Work Experience


Research Assistant

Assistant to Professor Chris Janiszewski, Aner Sela, and Yang Yang at the University of Florida

  • Date: August 2020 - present

  • Duties:

    • Collaborative research projects

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  • Date: 2017 September - 2019 May

  • Established a custom manufacturing infrastructure

  • Secured funding from Seoul City & Seoul National Univerisity

  • Collaborated with a prominent publisher

  • Organized popup stores and held multiple classes



  • Date: 2016 March - 2017 December

  • Developing and executing a start-up business

  • Secured government & public business funding (approximately 14,000 USD)

  • Organized multiple offline sales events and classes

  • Reference: Jinwoo Cheon –

Ryusutore (Custom Arts Merchandise Store)

Igoree (Modern Hanbok Curation Platform)

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Intern Researcher

LG Electronics x Design Factory Korea

  • Date: 2015 July - 2015 November 

  • Conducted qualitative consumer research to develop new products and services (IoT device and mobile application)

  • Managed project responsibilities, timelines, and sources for planners, designers, and developers

  • Branded new product and service (e.g. naming, logo, brand story)

  • Final work patented at the Korean Intellectual Property Office

  • Reference: Soojin Jun –

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PR Manager

Yonsei Theater Art Research Club

  • 2015 January - 2015 July

  • Designed advertisements and established distribution platforms

  • Securing funding for theater projects

Honor Awards

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SK Soaring Youth Competition (2016)

SK Group

  • Winner

  • Competition among university students on start-up business plan

  • Pitched business plan based on market and consumer research

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Yujin Robot Smart Toy Competition (2015)

Yujin Robot

  • 2nd prize winner

  • Competition on smart (IoT) toy design & development

  • Developed IoT smart toy for children based on qualitative consumer research

  • Designed product and mobile phone application design

  • Additional information on the project can be found here (in Korean)

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Lapalette Indie Brand Competition (2013)

Beaucre Merchandising

  • Winner

  • Competition on product design

  • Designed a line of fashion products and engaged in the manufacturing process

  • Designed products were presented at the <Who's Next> exhibition in Paris