My name is Denise Johnson and I am a freelance graphic designer in the Chicagoland area. I am a hands-on doer with a proven ability to take ideas from concept to execution. I have a diverse and flexible creative style along with expert technical skills and industry knowledge of traditional and online mediums. I am a visual storyteller with a passion for branding, color and typography.

And I would love to hear about your project, drop me a line.


  • Strategic design and branding
  • Fervent love for color and typography
  • High standard of crafting design and aesthetics
  • Strong and meaningful conceptual skills
  • An ability to adapt my skills to any style
  • Experienced in hand-lettering
  • Illustration skills, including infographics and icons
  • Excel at problem solving design challenges
  • Enlighten and inspire design thinking in others
  • Experience mentoring and managing projects, design teams, print vendors, and other resources
  • Driven to learn and perfect new techniques and methods
  • Art direction on photo shoots