University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

School of Art + Design
BFA in Graphic Design
Class of 2008



Adobe Creative Suite
InVision, visual prototyping in code (basic XCode)
Microsoft Office
Mac + PC


HTML, CSS, CMS (Wordpress)

UI Platforms

Android, iOS, WP8, Custom Embedded UIs and web


Fluent in English

Conversational in Korean

Proficient in French


Shure Inc.

Chicago, IL
Senior Designer - UX Team   |  July 2013 - Current

Responsible for visual and UX design of software and hardware products, from ideation to
production, in collaboration with various disciplines (engineering, industrial design, marketing)

Barnes & Noble - Nook

Chicago, IL / Palo Alto, CA
Senior Visual Designer   |  November 2012 - July 2013

Working closely with a group of designers on conceptualization, UI interaction and visual
design of Nook products and apps for a variety of platforms (web, iOS, Android and WP8)

Motorola Mobility

Chicago, IL
Senior Interaction Designer   |  May 2010 - November 2012

Responsible for conceptualization, UI interaction and visual design of
mobile devices on the Android Platform and various products within
the converged experience space (integration of TV, mobile and tablet)

Motorola Mobility

Chicago, IL
Media Designer   |   July 2008 - May 2010

Worked closely with the UI team to help visually conceptualize the
interface of various mobile devices. Responsible for flash simulation
work of the UI interaction, as well as the design of visual components
such as skins, wallpaper, icons, etc

Atelier Poési

Chicago, IL
Graphic Designer   |   2006 - Current

Responsible for conceptualization of a new brand/identity and
on-going print and web design for a bespoke jewelry design company

Buzz Magazine

Champaign, IL
Designer   |   Aug - Oct 2007

Layout and cover designer for Buzz magazine, a weekly publication
of Illini Media Company

Dietstrychnine (DS9)

Chicago, IL
Design Intern   |   Jun - Aug 2006

Organized, updated and built-up client contact list as well as completed
detailed research and created web comps for various organizations

Ninth Letter

Urbana-Champaign, IL
Designer   |   Jan-May 2006

Designer for Ninth Letter Literary Arts Magazine for both print and web.
Also designed the subscription card for the Winter/Summer 2006 issue

Honors + Patents

Methods and Apparatus for a User Interface
Configured to Display Event Information

US Patent Application 2011/0202866
Februrary 15, 2011

Motorola Bravo! Award | 2011

Awarded to employees who excel in the work place.

American Graphic Design Awards | 2006

Winner of the student design category with the Winter/Summer 2006
issue of Ninth Letter.


Available Upon Request