General info
Creative Director // Design Director
New York
Branding and package designer, magazine editorial designer, advertising art director, creative director and design school professor. These are just some of the roles E.J. has had in her 15+ years in design. She is a hands-on designer, art director and creative director. Working on various projects for world renown clients (e.g. Ritz Carlton, Jose Cuervo, AVON, Almay, Revlon, Gap, Belvedere, GNC) has prepared her to be a rigorous problem solver, and allowed her to polish her design skills and eye for photography. Besides her design career, she has also worked as a university professor, focusing on typography and art direction courses in advertising departments. She has mentored many students to become art directors at well known ad agencies.
New York, NY
Jun 2012 - Present
Creative director // Design director
Focused on integrated branding campaign, advertising campaign (beauty, fashion and luxury), and collateral design.

Gap Inc
Rosewood Hotels
Leading Hotels of the World
Anthem, etc
New York, NY
Dec 2013 - Apr 2014
Associate Creative Director
Badger and Winters Group
Directed creative team of 9 art directors and 2 copywriters.
Focused on 360 degree advertising campaigns including print, digital, out of home, TV and collateral.

Clients; Avon, Living Proof, Godiva
Savannah, Georgia
Mar 2010 - Dec 2013
Savannah College of Art and Design
Teaching Art direction and Typography both undergraduate and graduate students.

Art direction 1
Advertising Design and Self Promotion
Advertising Design and typography
Fundamental Typography
Savannah, GA
Jan 2011 - Jun 2011
Creative Lead
Directed and managed creative team of 16+ selected art directors and copywriters.
Focused on integrated branding campaign; Brand strategy, Brand identity system, Brand guideline, Advertising campaign, Web site, Social media, App, etc.

Client; Celebrity casual menswear line BIXBY
New York, NY
Jul 2006 - Dec 2009
Senior Art Director
Arnell Group
Focused on integrated communication: identity, signage, brand guideline, brochure (print collateral), annual report, advertising campaigns (magazine, newspaper, billboard and TV) POS materials and photography art direction.

Con Edison
Jose Cuervo
San Francisco, CA
May 2005 - Aug 2005
Graphic Designer
SOMA magazine
Responsible for print collateral and advertising.
San Francisco, CA
Oct 2003 - Mar 2006
Graphic Designer
Focused on brand identity, print collateral and photography

Clients; Swallowtail fund, Maria Binchet food consulting, Butterfly, etc
Jinju, Korea
Mar 2000 - Jun 2003
KyungSang University
Gwangju, Korea
Mar 2000 - Jun 2003
Adjunct Professor
Honam Univerisy
Seoul, Korea
Mar 1998 - Mar 2000
Graphic Designer
Se Jong Design Institute
Focused on brand identity and package design
Seoul, Korea
Feb 1998 - Feb 1999
Teaching Assistant / Industrial Design Department
Se Jong University
San Francisco, CA
Aug 2003 - Dec 2005
Academy of Art University
Graduate with honors / Graphic Design
Seoul, Korea
Mar 1998 - Feb 2000
Se Jong University
Graduate with honors, Dean’s list candidate / Package Design
Seoul, Korea
Mar 1994 - Feb 1998
Se Jong University
Graduate with honors / Industrial Design
ARC International Annual Report Competition
ARC International Annual Report Competition 2009

Gold / 10k / Con Edison Annual Report 2008
Silver / Annual Report Cover Design / Con Edison Annual Report 2008
Bronze / On-Line Annual Report / Con Edison Annual Report 2008
SCAD Presidential Fellowship
Awarded for "OLD AND NEW YORK" - The typography of NYC streets
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design.
Full knowledge of the Machintosh operating system

Other skills: Photography, typography, identity, layout, color theory
AIGA, Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club