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  • EXPERIENCE

  • ··· 12 · 2015 (One Time) | New York, NY
  • NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • • Thesis External Examiner
  • I have been invited to participate as an external examiner for the Game Innovation Lab at NYU Tandon School of Engineering.
  • ··· 07 · 2015 - Current | New York, NY
  • Deloitte Digital
  • • Visual Designer
  • Focuses on design process from ideating, visual design, user interface include web and mobile, and prototyping. Building designs that are simple and user-friendly by incorporating infographics and data visualization to generate prototypes that will provide higher quality of interactive designs.
  • ··· 07 · 2014 - 07 · 2015 | Newark, NJ
  • AMAZON (AUDIBLE) - UX TEAM
  • • Visual User Experience Designer
  • Created visual design and user flows to provide a rich reading and listening experience for customers on Amazon.com, Kindle, Audible App and multiple websites. To come up with better and fresh new designs, I work closely with the development teams.
  • ··· 12 · 2013 - 05 · 2014 | New York, NY
  • TIME INC. (INSTYLE) - TABLET ART TEAM
  • • Interaction Design Intern
  • Interning at Instyle Tablet Department, I have managed to design digital magazines that are easy to use by the users. Not only learning about layout designs, but I have learned the background of User Interaction such as fashion trends, colors, and senses. Also, I have learned about techniques of photography and photo-retouching. After designing the magazines for Tablet view, I managed to test the specifications on multiple mobile devices, tablets, and social applications.
  • ··· 07 · 2013 - 08 · 2013 | New York, NY
  • PUBLICIS GROUPE (ROSETTA) - CREATIVE & CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE TEAM
  • • Art Director Intern
  • At Publicis Groupe - Rosetta, I worked closely with the Art Director in Creative and Customer Experience Team to design Print Ads, Campaigns, Brochures, Motion Ads, and Special Promotion Materials using Adobe Creative Program and Final Cut Pro. I have managed to learn about branding from basic knowledge to printing, motion, web design, and production.
  • ··· 01 · 2011 - 07 · 2012 | South Korea & L.I.C, NY
  • THE KOREA DAILY. INC (JOONGANG ILBO) - ADVERTISING TEAM
  • • Advertising Graphic Designer
  • As a Graphic & Ad Designer at The Korea Daily, Inc, I managed to work closely with the marketing team and the Clients (Verizon, McDonalds, Samsung, LG, etc.) to come up with layout and advertising designs for daily newspapers. I was also put onto teams that developed Mobile App, Magazines, Web Banners, and Media Kits to train new designers with Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop. I have also taught them knowledge about printing and digital industries and interviewed for new designers.
  • ··· 05 · 2009 - 08 · 2009 | New York, NY
  • IN VOGUE STUDIO, LTD - DIGITAL PRINTING TEAM
  • • Assistant Textile Designer
  • My main focus was to make fabric printings that were used at Fashion Shows in New York and clothing samples by companies like Coach, Fendi, Ralph Lauren, True Religion, etc. I have also picked out sample color matches on different fabrics and performed cutting, printing, and steaming. I have also redrew pattern designs using CAD Studio.
  • SKILLS

  • ··· Software
  • • Mac osx and Windows
  • • Proficient in Adobe products (Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effect, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Audition)
  • • Final cut pro, Rhino, Microsoft software (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • • Programming Language (HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Arduino, Processing, Openframeworks)
  • ··· Technical skills
  • • Fabric digital Printing: Silk, Cotton, Linen and Wool
  • • Digital Photography: Black / White / Color (Portrait and Product Shooting)
  • • Fine art: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture (Plaster, Metal and Wood Cut)
  • EDUCATION

  • ··· 05 · 2014 (Dean’s Scholarship 2013, 2014)
  • PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN
  • • Master of Fine Arts in Design and Technology
  • Parsons MFA DT Thesis Show 2014
  • Blog (Helping the Visually Impaired, One Hug at a Time)
  • ··· 12 · 2010 (Dean’s List 2009, 2011)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BINGHAMTON
  • • Bachelor of Art in Graphic Design
  • GDBU Front Page Design by Koo
  • EXHIBITION / AWARD

  • ··· 09 · 2015 | New York, NY
  • Maker Faire 2014 & 2015
  • • Received an Editor’s Choice Blue Ribbon Winners. I have been selected as a Maker at Maker Faire 2014 for Arduino, Art and Design, Toys, Education, Kids category for my Thesis project called “HugMatch” (Interactive toy design for visually impaired children). From the exhibition, I have learned to come up with ways to help weaks. Hugmatch Could be the Cutest-Ever Game for Kids with Low Vision. (Not Impossible Now Blog)
  • ··· 06 · 2015 | New York, NY
  • Core77 Design Award 2015
  • • Received a Notable honor in the Strategy and Research category in the Core77 Design awards program for the project, Core77 Strategy-Research
  • ··· 07 · 2014 | Worldwide
  • ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
  • • Semi-finalist in Game Art and Design(Color Scenario), Motion Graphics(Hipster) and Installation Design(HugMatch) categories.
  • ··· 06 · 2014 | Cologne, Germany
  • FORTY FIVE SYMBOLS
  • • My designs for “The Forty Five Symbol” from class during Parsons were chosen to be exhibited. The designs are based on patterns that are used on Korea’s traditional clothing called Hanbok. Through this exhibition, I was able to spread the beauty of symbols of Korea. 45 Symbols Web
  • ··· 05 · 2014 | New York, NY
  • PARSONS MFA DT THESIS SHOW
  • • Exhibited interactive toy design for visually impaired children HugMatch Thesis
  • ··· 03 · 2013 | Seoul, South Korea
  • SK Telecom Smart Robot Application Competition - 3rd place winner
  • • This competition was to come up with educational application to teach children about basic knowledge of Astronomy. For this competition, I worked in UI/UX team to research about horoscope and designed interface and coming up with app icon for the application. Parsons Blog (Competition – 3rd place winner)
  • ··· 12 · 2010 | Binghamton, NY
  • JUNGLE SCIENCE
  • • Exhibited my works from Communication Designs including advertising, magazine, and packaging designs. It was a great experience to communicate with visitors.
  • ··· 06 · 2008, 2009 | Binghamton, NY
  • BINGHAMTON ART SHOW
  • • Exhibited sculptures, drawings and graphic design works.