While I was in the Korean Army, I served in two roles: official communications operator, and not-so-official barber. But that entire time, my dream was to use the lessons I learned and see how far they can take me. So far they’ve brought me all the way to New York City to become an advertising creative. Let’s see where it will bring me next.

In my role as an art director and UX designer, I am constantly absorbing new techniques and tools to give voice to the unique human insights I observe daily. When equipped with these abilities, I truly believe that creatives can change the world for the better.

(628) 213 - 9141 / don.does.that@gmail.com

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2018 White Pencil (TOP5 of 2018) - Bolo
2018 Yellow Pencil - Bolo
2019 Yellow pencil - Time to Act

2019 Gold - Swim Like Mike

Cannes Future Lions
2019 Shortlist - Bolo

One Show ADC 
2019 Merit - Swim Like Mike
2019 Merit - Build a Friend
2019 Merit - Bolo

One Show Young Ones
2018 Merit
- Narcan Network

SXSW Interactive Innovation Award:
2019 Finalist - Bolo
2019 Finalist - Homebuddy

Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas

2019 Honorable mentions - iHelp

New York Festivals:
2017 Third Prize - Cover By Artists
2019 2xThird Prize - The Parallax Banner Ads
2019 Finalist - Bolo
2019 Finalist - Time To Act

Communication Arts
2018 Advertising - Winner: Five Stars
2018 Interactive - Shortlist: Bolo
2018 Interactive - Shortlist: Homebuddy

Applied Arts Awards 
2018 Winner - Five Stars

Graphis Awards
2019 Gold - iHelp
2019 Silver - Bolo

American Advertising Award
2019 Judge’s Choice & Gold  - Bolo


2019 Sep~Present

Droga5, New York

Art Director Intern:
Harley Davidson, Sprint, AdCouncil, Prudential

2019 Jul~Sep

Grey, New York

Art Director Intern:
Volvo, Gillette

2019 Apr~May

R/GA, New York

Art Director Intern:
Verizon, Pepsi, Ally

2019 Jan~Mar

Edelman, New York

Art Director Intern:
The Catholic Church, Tazo, V8

2017 Feb~Aug

TBWA, Seoul

Junior Board Strategist

2013 Mar ~ 2014 Dec

Republic of Korea Army

Honorable Discharge as Signaller, Sergeant

🎤Guest Lecture

@UC Berkeley
Startup & Advertising club 'Idea Factory'

@TBWA KOREA Speech project 'Hammering'


USA Today
Digital Mckinsey
Fast Company
Fast Company
Elite Today
Communication Arts

Applied Arts Magazines
Design Week
Biz Community
Ads of the World


2018 Jan ~ 2019 Dec
Miami Ad School, San Francisco

Art Direction

2018 July
D&AD New Blood Academy, London

Creative/Client Pitch (Google) winner

Hanyang University, Seoul
Major: Educational Technology

Minor: Business Administration


Both sides of brain
Systems thinking, Design thinking, Concepting, Art Direction.

After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Premiere.

Sketch, InVision, Adobe Xd, Principle.
Cargo Collective, Inc. Los Angeles, Calif.