smithsonian Institution. She is the author of The Little Helper, published by General Publishing and has designed four books for Somerville House: Chew on This!, Toe Tapper, Abra Cadabra and Soakin' Science. Jerri remains active in the industry and recently created a new corporate identity for Mr. Greenjeans featuring thirty art installations for the downtown restaurant.