Hi there, I am a graphic, visual designer, and communicator based in San Francisco, Bay Area. Most design inspirations and thoughts come from repetitive processes that find and solve diverse problems every day I face as a designer. 


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Experiences

Postmates, Inc. 
San Francisco, California / Oct 2018 – Present
Senior Brand Designer

Houzz, Inc.
Palo Alto, California / Aug 2017 – Sep 2018
Graphic Designer

Document-Print Studio
Seoul, South Korea / Aug 2011 – May 2015
Founder & Graphic Designer

Yoondesign, Inc.
Seoul, South Korea / Aug 2012 – May 2015
Graphic Designer

Catholic University of Korea
Seoul, South Korea / Mar 2014 –  Dec 2014
Graphic Design Instructor

LG Electronics
Seoul, South Korea / Jan 2010 – Oct 2010
Internship & Visual Designer


Education

Academy of Art University
San Francisco, California / Sep 2015 – Dec 2017
MA Graphic Design & Digital Media

TED, Kookmin University
Seoul, South Korea / Sep 2011 – Feb 2013
MFA Visual Communication Design
Thesis “A Study on Types of Logo Design in Digital Environment.”

Catholic University of Korea (Trsf.)
Seoul, South Korea / Mar 2004 – Feb 2011
BFA Visual Communication Design


Affiliations

AIGA
San Francisco, California / Oct 2016 – Present
Active Member

Adobe Peer Mentor Program
San Francisco, California / Oct 2018 – Present
Active Peer Mentor

Ta–Ta Graphic Design
California / Sep 2015 – Present
Active Member

Korean Society of Typography
Seoul, South Korea / Oct 2012 – Feb 2015
Former Member


Awards

ADDA 2017, Print Part
Special Honor / May 2017

ADDA 2016, Print Part
Semi-Finalist / May 2016

Society of Korea Design, Thesis Listed
<New Media Vol.16> / Oct 2013

Ministry of Employment, Labor, Korea
Achievement Award Winner / Jun 2012

CDAK, Print Part
Winner / Dec 2010
 
CDAK, Print Part
Winner / Dec 2009  


Published

The Typography Magazine Issue #3
Yoondesign, Inc. / Oct 2014

The Typography Magazine Issue #2
Yoondesign, Inc. / Jul 2014

The Typography Magazine Issue #1
Yoondesign, Inc. / Apr 2014

Soki Korea New Media Vol.16
Society of Korea Design / Oct 2013


Exhibitions

Share Love, Life
National Assembly of Korea / Seoul / Jun 2014

The Object: Graphics
Jo-Hyung Museum / Seoul / Apr 2013

Batang Jill
Designer’s Lounge / Seoul / Mar 2013

Graphic Propaganda
Dam-dam won / Seoul / Dec 2012

Dokdo Island
The Robie Gallery / Seoul /  Sep 2012

Solt Community
Si-heung City Hall / Siheung / Mar 2012

The Power of Art 100
Young-eun Museum / Seoul / Oct 2011


Updated by Oct 2018