Shortly after graduation, Johnson moved to New York City to work in the Ralsey Ltd division of LF USA. There she served a vital role on a product development team assisting the designer for the Dillard’s sweater and cut & sew knits account for missy, petite, and plus sizes called Knit by Hampshire Studio. With her training and experience, she started her own business SACKdress, making and selling one size fits all convertible dresses from her studio in Northern Virginia.