Johanna Ostrich is a freelance designer in DC, specializing in UX and visual design for the web. She helps organizations tell their stories in a clear and actionable way.
Before starting her business, Johanna was the Creative Director at Beekeeper Group, a DC public affairs firm (think PR for causes). She also worked on the in-house design team at Kaiser Permanente and has teamed up with some great clients like the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, the Sweetlife Music + Food Festival, and The Indivisible Project.
Originally from Pensacola, FL, Johanna graduated from Tulane University with a BA in English and German. She also holds a Graphic and Web Design Certificate from the Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts. She is a proud three-time semi-finalist in the Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest.
In recognition of her exemplary service in the classroom, Johanna has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.
Gain indispensable visual design skills in this 8-week evening or 1-week accelerated course, on campus or online.
Visual Design Remote (Online)
Gain indispensable user experience design skills in this 8-week evening or 1-week accelerated course, on campus or online.
User Experience Design
Gain indispensable user experience design skills in this 10-week evening or 1-week accelerated course, on campus or online.
Breaking into UX Design
This class aims to demystify UX by giving a practical and simple introduction to what UX is, while also explaining some of the core concepts of user centered design.
Visual Design 101
In this hands-on introductory workshop, learn the basics of visual communication by applying Photoshop’s powerful functions to digital product design.