HYUNYOUNG KIM

Marschnerstr. 55, 81245 Munich

+49 (0)176 8507 0744

hyuny.kim1@gmail.com

http://hyunyoungkim.com

  

HISTORY

12/13 – Current    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

ž 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

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

ž 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.

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

ž 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.

ž 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

ž Implemented a pressure sensitive tablet and its practical uses

ž Interaction design for a tablet which is capable of recognizing touch and stylus

ž Conducted user research and coded for mobile running assistant application

01/06 – 02/06        KOREA MART, Japan

Intern, Homepage & shopping mall development

ž 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)

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

ž Prototyped a remotely music-controllable tumbler using Arduino, Processing

ž 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

 


AWARDS

‘11 – ‘13      Employee of Month, Samsung Electronics, 3 times

08/05       Korea National Robot Soccer Mirosot League, 3rd place, Korea Robot Soccer Association

02/05       Champions League MiroSot Small League, 1st place, Kangnam University Korea

 


SKILLS                UX/UI Design, Web Design/Development, Trend Research, User Research, Usability Test

Axure, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MS Office

 

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