I am a toy designer with 8 years of experience in the industry.
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June 2002- Present
Design original and licensed lines of toys for client such as Target, Costco, Pottery Barn Kids, Discovery Channel and Parents Magazine. Responsible for product design process: ideation and concept sketches, product rendering and production drawings, to design and production of product's graphics. Extensive experience working with engineers, communicate design to the sample maker and quality assurance for design integrity.
Mattel Fisher-Price Brands Inc.
New York, NY
June 2001- August 2001
Involved in the product design for 2002 Sesame Street's Scented Softies line. Responsibility include: production drawing, designed pattern for fabric, color studies, created swatch cards, revised product samples. Produced idea sketches for Scented Softies line, including revision on Lavender Elmo. Involved in the design brainstorming and product idea sketches for the Dragon Tales and Dora the Explorer product lines.
Kubong Trading Company
Designer & Copywriter
March 1998-May 1999
Design advertising for the company's jewelry catalog, responsibilities include copy writing and design layout.
Koreaone Publishing Company
April 1994-May 1997
Copy writing for the publisher's advertising department and supervising the Children's English Books department.
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, NY
B.F.A., Toy Design, May 2002
Fine Arts, August 1999 - May 2000
WooSeok Design Institute
Character Design Program, December 1998 - May 1999
Computer Graphic Program. May 1997 - December 1997
Graphic Design Program, March 1993-February 1994
B.S., Education, February 1994
DIGITAL DESIGN SKILLS
Adobe Photoshop CS5: Product rendering, color studies and all around digital production.
Adobe Illustrator CS5: Product rendering, production drawing, color studies, instructional drawing, technical drawing and illustration.
good knowledge of 3D modeling and production ready technical drawing.
Playing Piano, Flute