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Hello,

YEON is an innovative Art Director & Designer based in New York. 


He is an ambitioushumble, and enthusiastic creative who is always seeking for innovation on both digital and physical world. Currently working at a digital agency, ELEPHANT, experiencing clients: Goldman Sachs, Comcast, Blackstone, Beats by Dre, Apple, M2M, MSCI.

He believes in the power of advertising, and it's not just a selling something, but it's about the brand delivering unforgettable experience, and meaningful stories to the audiences. He has a background of studying from Korea, Canada, New Jersey, to New York. He graduated School of Visual Arts at 2017.

As an ambitious student, he challenged himself to lots of award shows, and won multiple awards (Including Cannes Future Lions, Clios, D&AD, New York Festival) He went to Cannes for 2017 Cannes Future Lions Award Ceremony. He saw lots of creative and talented people alongside with incredible works. So, he promised himself to come back to Cannes once again (Aim for Gold).

He is a tough worker who can manage multiple projects at once. Also, he is helping out students at School of Visual Arts as an Associate Instructor. He loves to help other students, especially international students who have lots of struggles, and challenges. And he is offering some mentorship for them too.

He is a little bit shy, but loves to know talented people. And huge animal lover.


| EXPERIENCE

E L E P H A N T
Art Director / Designer
2017 July - Present
Goldman Sachs | Comcast | Blackstone | Beats by Dre | Apple | M2M | MSCI

School of Visual Arts
Associate Instructor
2017 September - Present

School of Visual Arts Graphic / Advertising Department
Internship / Assistant
2015 Fall - 2017 May

Vinyl-I
Internship / Art Direction 
2016 Summer
Hyundai | Toyota | P&G

The 3D Story
Co-founder / Art Director
2015 May - 2016 May

Silva Gallery of Art
Internship

2010 Fall - 2011 Spring
The Pennington School


| AWARDS

COMMUNICATION ARTS - INTERACTIVE DESIGN
Shortlist | Ask The Candidate
Shortlist | Shazam Cold

AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS

District 2 American Advertising Award
Silver | What if it were your pet?
NYC American Advertising Award
Silver | What if it were your pet?
Silver | Glaad to be Proud

AD STARS INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS
Bronze | Smart Hashtag
Crystal | Ask The Candidate
Crystal | What if it were your pet?
Crystal | Gmail To Mail
Finalists | 16 Entries

2016
ONE SHOW - YOUNG ONES

Merit | LEGO Playworld
Merit | LEGO TOGO

YOUNG SHITS AWARD
Second Place | No-Ta-To


| INSTRUCTOR AWARDS

2018
NEW YORK FESTIVAL AWARD
Gold | Adidas Move
Gold | ADIDAS Base_1
Bronze ADIDAS Base_1
Finalists | 5 Entries

ADC AWARD
Finalists | 25 Entries

AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS

NYC American Advertising Award
Silver | Move Collection
Silver | A FingerLickin' Good Ride
Silver | Send Socks to Justin