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Seoul, South Korea
Seoul, South Korea
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.
EXR Korea 2011-PRESENT
Pensole Footwear Design 2010
BORN TO RUN 2010
EXR Korea(http://www.exrkorea.com) Seoul, South Korea
Footwear Designer 1, 3/2011-Present
-The Five-Tool Player in footwear design industry.
-Designed over 200 styles of various categories such as Running, Walking, Driving, Kids sneakers, kids boots, Womens' sneakers, Walkers, Cup-soles, Sandals, Thongs and Slides including colors.
-Designed 9 molds such as Dual density phylon sole, retro running style phylon sole, sports sandal, sports slide, running shoe style I.P. sole.
-Duties included presentations of designs, blue print revisions
-Worked with developers and factory to make tech packs and samples.
-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.
Ellesse(http://www.ellesse.co.kr) Seoul, South Korea
Internship Footwear Designer 2/2010-7/2010
+For 2011 S/S season,
-Worked with design team to design 8 pairs of shoes for 2011 S/S season.
-Designed 2 type of air cushion shoes, 2 types of motor sports shoes, 2 types of soccer shoes for kids, 1 type of high top shoes for women and 1 type of casual shoes.
-Duties included presentations of designs, working with factory to make tech packs and samples.
-Researched a market share.
+For 2010 F/W season,
-Designed 2 pairs of heritage footwear’s color works(original designed from headquarter).
1 pairs of shoes(is named Marathon 84) are on sale in the real market with 3 different versions of colors.
-Designed a shoe brochure for marketing 2010 F/W.
KI design & brand(Footwear design consultancy, http://www.kidnb.com) Busan, South Korea
Internship Footwear Designer, 9/2008-11/2008
+For 2009 S/S season,
-Researched a market share, wrote a market shared report and presentations for future concept.
-Designed graphic patterns.
-Photograph sample shoes, rendering shoes to assist a chief designer.
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
Strong ideation and sketching
Autodesk 3d studio max
MS Power point
Email : email@example.com
Sang Myung University In South Korea