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Jennifer Lee Johnson

Makeup artist and hair stylist for Chicago and surrounding suburbs

Film – Commercial – Industrial – Editorial – Bridal – Runway

Kanye West “Yeezus” Tour – Dancers- 12/2013
The Limited – 50th Anniversary runway event at Water Tower Place Michigan Avenue 10/2013
B Discovered Dance Company – Photo shoot – 9/2013
Forward Motion Media – “Traffick” – Pilot 9/2013
Archlive TV – “Chicago’s Most Eligible” – Second City 9/2013
Production – Site Operations Office Manager – Riot Fest 9/2013
Target – 3.1 Phillip Lim – Consumer Event – Chicago Theater 8/2013
ESPN – MLS Soccer – 7/2013
Production – Site Operations Office Manager – North Coast Music Festival 7/2013
Tyndale House Publishing – Book Cover – 6/2013
Blue Rose Vintage – Fashion shoot – 6/2013
Production – Site Operations Office Manager – Spring Awakening Festival 6/2013
A&E “The First 48 – Missing Persons”- Found Films – Detective Pam Childs  – 5/2013
Friché – Fashion catalogue shoot – 5/2013
Runway – Brides Bubbles and Bliss – Jouer Cosmetics – 5/2013
Editorial – “Sywia Designs” – 5/2013
Photo shoot – Jaycee Gossett – 5/2013
Runway – Supreme Novelty Fabrics/Chicago Fashion Incubator – 4/2013
Commercial video – Gold Rush Girls – 4/2013
Scri Pic – Feature – “Great Controversy” – 4/2013
LATTE Theater – “The Giver” – 3/2013
Commercial video – Gold Rush Girls 3/2013
Music video – Anthony Bryant – “Screaming for War” 3/2013
Video shorts (30) – “Scene Nights” – Northern Illinois University (NIU) 3/2013
GO! Productions – Chicago Auto Show – “Pentatonix” performing for KIA 2/2013
Ben Mahoney Productions – Corporate video – 2/2013
Legion Media – Corporate video – “Federal Signal” 2/2013
Tyndale House Publishing – Promotional material – 2/2013
Zink Magazine – “Lady Stardust” – Editorial 2/2013
Film short – Comedy – “Date of the Month” – LA Web Fest 2/2013
Dunn & Co. – “Baxter Pharmaceuticals” – Internal corporate video 1/2013
Web advertising – Photo shoot – “Live, Love, Hair” 1/2013
Rizk Advertising – TV Commercial – “Barakeh Travel” – 1/2013
20 West Productions – Series “Desperate Measures” 11/2012
Chicago Gay Male Chorus – “Lipstick and Lyrics” 11/2012
Tyndall Publishers – Book Cover “I’m No Angel” – Kylie Bisutti 10/2012
Film – Flashback – “Mendoza” – Special effects prosthetics 10/2012
Related Midwest – Corporate Portraiture 10/2012
Lake Coast Creative- ISSA “Quick Quips” McCormick Place 10/2012
Amway – Diamond Club interviews 10/2012
Feature “Drinking Buddies” – Additional makeup artist to Anna Kendrick 7/2012
NBC Universal – “True Crime with Aphrodite Jones – Dixmoor 5” 7/2012
ESPN – MLS Soccer 7/2012
Towers Productions – “Vantage Point” A&E Biography pilot 6/2012
Fulton Market Films – “Freewebsites.com” commercial video 6/2012
Smart Pixel – Kostas Lalas – commercial wedding video 6/2012
Fulton Market Films – “Cheat Cheat Bang Bang” 5/2012
Rizk Advertising – Kraft Commercial 5/2012
Indivo – Video interview Sysmex Global 5/2012
Media House LLC – Chicago City Festival Marketing 5/2012
Discovery 3Net Presentation – “Legends of Prohibition” 4/2012
SAIC The Walk – Runway 4/2012
Tall Tale Productions – “Stitches” – Theatrical short.
Pivot Point – Technical DVD 4/2012
Photoshoot Chicago Bulls Lovable Dashi Arias 3/2012
Disney Educational Productions – Homestead Productions LLC – “Bill Nye the Science Guy: Renewable Energy” 3/2012
