TAYLOR JOHNSON

ASPIRING UX DESIGNER

Summary

  • Eager college student ready to apply the following skills in the "real world." Dedicated, professional individual with five years of leadership experience in the workplace. Known to be a creative, detail oriented person who utilizes critical thinking to solve any problem. Demonstrates active listening skills in order to learn new ideas or concepts as quickly as possible.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media

Anticipated May 2019

Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

Overall 4.0 GPA

  • Presidential Honor Roll (6 trimesters)

Professional Experience

Digital Manager |  Knacktive  |  Maryville, MO

Digital Manager |  Knacktive  | 

Maryville, MO

January 2019 - Present

  • Learning how to strategize and communicate with team members in order to develop an effective marketing plan for the Maryville Board of Tourism.
  • Will brainstorm and implement ideas for the Board's logo, website, and social media sites.

Crew Chief  |  Culver's  |  Olathe, KS

May 2011 - Present

  • Began as a crew member, but was promoted 3 times due to leadership skills and strong work ethic.
  • One of the first hourly employees selected to attend a National Culver's Conference in February that focused on marketing, engagement, and guest experience.
  • Demonstrates leadership by training new employees and working alongside management to help each shift run smoothly.
  • Learned customer service skills, such as how to communicate with others and problem solve.

Photographer  |  Northwest Missourian  |

Maryville, MO

Photographer  |  Northwest Missourian |  Maryville, MO

August - December 2017

  • Learned how to manually operate a Canon EOS Rebel and take photos for the sports, news, and entertainment sections of the newspaper.
  • Completed three weekly assignments while communicating with the Photography Beat Leader.

Technical Skills

User Testing/UX
Adobe XD
HTML
CSS
Balsamiq
Invision
InDesign
Google Analytics
Photography
Wordpress

Involvement

Mentee  |  UXPA Mentorship Program

June 2018 - Present

  • Received guidance from a mentor regarding my resume, portfolio, and classwork.
  • Attended UXPA events to discuss and learn more about user experience, such as the topics of user testing, strategy, and research.

Member |  AdInk Advertising Club

August 2018 - Present

  • Listened to professional speakers in the advertising industry and attended various networking events.

Leadership Member |  Baptist Student Union

December 2017 - Present

  • Gained experience working alongside others to plan events that would grow a sense of community in the group.

Member |  Northwest Dance Company

August 2015 - Present

  • Quick learner; memorized dances within 5 weeks and performed them to hundreds of people.