Sooja Kim

Freelance Graphic Designer & Package Designer

Location:Flushing, New York, United States
2 Skills

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE Highly creative, independent and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in marketing and print design in various industries. Not only limited to design but dared to handle multiple tasks. Fast learner with good collaborative and interpersonal skills. Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments and budget requirements.

Senior Graphic Designer, Shake-N-Go (manufacturer of hair extensions & wigs), Port Washington, NY (11/2010-02/2013) - Responsible for development of creative designs to support sales team including window and in-store banners, sale posters, signs, monthly newsletter; corporate collateral and special projects when assigned. - Managed graphic designers and workflow from initial design through production within timelines, and tight budget

Graphic Designer, INCOCO, NJ (10/2008-4/2009) - Developed packaging, displays, cart designs and Trade show graphics for an innovative Nail polish product Advertising Coordinator/Graphic Designer, COSMOS BOUTIQUE, NY (05/2007-12/2007) - Managed marketing campaigns & retail promotions with co-op vendors focusing on Asian market under strict guidelines; conducted advertising calendars, allocation of established budgets and appropriate visuals to publications and media - Supported sales teams by creating newspaper ads, store signage and direct mails

Graphic Designer, Freelance, NY - Clients: YWCA, Stainwash, and Oxford Health Insurance; Provided graphic design solutions to different organizations

Graphic Designer, HY Mart, NY (06/2004-04/2007) - Provided graphic design solutions to increase sales for three large Asian Grocery Supermarket branches & Gift store chains; creating event banners, posters, circular, seasonal marketing collateral varying in size and format in a corporate environment; creating and maintaining websites - Supported telemarketing department to boost sales by creating seasonal catalogues and in-store marketing campaigns

Design Intern, Baron & Baron, advertising and design agency NY, NY (Spring 2002) - Supported a design team with packaging production and promotional materials

- School of Visual Arts, New York, 2003: M.F.A., Design - City College of New York, 2000 (*** Laude): B.A., Electronic Design and Multimedia

- Comfortably working in both Mac & PC Windows - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Package Design