Amarok Productions – “I Heart Shakey” press event 3/2012
Media House LLC – ESW Partners commercial 3/2012
Dancing with Chicago Celebrities – Arthur Murray Presents 3/2012
KMS/Goldwell- ABS Runway 3/2012
ABS- America’s Beauty Show- Artist for Be Gorgeous Hair Extensions – 3/2012
Michigan Avenue Magazine- Editorial 3/2012
SAIC- “The Walk” advertisement. Seen at bus stations throughout Chicago 2/2012
Mueller Production Services- “Navistar” commercial 2/2012
Schilling Film – “Harley Davidson – More Than Just Leather” 2/2012
GO! Productions – Chicago Auto Show – KIA – Hair and makeup for ‘Trak’ster’ press event – 2/2012
Nitestar Productions – “The Snore” – 2/2012
Red Leg Films – Web commercial for Ox & Pen – 1/2012
Transmedia – “I made America” – episode 8 special Fx – 1/2012
Moto Media – “The Caretaker” – 12/2011
HULU – “Battleground” 13 episodes – 10/2011-12/2011
AKIRA – Chicago Has Talent – photo shoot – 12/2011
Jack & Justin – “Hard Copy” – 10/2011
Moltar Productions- “Boyfred” – Pilot – 9/2011
Towers Productions – Documentary Featuring Right Honorable Kim Campbell – 9/2011
Amway – Interview with Dr. Carl Bell – 9/2011
Media House LLC – Web commercial for Zookie.com – 9/2011
Eon Clinics Commercial – 9/2011
FamilyCredit.org – 12 Webisodes – 9/2011
Eon Clinics – Promotional material/brochures – 8/2011
CS Magazine – Factor Photo – 8/2011
VH1 – “Bachelorette” event – 8/2011
Earthcircle Films: “Tom Carter – 7/2011
48HFP: “Dropping The Question”- Best Of – 7/2011
Discovery 3DNet: “Civil War: Fields of Valor” four hour mini-series – 6/2011 – 7/2011
Piven Theater: Annual Fund Raiser Video – 5/2011
Jira Productions: “Pocus” – 5/2011
Art Institute of Chicago – “SAIC – The Walk” Runway Show – 5/2011
Factor Women/Chosen Men – Runway “New Generation of Faces” – 4/2011
TheCityChic – Editorial Campaign – 4/2011
Earthcircle Films: “Fall In Love” – 4/2011
Chosen Men: 9 web videos- 4/2011
The Honeybees – Styled band for Stenppenwolf Theater Explore: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe – 3/2011
Victoria’s Secret – MUA for Customer Service Event – 3/2011
Leviathon: Museum of Science and Industry: Science Rules – 3/2011
Think Floyd – Styled lead singer for Park West concert – 2/2011
TMJ Design: “Happy Body” – Commercial – 2/2011
Atomic Puppy Studios – Feature – “Melody and the Old Sock” – 2/2011
Ad Campaign: TheCityChic – 1/2011
TLC: Opening credits – “What The Sell” – 1/2011
Earthcircle Films: “The Assassination of the Chicago Mayor” – 11/2010
Versatile Fashion – Fall collection – 11/2010
Short: “Remy and John” – 11/2010
Music Video: “Punk Band” by The Smoking Popes – 10/2010
Ad Campaign: Anastasia Chatzka Designer – 10/2010
Anastasia Chatzka – Spring collection -10/ 2010
TYK – Thought You Knew Calendar – 9/2010
Amarok Productions – Feature – “Shakey” – 7/2010 – 8/2010
“The 22nd Coming” 48 Hour Film Fest *Audience Choice – 8/2010
Editorial: Cover for Laundry Magazine – 8/2010
Editorial: Roadkill Accessories for Laundry Magazine – 7/2010
Music Video: “Neverender” by The Fold – 4/2010
Commercial Video: “Illinois Aesthetic Institute” – 2/2010
Ren Gil – Spring and Fall collection 2/2010
Music Video: “Let’s Go” by The Scissors – 11/2009
Ren Gil Collection – 11/2009
Laundry Magazine – ROADKILL – 7/2009
Bead Magazine – Styled model for designer – 6/2009
Qlix Magazine – Launch Party Event – 6/2009
Smokescreen Cosmetics – Website Footage – 6/2009

