Who is Jamala Johns?
“Jamala Johns is a New York-based Strategist and Creative Director. She’s most passionate about using her instincts to educate, inspire and empower teams to do their best work.
With 10+ years of advertising and marketing experience, Jamala is currently a Senior Strategist at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness. She’s lead projects at powerhouse companies including R/GA, Code and Theory, Mother NY, Campfire NYC, Showtime, Macy’s and DIRECTV.
Jamala is also a noted content creator and social media influencer. Whether it be editing the ground-breaking beauty guide, le coil, or pinning to a half-million followers on Pinterest, she loves using social to share inspiration. This success has lead to being approached to develop strategy for brands including Target, J.Crew, Dr. Pepper, Loehmann’s and Bureau of Trade.
Profiles on her work have been featured in Refinery29, The NY Post, For Harriet, Clutch Magazine, Vogue Italia Online, Essence Magazine and Corinne Bailey Rae’s official blog. In 2012 Jamala was honored as one of the “Jezebel 25” for her work on le coil, as a part of the site’s 5th anniversary.
Jamala’s future plans include working on a print project for le coil and finally buying a sewing machine.” (source)