I view jewelry as a sculpture that represents the wearer’s personality and culture. Through jewelry design, I express my imagination while combining my passion for sculpture and industrial design. Drawing creative inspiration from natural and organic shapes, my aim is to create clean, elegant designs that focus on bringing out the intrinsic beauty of gem stones. I enjoy the complete development process, from concept to sketch, 3D modelling and finally to the production.

Work Samples

  • Jewelry Design

  • Sculpture

  • Custom Trade Show Booth

Work History

Education -Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York Jewelry Design, Gemology -Studio Jewelers Ltd. Certificate in Basic Jewelry Making - Nov/10 Certificate in Wax Modeling/Casting/Molds - Mar/10 -Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York Masters of Arts: Exhibition Design - Aug/09 - Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea Bachelor of Fine Arts: Sculpture - Feb/06 Experience - Rare1 Corporation., New York, USA Graphic / Web Designer -May/10 - Jan /11 • Design marketing materials such as catalogues and invitation cards • Develop corporate websites - RAPIERGROUP INC., Maryland, USA Exhibit Designer -June/09-Feb/10 • Exhibit design from concept to final build • Conceptualized ideas through hand sketching and experimental modeling • Visualized design concept through illustration or 3D max Studio • Produced detailed architectural drawings to communicate with fabricators • Selected matching materials to design concept and order samples • Created presentation documents and boards • Designed furniture that satisfies aesthetic and functional needs - ARC INTERNATIONAL KOREA CO., LTD., Seoul, Korea - May/06- Feb/07 Visual Merchandiser /Interior Designer • Designed space and displayed products in the launching event of the premium brand MIKASA • Presented blue prints of new stores which were effectively used for 20 additional stores • Enhanced sales profit by designing point of sales tools • Managed events and promotions at department stores and wholesale marts - HOSANMA, CO., LTD., Seoul, Korea - Dec/05-Apr/06 Fashion Designer • Designed a unique interior for opening event in a high-end department store, ‘Galleriea’, Seoul, Korea • Created clothing and accessories • Managed production lines and visual merchandising • Designed window displays Skills - Hand drwing /Gauache rendering skills - Bench making skills - Proficiency in Rhinoceros, 3D Max studio, Auto Cad, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Flash, HTML, CSS, PC, MAC OS and Microsoft Office (Certificate of MOS -Word, Excel, Power point)

Education

Fashion Institute of Technology

Specialties

Awards

• First Prize: Retail showroom design competition of PROCEDES CHENEL -Mar/09 • Second prize: Graphics signage and way finding system competition of the New York Botanic Garden - Dec/08 • Recipient: Culture Minister’s Award in the Snow Sculpture...
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