Kye is a recent graduate from Art Center College of Design with master's degree in Industrial Design. Kye has garnered expansive experience working with companies like Nokia, Kohler, Samsung, iriver, At&T, Vtech, and Johnson & Johnson. She has been awarded RedDot Concept Award, iF Concept Award, iF Lebens(t)raume Award, iF Product Award, Gold award in LG IDEA Competition and so on.

She finds her life delightful when she is shopping, exploring food and travelling. She deeply values craftsmanship. Although she spends most of her time on digital software, she enjoys woodwork, leather craft and printmaking during her spare time.




Ammunition I SF I Industrial Design Intern I Summer 2016
Kohler I Shanghai I Senior Industrial Designer I 2014 - 2016
Nokia I Beijing I Senior Industrial Designer I 2011 - 2014
AT&T/Vtech I Hong Kong I Product Designer I 2008 - 2010


Art Center College of Design I M.S Industrial Design I Pasadena I 2017
Ewha Womans University I BFA Painting and Printmaking I Seoul I 2006


Awards & Exhibitions

Bronze Winner I IDEA(International Design Excellence Awards) I USA I 2017
Fellowship I James Dyson Foundation I USA I 2015
Winner I iF Product Design Award I  Germany I 2014
Finalist I iF Concept Design Award I Germany I 2010
Winner I iF Lebens(t)raume Award I Germany I 2010
Winner I RedDot Concept Award I Singapore I 2009
Gold Prize I LG IDEA Competition I Korea I 2009
Exhibition I Art Center College of Design Gallery I Pasadena I 2016
Exhibition I Consumer Electronics Show I Las Vegas I 2010
Exhibition I Hong Kong Electronics Fair I Hong Kong I 2009
Exhibition I Another Way of Seeing I Korea I 2004


Develop creative concepts based on consumer insights
Visually communicate through sketching, modelling and prototyping
Business strategy, trend analysis, value creation, roadmap
Strong form conceptualizing and high quality detailed form handling
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Rhino, Modo, Key shot, Sketch, Invision