Offering excellent, creative Industrial Design services with an emphasis on Transportation Design. Work ranging from strong manual/hand sketching to finished digital (adobe) artwork to 3D modeling. Preferred methods hold true to pencil to paper and clay modeling!
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.
Currently available for various freelance opportunities!
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Improving quality of life through creative design solutions.
Kevin J. Chun
KJC Design, LLC
Sr. Designer - Product Creation
TaylorMade - adidas Golf (Aug. 1, 2012 - Current)
Chrysler Group LLC - JEEP studio (June 2011 - July 2012)
Auburn Hills, MI
Polaris Industries Inc. - Powersports Design (November 2009 - June 2011)
Design for Victory Motorcycles, Side x Side UTV (Ranger, RZR), ATV's, snowmobiles, and accessories. We're busy.
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
College for Creative Studies
Lawrence Technological University
Art Center College of Design (Grad-April 2006)
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
Calty Design Research (Summer 2005)
Newport Beach, CA
-Lexus Advanced Concept/Luxury Hybrid Icon Flagship
Polaris Industries - Industrial Design (Fall 2004)
-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
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!
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...