Hyunyoung Kim

Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble
Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart

 

HISTORY

04/16 -Current


 

10/15 -Current

 

 

 11/14 - 08/15

 

 

12/13 – 05/14

Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Visiting Researcher

 

Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble

PhD Student

 

Chonnam National University, Gwangju

Researcher

 

ASSOCIATION FOR VERTICAL FARMING, Germany

Web Designer, Korean Agency (Freelancer)

06/13 – 11/13

Travels to UK, Sweden and Germany

02/11 – 05/13

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS, South Korea

UX Designer, User Research & UI Design, DMC Research Centers

  • Smart Home service & UI design, for mobile/TV which were partly demonstrated on ’13 IFA. Suggested strategic UI considering worldwide service providers based on the experience in participating in global user research and leading usability test on its last version – showed in ’13 CES

  • Concept generation & UI design for Samsung’s first Smart LED Android application

  • Performed Mobile Commerce project – showed in MWC ’13 – and UI design for merchants’ part. Managed designing merchant's card reader appcessory, Led user researches: purse tour, etc.

  • Led an ideation workshop using trend card and insightful images. Related patents are pending.

  • Performed a medical device design with IDEO and new business development division; Learned IDEO’s research know-how in paired observation, interview, and observational sharing.

  • Developed an idea refinement process for designers for robust patents. Based on the process, made ideas for corporative strategy. Related patents are pending.

01/10 – 12/10

SAMSUNG SOFTWARE MEMBERSHIP, South Korea

Student Researcher, Interaction Design & Prototyping

  • Implemented a pressure sensitive tablet and its practical uses
  • Interaction design for a tablet which is capable of recognizing touch and stylus
  • Conducted user research and coded for mobile running assistant application

01/06 – 02/06

KOREA MART, Japan

Intern, Homepage & shopping mall development

  • Designed and coded the company’s online shopping mall with HTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL
 

EDUCATION

09/13 – 10/13

RHEINLAND PRIVATSCHULE, Essen, Germany

German Language Course

03/09 – 02/11

KAIST, Daejon, South Korea

Master of Science, Digital Media, World Top 60 University (’13)

  • Thesis: Gesture-Recognition Interface with Keyboard Embedded IR Modules. Used Arduino, C#

  • Prototyped a remotely music-controllable tumbler using Arduino, Processing
  • Planned and taught a circuit design class for BS students as a part of their lab internship

03/04 – 02/09

SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY, Suwon, South Korea

Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, Merit based 4 year full scholarship

 

PUBLICATIONS & PATENTS

PUBLICATIONS

Hyunyoung KIM, Céline COUTRIX, Anne ROUDAUT, KnobSlider: Design of a Shape-Changing Device Grounded on Users' Needs, KnobSlider : Conception d'un Dispositif Déformable Répondant aux Besoins des Utilisateurs, la conférence francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine (IHM '16), Fribourg, Swiss [PDF] (French)

Hyunyoung Kim, Gesture-Recognition Interface with Keyboard Embedded IR Modules, Master's thesis, KAIST [PDF] (Korean)

Hyunyoung Kim, Kuenhwan Kwak, Jongwoo Jung, Insik Myung, Minsoo Hahn, Tablaction: collaborative brainstorming system with stylus-fingertip interactions on tablet PCs, VRCAI '10, Seoul, South Korea [PDF]

Hyunyoung Kim, Donghoon Lee, Jeehyung Lee, Personalized Comment Spam Filtering Using Clustering, Korea Intelligent System Society (KIIS '08), South Korea [PDF] (Korean)

PATENTS

WO2013187663 A1, Eun-young LimHyun-Young KimYeon-hee ROHJoo-kyung WooYoung-shil Jang, User terminal device for providing electronic shopping service and methods thereof

WO2013154294 A1, Hyun-Young Kim, Tae-hwan Wi, User terminal device and system for performing user customized health management, and methods thereof

WO2014038912 A1, Hyun-Young Kim, Tae-hwan Wi, Method and device for transmitting information related to event

WO2014065554 A1, Hyun-Young Kim, Hee-Won Jung, Device and method for transmitting electronic key thereof

WO2014030981 A1, Hyun-Young Kim, Hee-Won Jung, Control method and control apparatus for apparatus including short range wireless communication module

WO2013154319 A1, Jae-Woo Ko, Tae-hwan WI, Hee-Won Jung,Hyun-Young Kim, Bo-seok MOON, Management server and method for controlling device, user terminal apparatus and method for controlling device, and user terminal apparatus and control method thereof

 

AWARDS

‘11 – ‘13

08/05

02/05

Employee of Month, Samsung Electronics, 3 times

Korea National Robot Soccer Mirosot League, 3rd place, Korea Robot Soccer Association

Champions League MiroSot Small League, 1st place, Kangnam University Korea

 

SKILLS

User Research
 

UX Design

Development Tools

Languages & APIs

Engineering

 

Usability test, task observation, heuristic analysis, personas, scenarios, home visiting, interview, survey/questionnaires, statistical analysis

Illustrator, Photoshop, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, Flowella, wireframe, userflow 

C#, WPF, C++, Java, C, SQL, Processing, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Windows Mobile, Google Map API

Visual Studio, Eclipse IDE

Arduino, circuit design

 

ADDITIONALS

Enjoy oil painting, participated in exhibitions held in the company & university

Highly interested in women career; mentored female undergraduates in a thesis competition

LANGUAGES

Fluent English, Basic German, Native Korean