Resume – Master Courses

MELISSA GIBSON – “Makeup As Art” 5/2013

KAREN GORDON – “Creating a Collection” 5/2013

JANE McKAY – “Bridal Makeup” 4/2013

TOM DISPENZA – “Rethinking Color Formulation” 4/2013

FATIMA THOMAS – “Sculpting the Face – The Art of Contour” 3/2013

MARY TADRICH – “Beautiful Braids” (Hands-on) 3/2013

STEPHEN DIMMICK – “Creating Light with Makeup” 2/2013

SCOTT COLE & LINDA YODICE – “The Art of ColorCutting” (Hands-on) 3/2010

BRENT BORRESON – “Modern Trends in Long Hair” (Hands-on) 3/2010

NICK ARROJO – Comprehensive Razor Cutting (Hands-on) 9/2010

Master Barbering and Clipper Cutting

PAUL MITCHELL– Cutting course

Professional Resume

OBJECTIVE

To work as a freelance stylist for television, film, print, and commercial projects. I am a highly motivated, collaborative individual, who views challenges as opportunities as evidenced by my qualifications.

EDUCATION

The Salon Professional Academy: Earned a Cosmetology license. Earned a 98% GPA. 2006
Elmhurst College: BA in Political Science. Earned a 3.957 GPA. 2005
College of DuPage: Earned a 3.93 GPA. 2003

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

-Floyd’s 99 Barbershop: Stylist/Colorist LaGrange, IL 2/2011-2/2012

-Cab’s Wine Bar and Bistro: Bartender/Server Glen Ellyn, IL 2/2006-2/2011

-Carpe Vitae: Research Assistant Glen Ellyn, IL 2007-2009- Assisted proprietor in research for grant writing contracts. Responsible for organizing donor data, writing, editing and completing grant applications.

-South African Consulate: Intern Chicago, IL 6/2005-7/2005 – Created and managed fund raising relationship with the consulate and Chicago Special Events Management for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. Position required strong networking skills, collateral development, and representation of consulate in key fundraising meetings.

-Girl Scouts of DuPage County: Unit Leader Naperville, IL 6/2001-8/2001 – Served as a role model for young girls teaching and demonstrating leadership skills, personal development, and confidence building exercises. Responsible for developing schedules, activities, and ensuring delivery of activities though management of counselors and their schedules.

VOLUNTEER & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

-Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association: Hairstylist Crystal Lake, IL 2009 – Volunteered hair styling services for the 14th annual fashion show. The runway featured models with special needs. The task required tact and careful observation of emotional and physical boundaries. The event was very successful and I have been asked to return next year.

-Youth Outreach Services: Mentor Maywood, IL 2005 – Mentored under privileged middle school children in life skills, goal setting, team building, and communication.

-Mock Trial Team: Participant Elmhurst, IL 2004 – 2005 – Key player in mock trial specifically designed to promote a greater understanding of the judicial system, develop critical thinking skills, and strategies for debate and conflict resolution.

-Student Government Association: Secretary Elmhurst, IL 2003 – 2005 – Responsible for maintenance of minutes, records, and ensuring the successful implementation of student developed program initiatives. This role required a high degree of collaboration and negotiation across multiple levels of collegiate activities.

-Student Leadership Council: Student Body President; Vice President 2001 – 2003 – Served on the College of DuPage’s Executive Council as student representative. Managed and maintained student representation on College Wide Committees. Key player in evolving the positioning and credibility of student leadership council from one of obsolescence to a key contributor in student/college policies, negotiation, and representation. This required considerable team building skills, research, development of positioning, creation and monitoring of focus groups to ensure optimum alignment between all stakeholders.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Strategic thinker, team player, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure, highly capable and articulate.

Excellent references, awards, and honors available upon request.