CREATIVE DIRECTOR & UX DESIGNER

Designer and developer of Digital Media specializing in Web Design, UX and UI for mobile-first, responsive design. Employer and client list includes MTV, Showtime, Out and Advocate magazines, AOL and Time Warner.


OUT.COM
Out is the world’s leading brand for the LGBTQ+ community.

As Creative Director of Digital Media, specific responsibilities included initial concepts, pencil sketches, wireframes, rapid functional prototypes, and final mockups, for the flagship website.

All components were designed to work in conjunction with the print version.

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Jane Lynch The Advocate Magazine - Dave Johnson Web Design

ADVOCATE.COM
The Advocate has been the major news source for the LGBTQ+ community for over 50 years.

Responsible for front-end redesign of website, integration into the existing editorial workflow, and preservation of legacy content.

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PRIDE.COM
Originally designed by an outside agency, the company requested an internal redesign for the site utilizing their existing back-end templates.

The redesigned site simplified media buys and streamlined editorial workflow.

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CHILL.US
Chill is a print publication offering health-related information for the African American community.

The website was designed to complement the print version while adhering to the company’s existing Drupal platform and guidelines.

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OUTTRAVELER.COM
The premiere travel guide for the LGBTQ+ community. The site features original and unique content for sophisticated travelers.

Responsibilities included original web site designs, final photoshop mockups, internal presentations and Q/A.

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PLUS
Focused on the mind, body and spirit of HIV+ people, Plus is available in print and digital formats. The website is designed to complement and enhance the print version which is available in clinics and medical facilities nationwide.

Responsibilities included font selection, Photoshop mockups, internal presentations and final Q/A.

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Tiffany & Co.

Designed and developed a holiday gift guide with direct links to client’s product pages.

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Stoli Vodka - Dave Johnson Web Design

Stoli Cocktail Classic

Designed a microsite promoting a nationwide bartender competition. The site included contests, live Google map embeds, voting modules and promotional slide shows.

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Kenneth Cole - Dave Johnson Web Design

Kenneth Cole

Designed and developed a shopping guide celebrating Pride Month with direct links to client product pages.

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TOPMAN - Dave Johnson Web Design

TOPMAN

Developed a gift guide based on looks from classic Out Magazine covers.

The guide contains shopping links to TOPMAN product pages.

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