About Anne Johnston Graphic design

I offer

A highly personal design service to a range of clients.

Work Overview

Ten years as a freelance graphic designer for a selection of clients, developing concepts and through to final design, layout, copy and production.

Graphic designer/communications manager for non-profit organisation Outdoors New Zealand.
Responsible for the design and production of a 72-page magazine for the outdoor community,
all printed matter, conference material, website management and communications.

Several years in the voluntary education sector as a Trustee and Executive member
responsible for project management, communications, strategic planning and community consultation.

Eight years working in advertising agencies in Wellington and Melbourne
as an Art Director and Copy Writer for a variety of clients across all media
from print to TV. Responsible for design, writing, production and client presentation.


Diploma in Visual Communication Design, Wellington Polytechnic (Massey University)

Professional Development

Thinking Into Results Programme: Bob Proctor, Proctor Gallagher Institute 2017-18
Semi-Permanent design seminar: Wellington 2012, 2013
The Four Elements of Communication: Pamela Meekings-Stewart, 2011-13
Practical Project Management: Ron Eckman, Apex, 2009
21st Century Communication: Julie Watson, CWA New Media, 2008


Strong design
Creative thinking
Problem solving
Project management


The satisfaction of putting together a good piece of communication and watching it work.