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Lakisha Johnson

Lakisha Johnson

Creative Director / 10 yrs

Indianapolis, IN

Me: A versatile and skilled design professional with project management experience and advanced qualifications in print and multimedia design for a wide range of clientele. Design is my life; not just a profession.

I enjoy finding unique and clear solutions to design problems. The power of visual persuasion is fascinating to me and I try to incorporate a sense of focus and beauty in all of my work.
Work History
  • February 2015 - Present

    Creative Director

    Strategic Healthcare Group

  • August 2013 - February 2015

    Graphic Designer

    Stonegate Mortgage

  • March 2011 - August 2013

    Creative Director

    Fanning Howey

    Oversees all aspects of the creative process. Responsible for determining the best way to visually represent the company’s identity. Develops high-level concepts for design projects. Manages project workflow and schedule of the graphics department. Works hard to understand the needs of clients in order to produce effective concepts for marketing materials. Coordinates production with vendors and other production support personnel. Assures all graphic projects are completed on time, within budget and meet or exceed client expectations.
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  • July 2008 - May 2011

    Freelancer - Owner

    FWD Design Co.

    Created graphic solutions to meet the specific needs of multiple clients. Developed ideas independently. Communicated with clients to ensure desired results were achieved and deadlines were met.
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  • June 2005 - July 2008

    Graphic Designer

    Outside Source Design

    Developed design solutions with high visual impact. Interpreted clients’ business needs and developed concepts to suit their purposes. Developed project estimates. Proofread work to ensure accuracy and quality. Collaborated with colleagues to complete complex, large-scale projects. Developed unique design within strict brand guidelines within limited timeframes. Used Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, Powerpoint, Quark, Dreamweaver and Flash.
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Education
  • Finance & Marketing

    MBA Candidate

    2014 -
  • Computer Programming

    Continuing Studies

    2010 - 2011
  • Visual Communications

    Bachelor of Arts

    2002 - 2005