The Five-Tool Player in footwear design industry. I love shoes, sports. It is my pleasure to create things that people like and desire to have. This really motivates me to keep up and live my life with full of joy.

Work Samples

  • EXR KOREA 2011-2015

  • Pensole Footwear Design 2010

  • Born to Run 2010

Work History

EXPERIENCE Jookim Footwear Consultant / Footwear designer 2, 8/2015-Present Self employed at Jookim Footwear - Designed 25 styles including trail running, walking, shoes, cupsoles, sandals for Black yak China / Marmot Korea via Jianer - Consulted for brand new company 'Million tail' in South Korea SBENU(http://en.sbenu.co.kr/) Footwear designer 2, 4/2015-8/2015 + For 2015 Special projects - Responsible for designing 3 types of premium line projects. - Concept development, design including colors, materials. - Make tech packs and sample development. - Designed 2 performance soles. - Blue print revisions. + For New Brand build up project - Wrote a business plan. - Designed a Brand identity. - Conceptual new footwear designs. - Researched and evaluated market trends. EXR Korea(http://www.exrkorea.com) Seoul, South Korea Footwear Designer 1, 3/2011-3/2015 + For EXR KOREA 2011 F/W Season ~ 2015F/W Season + For EXR CHINA 2013 F/W Season ~ 2014 S/S Season - Designed over 300 styles of various categories including trail, running, running, driving shoe, casual sneakers, high profile women’s walking shoes, kids’ sneakers, slides and sports sandals. - Designed more than 15 molds such as Dual density phylon sole, I.P. sole , Sports sandal, Sports slide. - Duties included presentations of designs, blue print revisions. - Worked with developers and factory to make tech packs and sample development. - Researched and evaluated market trends. - Learned cutting-edge technology . *My best-selling product groups for 2013 include: - The Delta Force Series (running category); over 95% of supply sold. - Embo Plus (Sports Thong); over 92% of supply sold. - Snow Fun (Kids’ boots); over 90% of supply sold. Freelance Designer(7/2010~2/2011) Ellesse Korea/ELAND(http://en.eland.com) Seoul, South Korea Footwear Design - Intern 2/2010-7/2010 + For 2011 S/S season, - Designed 8 styles of various categoreis shoes including running, driving shoe, kid’s sneaker. - Duties included presentations of designs, working with factory to make tech packs and samples. + For 2010 F/W season, - Designed 2 pairs of heritage footwear colors (original designed from headquarter). - Designed a shoe brochure for marketing. KI design & brand / Currently Innus Korea (http://www.innus.kr) Busan, South Korea Footwear Design - Intern, 9/2008-11/2008 +For 2009 S/S season, - Researched and evaluated market trends, wrote a market shared report and presentations for future concept. - Designed graphic patterns. - Photograph sample shoes, rendering shoes to assist a Senior designer.. EDUCATION Pensole Footwear Design program(Jordan Brand/Nike) hosted by D’wayne Edwards(Former Design Director at Jordan Brand) - University of Oregon's footwear design program. 2010-2010 Sang Myung University in South Korea Bachelor of Fine Arts [Major in Industrial Design] GPA 3.6 /4.5 – 2003-2008 PRIZES AND AWARDS 2010 Exclusive interview with Jumpball magazine(Korean Basketball Magazine) about my experience in Pensole(November 2010, Vol 131, Page98~99, Subject : Designer Joohyung Kim from Pensole) 2010 Mesh01.com, IZZO Golfbag Design Competition 3rd prize 2010 Mesh01.com Scholarship Winner : PENSOLE(Brand Jodan/Nike) University of Oregon's Footwear Design Program. 2010 iF Concept Design Award Pre selection as one of entries (100/5500). 2009 Projectbluefoot.com Intelligent Design Competition (Air Jordan25) Honorable Mentions in U.S. - designed a basketball shoe 2008 EXR Caports Sneaker design competition selection prize in South Korea designed a sneaker 2008 Patent Office technical prize candidate in South Korea - designed an Electric cook top 2007 KAIRA(Korea Advanced Intelligent Robot Association) Ubiquitous robot design competition secondary prize in South Korea - designed a robot for the elders 2006 SCHOLARSHIP 2006 Junior 1st semester in Sang-Myung University 2004 Shoesholic.com basketball shoe design competition third prize in South Korea - designed a basketball shoe 2003 Tae-jin Media design competition secondary prize in South Korea - designed a Karaoke machine SKILLS Strong ideation and sketching Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Autodesk CAD Autodesk 3d studio max MS Word MS Power point V-Ray Rhinoceros CONTACT Email : jookimfootwear@gmail.com joo.kim82@gmail.com

Education

Sang Myung University In South Korea

Specialties

Awards

2010 Exclusive interview with Jumpball magazine(Korean Basketball Magazine) about my experience in Pensole(November 2010, Vol 131, Page98~99, Subject : Designer Joohyung Kim from Pensole) 2010 Mesh01.com, IZZO Golfbag Design Competition 3rd prize 2010 iF Concept Design Award Pre selection as one of entries (100/5500). 2009 Projectbluefoot.com Air Jordan 25 design competition– honorable mentions –...
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