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Hi!

I'm Joey Johnson

Freelance Graphic Designer

ABOUT ME


20+ years of experience

I'm a seasoned graphic designer adept in maintaining established visual brands as well as building new ones. My duties routinely involve conceptualization, research, image and text formatting, troubleshooting for accessibility, and revising and optimizing designs for print and digital distribution. 

DESIGN skills


I'm good at designing:

Publications

Reports, brochures, programs, workbooks, templates, magazines and tool kits. 

eLearning Graphics

Captivate-ready PSD files and storyboards, slide presentations, companion workbooks and worksheets.

Visual Branding

Color and font analysis, visual brand audits, style guide design.

Infographics

Image research, vector illustrations, idea analysis.

Identity Graphics

Logos, business card, letterhead, envelope.

Social Media Graphics

Month to month post  scheduling and content planning support. 

Large Format Graphics

Posters, banners, signage, backdrops.

Digital Assets

Email marketing, website graphic optimization.

MY experience


Roles I've performed:

SEPTEMBER 2015 - PRESENT

E-Learning Specialist/
Graphic Designer
(Contractor: Avant Solutions)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Public Health Associate Program – CDC
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention – CDC
Small Business Innovation Research – CDC

• Design graphic interfaces for online public health courses and training.


• Create collateral for annual training events and public health initiatives.


• Provide on-demand graphics support.

APRIL 1998 -PRESENT

Graphic Designer/Owner

Bulb Graphics, LLC

• Provide on-demand graphics support to over 70 clients including government entities, academic institutions, Fortune 100 companies and small businesses.

• Establish visual brand elements for various clients. 


• Research unique ways to present content within the scope of each client's visual brands.

JUNE 1997 - OCTOBER 2006

Graphics Specialist (Contractor: TRW, Electronic Data Systems, Northrup Grumman)

National Center on Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilities – CDC
National Centers for Environmental Health – CDC

Agency for Toxic Substances and
Disease Registry – CDC
Office of the Director – CDC

• Provided center- and agency-wide, on-demand graphics support.


• Selected out of 10 of the agency’s best designers to create The State of CDC Annual Report (publication disseminated to over 15,000 CDC employees and multiple stakeholders).

portfolio​​​​


What I've designed:

community forum flyer
C.D.C. S.B.I.R. Topic Development Training Workbook
Mind Katalyst infographic
Girls Inc. breakfast flyer
Relearn Interactive logo
Parks and Recreation annual report
we are dekalb magazine
conference logo
violence against  women is a global issue flyer
We Are DeKalb magazine
W.I.C. program booklet
Spelman College infographic
National Adoption Month flyer
Avant Solutions logo
Boots on the Ground Epidemiology course
State of C.D.C. Annual Report
impact report infographic
Wednesday's Child banner
Training event agenda at a glance

MY EDUCATION


My academic experience:

OCT 2008 - DEC 2010

Film and Video

Georgia State University

Studied film-making with a focus on production design, lighting, and concept development. Core training in Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro.

MAY 1996 - MAY 1998

Associate in Arts, Visual Communications

Art Institute of Atlanta

Studied concepts in graphic design, fine art, and photography. Gained core skills in industry-standard software.

SOFTWARE skills


I'm proficient with:

INDESIGN

ADOBE ACROBAT

ILLUSTRATOR

CAMTASIA

PHOTOSHOP

PREMIERE PRO

POWERPOINT

WORD

RECOGNITION


My work has been awarded the:

CDC
Communications
Award

Georgia Tourism Award

Her Story Award
DeKalb County

Apex Award
DeKalb County
Chamber of Commerce

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People have said:

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 It was a pleasure as usual working with Joey. She was quick, uniquely creative, responsive and accommodating. We’ve received great compliments on the design.  

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Tiffany Fell

CDC

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Joey couldn't have been more professional and courteous. Best of all, the timeline was exceeded.  I would recommend her without hesitation. 


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Lahoma Leonard

TriCap Financial Services

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We have used Joey on a number of important, high profile projects and each time she has gone above and beyond to provide us with excellent service and quality, graphics. 

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Princella White

DeKalb County