Work / Experience

2016IDEO, Senior Communication Designer, Cambridge, MA (5.12 - Current)
Brings together skills in graphic design, art direction, conceptual thinking and craft.
Contributed to a wide range of projects including brand and identity development, innovation strategy

2012Wieden+Kennedy, Senior Designer, New York, NY (7.11 - 5.12)

2011ESPN the Magazine, Senior Designer, New York, NY (8.08 - 7.11)
Designing features, FOB, Photo-illustration, Information Desig
n,ipad Digital format,
Collaborating with editors, photo editors and illustrators, art directors to
come up with effective design solutions

2008Monthly Design, US Correspondent, Design House, Korea (5.07 - 06.08)
Special NY Issue (Oct. Nov. 07): Pentagram, OPEN, 2x4, Carbon Agency
Steven Heller, Doyle’s Partner, Design MW, Spot Co. Kate Spade
Reports design news every month

Kate Spade, Design Intern, New York, NY (6.07 - 8.07)
Designs materials for special events, store openings and commercial works

Visual Art Press, Design Intern, New York, NY (5.07 - 8.07)
Design of printed publications, promotional materials for the School of Visual Arts

Steven Heller / Lita Tadar
ico, Design Research Assistant, New York, NY (1.07 - 10.07)
Provide assistance in collecting information, images, and content
for "The Design Entrepreneur

Design Jungle, Global Reporter, Korea (1.01 - 10.07)
Interview, write, photograph of various designers and design firms in USA
Stefan Farrell, Ann Taylor, Segura inc., Serious Fun

DesignNET, Global Reporter, Korea (1.02 -
Interview and write various designers and design firms in USA: ESPN the magazine,
TODA, Lucy Sisman, Firstborn Multimedia, Louise Fili, Mitch Nash
, Stefa
n Sagmeister

6Ralph Lauren Polo.Com, Web Designer, New York, NY (10.05 - 8.06)
Designs web site of International and various Polo Ralph Lauren labels

5TODA, Design Intern, New York, NY (7.05 - 9.05)
Created print collateral including the brochures, catalogues

2004Segura inc., Design Intern, Chicago, IL (5.04 - 7.04)
Design the
Corbis RF004 as part of design team


2008School of Visual Arts New York, NY
Master of Fine Arts, Designer as Author
Instructors include: Gail Anderson, Ken Carbone, Brian Collins, Stephen Doyle, Louise Fili,
Milton Glaser, Steven Heller, Maria Kalman, Veronique Vienne, and Stefan Sagmeister

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Communication and Photography

3Seoul National University, Korea
Exchange Student,
Visual Design

Awards & Scholarship

2010Communication Arts Typography Annual (Jan./Feb, 2011)
Editoral: ESPN the Magazine Feature Design

"The Best of Business Card Design 9"
Awarded by Rockport Pulblishers, Inc.

2008CMYK #41 (Isuue: July) Work Published in the Magazine
Creative Quarterly Journal (Issue# 11)
Graphic Design Winner
Creative Quarterly Journal (Issue# 10) Graphic Design Winner

2005Blue League Award
Outstanding young designers portfolio achievement (Seoul, Korea)

1999Honorable Award in Avondale Highschool, New Zealand
Scholarship for the Avondale Orchestra
Royal College of
Music: Cello Merit Scholarship (Grade3-7)


2009BLANK SPACE Gallery WebDesign (New York, NY)
Volunteer work

2008PITCH, Visual Art Gallery (New York, NY)
Graduate Thesis Show

Member (2006 - 2008)

Serious Fun, Visual Art Gallery (New York, NY)
Toy Exhibition, SVA MFAD
Illy Words Visual Art Gallery (New York, NY)

2005Group Photogrphy Exhibition "THE WIND"
Gallery (Kwachoen, Korea)

2004Undergraduate BFA Show (Chicago, IL)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, G2 : April 3-16

2002Group Photography Exhibition "BESIDES AIR"
:Oct.13 - Nov 24th, 2002 (Highwood, IL)


Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe Indesign
/ HTML / Flash MX / After Effect / Quark Express
Photography (Silver and Color darkroom printing)