KELLY JOHNSON:

Portland, Oregon/Vancouver, WA: 360-936-3074
Email: kelly@thumbslinger.com

Summary of Qualifications

Veteran of agency environments and dealing with clients ranging from one-person shops to Fortune 500 companies. Creative power-house with technical training and know-how to execute creative properly. B-2-B and B-2-C experience across the spectrum in industries including: biotech, law, oil and gas, state/government, finance, retail and others. Inspires co-workers and raises the bar of work in all regards. Will 'figure out how to make it work' everytime.

Education:

1991 Oklahoma State University, BFA Degree in Graphic Design, Stillwater, Oklahoma
1988 Midland College, Associates Degree - Midland, Texas

Experience:

Present

Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas. - Camas, Washington:
October 2012 - present

Charles Schwab Inc. - Austin, Texas:
March 2010-August 2012

Freelancer - Austin, Texas:
July 2008-March 2010

Interactive Lead - LTA - Austin, Texas:
Nov. 2006-July 2008

Senior Art Director - Mark Deitch - Burbank, California:
Jan. 2005- Oct. 2006

Art Director - Canon Communications - Los Angeles, California:
Oct. 2003 – Jan. 2005

Guest Instructor: Advanced Advertising - Nossi College of Design - Nashville, Tennessee:
May 2003 – Aug 2003

Senior Art Director - The Focus Group - Houston, Texas:
June 1999 – May 2002

Art Director - Logic Design - Houston, Texas:
August 1998 – April 1999

Art Director - Ferrell and Spell Advertising - Tyler, Texas:
July 1995 – August 1998

Artist/Pre-Press - Hudson Printing and Graphic Design - Longview, Texas:
September 1994 – July 1995

Design Specialist - Brookshire Grocery Company - Tyler, Texas:
November 1991 – September 1994

Primary Assets

Awards / Honors

Summit Award, Bronze for iPod Flash promo.
APEX Award of Excellence for custom publishing magazine.
Inclusion in Big Book of Logos by David Carter.
Various awards through AAF in Houston Ad Federation.
Juror for Oklahoma State University Student Art Show. Evaluations given to senior portfolios.
Special Judges Award for Outstanding Creativity.
(East Texas Advertising Federation 10th district)
Addy award for Agency Christmas promotion. (East Texas Advertising Federation 10th district)
Silver, Bronze and Merit awards from the East Texas Advertising Federation 10th district
1st place in Graphex competition - Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Work completed for:

Apartial list includes: Sharp Electronics, Charles Schwab, Activision, Pixar, Blizzard, JC Penney, National Recording Academy of Arts& Sciences, All Star Guitar Night, Symantec, Sybase, Gibson Guitars,Loomis, Fargo & Co., Mitsubishi Caterpillar, Shell Oil, ShellChemicals, Solvay Polymers, BMW, TeleCheck, Temple Inland, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Instruments, Good Samaritan Hospitals, Los AngelesPolice Protective League, Los Angeles Sherriff's Association, and CanonCommunications.

Additional work samples available at:

www.thumbslinger.com

References Upon Request