SCOTT W. JOHNSON
Lake Park Road #28, Lexington, KY 40502, Ph: (859) 335-5759, Fax: (734) 448-2410, SJohnson@ForUs.com
To obtain a challenging and dynamic position
that regularly exercises both sides of my brain, with an organization
comprised of interesting souls dedicated to a meaningful purpose.
Proficient in numerous major software
applications for Windows and Macintosh computers, including:
Web Development: Dreamweaver MX, Microsoft
FrontPage 2000, Claris Home Page, HTML, FTP clients
Multi-Media: MOTU Digital Performer, Digidesign ProTools; Adaptec Toast; Adaptec Jam, Roxio
Database: Filemaker Pro 5.5
Graphics/Desktop Publishing: Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator
Internet: Eudora Pro; Claris Homepage; Fetch; Claris Emailer; LetterRip List Server; Web Browsers
Financial/Accounting: M.Y.O.B.; Quicken; Microsoft Excel; Lotus 1-2-3,
Office: Microsoft Office
Operating Systems: Windows 3.1/95/98/ME/2000/XP, Mac OS 7-9, Mac OS X,
University, Pittsburgh, PA
B.A. in Communications, cum laude, 3.7
G.P.A. Conferred May 1995.
Media Management and Operations. Minor: Psychology.
American Scholar Collegiate Award, 1995
Tau Alpha Honor Society for Journalism
Kentucky, Department of Communication,
Lexington, KY October 2002 - present
Director of Research and Instructional
Responsible for managing a technical support and
publications office providing a wide range of services to
Department researchers and instructors.
- Research Support – Develop and maintain online forms and
databases; develop interactive web sites
and CD-ROMs; research and propose new equipment purchases.
- Instructional Support - Maintain instructor and classroom technology;
help instructors to manage data
and media; provide technical assistance for course assessments.
- Administrative Support - Manage
Department’s technology resources; maintain faculty/staff computer
information systems; supervise and instruct Department technical support
staff; provide technical support
to student groups.
Development Group, Pittsburgh, PA December 1995 - 2002
Business and Product Manager
Responsible for several key roles for small
software developer, including managing business operations, web
administration, database administration, product management, sales support, and
in all aspects of new product and service development, from initial
product design, development, testing, and launch. Also responsible for
sales and customer support.
in design, development, and maintenance of company web sites.
databases for customers, inventory, and reseller accounts; skilled in
basic database design.
software manuals for two products, utilized desktop publishing to print
for regular bookkeeping, including maintaining company ledger and billing.
customer and reseller relations and accounts.
thorough internet research; particularly skilled at locating hard-to-find
Mid-Atlantic Network of Youth & Family
Services, Pittsburgh, PA
October 1998 - 2002
Internet Consultant & Web Designer
Provided internet solutions for a network of
social service agencies.
implemented, developed, and maintained agency web site.
domain and established agency email accounts.
and administered email list server.
Festival Tours International,
Santa Monica, CA 1986 - 1996
Concert Merchandise Manager
Managed all aspects of product development and
merchandise sales for musical acts on 20 to 40 city tours of the
United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Artists included Richard Thompson, Shawn Colvin, Gregson
market analysis of salability of products to be offered.
and established relationships with manufacturers, suppliers, and graphic
products and supervised designs, including selection of graphics and
and contracted merchandise agreements with venue representatives.
and ordered appropriate quantities and established shipping needs.
to events to manage all displays and actual sales of products.
- Three Rivers Arts Festival,
Pittsburgh, PA (technical crew member)
Hills Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA (technical crew member)
and programmed weekly radio program for WPTS-FM,
"The Blues Hour"
- Paint Your Heart
Out Pittsburgh (benefiting needy Pittsburghers)
People's Service Organization (benefiting needy Georgians)