KJCDesign offers prospective clients excellent, professional, creative design services for a wide range of projects. Quality of design and the value of process is highly emphasized. Concept work ranges from strong, manual hand sketching to finished digital (photoshop) artwork. In some instances, 3D modeling and prototyping can be achieved. Experience in advanced concepts and production design development for automotive (Toyota: Calty Design Research, Chrysler Group: Jeep), Powersports (Polaris Industries), Sporting Goods (TaylorMade - adidas Golf) and various Product Design. Always seeking what's new, fresh, and innovative. Currently available for various freelance opportunities. Thank you for viewing and have a great day!

Work Samples

  • Art Center College of Design Work

  • Chrysler Group Concept Work

  • LA Auto Design Challenge

Work History

Improving quality of life through creative design solutions. Contact: Kevin J. Chun KJC Design, LLC kjcdesign21@gmail.com chunnertyme.com 734.277.2845 Professional Experience: Sr. Designer - Product Creation TaylorMade - adidas Golf (Aug. 1, 2012 - Current) Carlsbad, CA Exterior Designer Chrysler Group LLC - JEEP studio (June 2011 - July 2012) Auburn Hills, MI Transportation/Industrial Designer Polaris Industries Inc. - Powersports Design (November 2009 - June 2011) Medina, Minnesota Design for Victory Motorcycles, Side x Side UTV (Ranger, RZR), ATV's, snowmobiles, and accessories. We're busy. Creative Designer Calty Design Research - Toyota Design Network (July 2006 - October 2009) Ann Arbor, MI - Worked on projects pertaining to North American Production Design for the Toyota brand. Influenced interior and exterior design on Tundra full-size pick-up truck, Sienna minivan, Avalon sedan, Highlander SUV, RAV4 SUV, and Venza crossover models. Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge participant. Newport Beach, CA - Worked on projects pertaining to Lexus, Toyota and Scion branded advanced concepts. Freelance and Contract Designer Sundberg-Ferar - Product Design (Summer 2008) Walled Lake, Michigan Part-Time Transportation Design Instructor: Leading and inspiring future automotive/transportation/industrial designers at: Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA College for Creative Studies Detroit, MI Lawrence Technological University Southfield, MI Education: Art Center College of Design (Grad-April 2006) Pasadena, CA Bachelor of Science - Transportation Design Art Center at Night (2001) Foundation studies in industrial, product, transportation design Gustavus Adolphus College (1998 - 2000) St. Peter, MN Liberal Arts and Science courses Design Internships: Calty Design Research (Summer 2005) Newport Beach, CA -Lexus Advanced Concept/Luxury Hybrid Icon Flagship Polaris Industries - Industrial Design (Fall 2004) Medina, MN -Production design for various ATV and Ranger vehicles Art Center - Funded Educational Projects: Calty Design Research/Toyota Motor Sales (Spring 2005) -Developed new Scion branded vehicle from research, concept development to 25% scale clay model Honda, Mobility in the Urban Environment for Las Vegas -Developed futuristic city transportation system solving mass urban sprawl issues Related Skills: Traditional - Excellent 2D hand sketching and rendering - all mediums, concept development, visual/verbal communications Digital: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, basic Macromedia Dreamweaver and Microsoft Excel Production: wood/metal shop, mold construction, clay modeling, automotive painting Personal: Ambitious, organized, creative, conceptual, common sense, disciplined, expressive, resourceful innovative, inquisitive, initiative, open-minded, work well with other disciplines, humorous Languages: English (fluent), Korean (learning), Japanese (learning), Spanish (basic) -stellar well-rounded ping-pong game! Interests: Powersports, music, the ocean, surfing (longboard), traveling, culture, cuisine, languages, golf, pool, ping-pong, soccer, watching football, outdoor recreation, vintage cafe racer motorcycles and motorcycles in general, hot rods, muscle cars...

Education

  • Art Center College of Design

    • Bachelor of Science Transportation Design
    • 2001 - 2006

Specialties

Awards

LA Auto Show: 2006 Design Challenge Participant - Calty Design Research - Toyota RLV (Renewable Lifestyle Vehicle) Honda Mobility Proposal: Regional Transportation Commission of S. Nevada - Documented headlines; Las Vegas Sun News Art Center College of Design Scholarship Art Center Gallery

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