About
Multi-disciplinary designer whose work is driven by human centric design. His work draws inspiration from nature and technological advacements; he endeavors to expand subtleties into the field of industrial design and product design.

With his interest in cars, he has participated in a design project sponsored by NASA at Art Center College of Design and currently attends University of California, Los Angeles to study graphic design, product development, and marketing strategies.

His artistic pieces been featured on numerous Art Center College of Design catalogues, The Clu Gallery, The New Wight Gallery, and Migration: DMA Undergraduate Show of 2020. His clients include: UCLA Department of Design Media Arts, ICONIC Protein, and MUSE & CO. Outdoors.

Please email for any opportunities.




Work Experience


ICONIC Protein | Graphic Designer
Redesigned and established branding for the startup company through the visual representation of package design, marketing, and advertising. Products were more recognizable after the redesign while being introduced to different retailers.

Santa Monica CA,
June 2019 - Present


InArt Studio | Instructor
Taught graphic design and computer softwares by designing effective curricula. Developed key communication skills to work with students from different age groups. Successfully guided students to create eye-catching portfolios to get into Ivy League univeisites and art/design colleges.

Los Angeles CA,
May 2017 - Present


UCLA | Social Media Coordinator
Designed and planned posts for different social media outlets at UCLA’s department of Design | Arts to promote artist events and awareness for students and staff members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Los Angeles CA,
April 2020 - Present

UCLA | Graphic Designer & Lab Assistant
Designed and implemented departmental branding across all labs within the department while overseeing and scheduling other student workers in the print lab for assistance. Introduced a new departmental branding template being used for websites and door/wall graphics across the building.

Los Angeles CA,
June 2017 - Present


MUSE & Co. Outdoors | Graphic Designer
Responsible for designing printed matter such as brochures to introduce two different vehicle models manufactured by the company.

Los Angeles CA, (Remote)
March 2021 




Education


University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelors of Arts in Design | Media Arts; Emphasis in Industrial Design and Graphic Design
Minor in Entrepreneurship; Emphasis in Product & Business Development and Marketing Strategy




Achievements & Recognition


DailyBruin
Article: “Design media arts exhibit highlights artists’ interpretations of migration”

Mars Rover Design Competition at Art Center College of Design
Successsully designed the most capable vehicle for the Mars Rover project sponsored by NASA. Personal name was engraved onto the Mars Rover: Curiosity.

LA Art Book Fair | Art Books for DMA

President of The Undergraduate Student Council | UCLA

Dean’s List and Scholarship | UCLA

DMA Scholarship | UCLA


Award of Distinction | UCLA DMA Undergraduate Exhibition Scholarship

Anderson Ranch Scholarship




Software
Proficiency

Tools and softwares that I have learned and am continuing to use for my projects.




Design


Adobe Illustrator
Vector graphic, packaging, branding, product design, digital mockups, print, illustration
Advanced

Adobe Photoshop
Digital mockups, product design, image manipulation, animation, digital sketching, print design
Advanced

Adobe InDesign
Editorial design, PDF/booklet formation, print/book design
Advanced

Adobe XD
Wireframing, hi-fidelity mockups, prototyping, deliverables
Advanced

Figma
Wireframing, hi-fidelity mockups, prototyping, deliverables
Advanced





3D Modeling
and Render



Blender
3d modeling, animation, material prototyping, product design, physics simulation, lighting, rendering, visualization
Advanced

Autodesk Maya
3d modeling, animation, material prototyping, product design, physics simulation, lighting, rendering, visualization
Advanced

Rhinoceros
Class-A 3d modeling, product design, prototyping, visualization
Advanced

Keyshot
Soft poly-mesh modeling, mesh optimization, material prototyping, visualization
Advanced

MAXON Cinema 4D
3d modeling, animation, material prototyping, product design, physics simulation, lighting, rendering, visualization
Familiar

Autodesk Fusion 360
3d modeling, product design, rigidity simulation, visualization
Learning


Autodesk Alias Suite
3d modeling, product design, rigidity simulation, visualization
Learning





Video and
Animation



Adobe After Effects
Animation, motion, video editing
Advanced

Adobe Premiere Pro
Animation, motion, video editing
Advanced



Other


P5.js
Visual-based creative coding
Familiar

Processing
Visual-based creative coding
Familiar



Languages


English
Fluent

Korean
Fluent