Résumé of Lucas J.W. Johnson

Lucas J.W. Johnson

Email: lucas@lucasjwjohnson.com

Core Competencies

Personable and diplomatic leader and team player, with strong organizational skills and an eye to narrative. Experienced in several media fields, community-minded, and always willing to learn new things.

Work Experience

Silverstring Media, Owner and Lead Creative — 2011-Present

Two Birds and a Stone Productions, Inc., Digital Media Writer — 2010-Present

Nehiyawetan 3 Productions, Inc., Trainee Assistant Director — August 2010

Starbucks, Shift Supervisor, Coffee Master, Learning Coach — 2008-2010

Cossette Communication-Marketing, Creative/Copywriter Intern — Summer 2007

Writing Credits

“Subtle Poison” in the anthology Speaking Out, ed. Steve Berman — to be publiched 2011

“Revelations,” a monologue in the Good Ear Review — to be published 2011

“Coming out to my parents,” a personal essay published in the Globe and Mail — 2011

Rethinking the LGBT Book Shelf, an article for Lambda Literary — 2011

Life: A Play, produced in the Brave New Play Rites reading series, UBC — 2009

“Flip City” in the anthology Queer Wolf, ed. James EM Rasmussen — 2009

Contributing culture writer for the Ubyssey UBC student newspaper — 2006-2007

Education

BFA with Honours in Creative Writing
fiction, young adult, film, television, stage, radio
University of British Columbia — 2010

Grade 12, Sinclair Secondary School, Whitby, ON
Achieved Honours with a 95% average — 2006

Volunteer Experience

Sinclair Model United Nations Conference
Secretary General, assistant organizer, technician and website designer — 2004-2009

Sinclair Secondary School
Fundraising Committee — 2005-2006
Raised $35,000 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation

Awards and Honours

Student Recognition Award for Personal Excellence, Durham District School Board and District 13 Durham of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation

English Award for Creative Writing, Sinclair Secondary School

Personal Interests

Runs a blog about writing, queer issues, and other geekery at lucasjwjohnson.com, and a blog about transmedia writing at silverstringmedia.com; has 14 years experience playing and running Dungeons & Dragons campaigns and worlds, and other tabletop RPGs; is an avid gamer; and plays several musical instruments.