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 2014 FALL The Combo

  • EXR Korea 2011-PRESENT

  • Pensole Footwear Design 2010

Work History

EXPERIENCE EXR Korea(http://www.exrkorea.com) Seoul, South Korea Footwear Designer 1, 3/2011-Present +For EXR KOREA 2011 F/W Season ~ 2015F/W Season +For EXR CHINA 2013 F/W Season ~ 2014 S/S Season -The Five-Tool Player in footwear design industry. -Designed over 300 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 12 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. Freelance Designer(7/2010~2/2011) 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. 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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