From Seoul
to Columbus

Living in a city like Seoul for 26 years has taught me to be around people who have different values and beliefs. This helped broaden my perspective and embrace others with different experiences.


I’m currently working as a Digital Product Designer at Wondersauce, specializing in digital product, branding, and campaign. I create all aspects of digital experience for clients such as Scotts, Chick-fil-A, Abbott, Huntington Bank, and L’Oreal.

I was previously working as a Graphic Designer at NFM Lending where I created operating design assets and improved the loan process by 15%. While I was working there, I recreated Brand Identity as well as collateral marketing assets.

Before that, I was a Graphic Designer at Accelerate Korea and created brand and collateral designs for Betapitch, the international start-up conference hosted on Google’s Campus in Seoul. After the success of the conference, we received $500k in funding from the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (South Korea).

How I got into design

I earned a science degree in Safety and Health from Eulji University and even served in the artillery in South Korea. However, I cast doubt on my career choice. “Is this my ideal job?” “I want something I really love.” I have been a big fan of a wide range of visual arts and films.

Finally, I made a career switch to design. I came to the U.S. in 2013 and started studying for BFA in Advertising & Graphic Design at Columbus College of Art and Design. As technology thrives, everything is getting digitalized, I saw more opportunities in UI/UX design for my career path. Also, It was interesting to me because UX design is a combination of art and science and pull abstract idea out of head and make tangible solutions.

Back then, since there was not much resources and network regarding UI/UX design around me, I had to find my own way to develop my design skill sets. So I had to work on personal projects outside of work in my spare time by collaborating with other designers and developers.

In 2018, one of my projects, Aveda International, I was awarded "Winner of 2018” by Red Dot Award because of its empathetic approach and holistic design approach. The validation I received from a big design award in the early years of my journey of a UI/UX designer still encourages me now.

What I do
in my free time

I enjoy playing drones and shooting videography in my spare time. I’m also experimenting with a personal side project, DXC, a design blog forum to provide young Korean students with design tools and networking. 

Want to know more about me? Let’s chat.👇

Get in Touch

I'm looking for new opportunities at this moment. If you are interested in my work, I would love to find a time to chat over Zoom with a cup of tea if you like!