On the move

Ben Johnson

New Position: Design director, Tactical Magic LLC


Hometown: Riverview; New Brunswick, Canada

Education: BFA graphic design, Harding University, Searcy, Ark. MBA, Union University, Germantown

Career advice: Do what you love with fire and integrity.

What you most like about your job: Making amazing, cool things that help our clients' businesses.

First job in your field: Designing the cover of my junior high yearbook in the 7th grade.

Personal: Wife, Christie Johnson; three cats, Mugo, Tate and Fraidy

Personal hero: My wife, Christie

Books read recently: Soul of the Firm by William Pollard; America The Book by Jon Stewart

Person you would most like to meet:
Steven Heller

Favorite vacation spot: Maui, Hawaii

Favorite restaurant: Boscos

Favorite Film: "The Royal Tenenbaums"

Likes about Memphis: Soul and grit

Dislikes about Memphis: Very little snow

What do you most enjoy doing in your free time: Volunteering with AlGA Memphis, a chapter of the American Institute for Graphic Arts, the professional organization for communication design

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"Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others."
- Orson Welles