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  • MIN SANG KIM

    Product Designer

    New York, NY

As a product designer, my work is about giving meaning to products by understanding, observing, interacting and finding innovative solutions to improve people’s quality of lives. I am an energetic, amiable, and enthusiastic young product designer seeking a chance to gain experience that satisfies my professional skills, personality, and creative mind. I am a problem solver who likes to experiment to find creative solutions in design. My motivation will never stop challenging the future as I can bring a visual satisfaction to your organization.

Work Samples

  • OEUF MAISON

  • CRESCENT

  • SURROUND

Work History

  • Product Design Intern

    • Tzelan
    • Feb 2014 - Jun 2014 (4 months)

    • Product design and product development intern
    • Designed light fixtures and tabletops
    • Direct work opportunities with senior staff to develop strong communication skills
    • Collected quotes for outsourcing and created documents to compare the prices
    • Organized a broad range of a design research and conducted user testing
    • Ordered sample materials and created documents for comparison

  • Luxury Design & Strategy Class with Columbia Business School

    • Havas
    • Aug 2013 - Jan 2014 (5 months)

    • Designed an exclusive chocolate package and exhibition booth for the 2014 New York chocolate show
    • Knowledgeable about the development of luxury products and services
    • Gained real world experience with the dynamics of interdisciplinary team methods and the convergence of creative and business strategies
    • Organized and delivered my design ideas directly to the clients

  • Product Design Intern

    • Stark Design
    • 2013 - 2013

    • Product design and product development intern
    • Designed portable stationery products for Staples
    • Conduced market research, user test analysis, and ergonomic research
    • Created CAD based prototype models and renderings

  • 501 Mobile Strike Force / ROK JCS

    • Republic of Korea Army
    • Aug 2010 - May 2012 (1 year 9 months)

    • Translation for Korean minister of national defense - KR/FE military exercise '12
    • Security Guard and Translator - IAAF (Daegu) World Championship '11
    • Discharged from the military service as Sergeant '12

  • Product Design Intern

    • AMOREPACIFIC
    • May 2010 - Aug 2010 (3 months)

    • S&I product design and marketing team intern
    • Designed cosmetic booths and cosmetic bottles
    • Created documents to compare competitors’ sales to Amore Pacific’s and implemented both design and marketing campaigns
    • Associated with Hera showroom design competition and won the second place

Education

  • Parsons School of Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Product Design
    • 2008 - 2014
  • St. Andrew's College

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma
    • 2004 - 2008

Specialties

Awards

• PARSONS DEAN’S LIST - NEW YORK, NY ‘12 - ’14 • PARSONS BFA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP - NEW YORK, NY ‘08 - ’14 • PARSONS DEAN’S SCHOLARSHIP - NEW YORK, NY ‘08 - ’14 • THE CIRCLE AND THE SQUARE OF HERA SECOND PLACE AT HERA SHOWROOM INTERIOR & PRODUCT DESIGN COMPETITION...
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