​​Yeowon Lee

UX Designer/Animator

About me

Hello, my name is Yeowon Lee.

I am a digital UI/UX designer with illustration and animation skills.

 

My passion for design has always motivated me to go further than others and challenge myself. I have strong work ethics and am always committed to meeting high standards on every piece I work on. I am unafraid to suggest new approaches to improve upon existing designs or trends. I love the sense of accomplishment when I meet a demanding deadline, or successfully deliver on a very complicated task.

Throughout my academic and professional careers, I have worked towards the goal of producing designs that will not only boost client business, but are also pleasing in an aesthetical sense. I am skilled not only in graphic design, but also in video editing and 2D animations, and have completed numerous commercial grade print projects.

As a digital UI UX designer, my design fundamentals are these three rules - make it useful, usable and then delightful. Using these three rules, firstly, I consider functions and purpose of the design to achieve its most important goal - making it useful. Once I have identified core functions and hierarchy of information, I begin designing the UI. With this working process, it becomes easier to workout a usable layout without leaving any important factors behind. It is always within my best interest to design complete user journey, to create easy and clean experience for users, putting functionality over delightfulness. Only when functionality has been met for the design, I add fun and smart interactions, colours and layouts to make the product delightful. These are my very corner stones in every project.

I am proficient in Adobe Creative Suite in both Window and Mac platform and have solid knowledge on Microsoft office suit as well. I have intermediate HTML and CSS skills that allows me to consider most feasible design solution within given time frame. I am a strong problem solver and I always work hard to think creatively in every situation.

I have extensive experience in working in complex and varied environments, involving a diverse group of people, and have led teams as a UX design lead, working with small and large teams extensively. I am a bright natured person with a positive and professional attitude. I also further developed my skills in time management and often had to juggle decision direction between business and personal. 

On more personal note, I enjoy reading, watching animated movies and writing short stories. My favourite way of spending a Sunday afternoon would be reading a book or two with my cat lying on my lap. I am highly interested in Human Rights issues, and would actively engage in activities to support anti-discrimination projects of any sort.

Education

2003-2009
2009-2012
2012-2013

Henry Kendall High School


UNSW COFA - Bachelor of Digital Media

 

UNSW COFA - Bachelor of Digital Media (H)

Awards/COMPETITIONS

2013
2014

Animal Logics Encouragement Award from UNSW COFA 

 

Selected to exhibit and compete in Student Section at SICAF (Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival)

Skills

Work comfortably in both Window and Mac environment

Adobe Creative Suite - Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe After Effects, 

Adobe Premiere, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Xd, Adobe Dimensions, Adobe Character Animator

Final Cut Pro

Microsoft Office Suite

Intermediate HTML/CSS

Experience | Total of 5 years and 1 Month 

(as of 12/2018)

08/2017 - Ongoing

UI UX Digital Designer Lead at Zift Solutions

 

Landing pages, web banners, EDMs, rebranding, whiteboard animations, 2D animations, interactive PDF, white paper PDF, ebook PDF creation.

10/2016 - 08/2017

Inhouse designer at Ekky Software

Web designing, banners, EDMs, rebranding, marketing, animated banners, illustrations and printed commercial materials such as posters, brochures and business cards for our clients.

03/2017 - 07/2017

Freelance designer at MyeongDong Korean Restaurant

Brand logo creation, printed commercial materials such as business cards, window decal stickers and promotional posters, and SNS advertising graphics and videos. 

05/2017

Freelance designer at Su&Mo Sushi Restaurant

Brand logo creation, printed commercial materials such as business cards, signs of different sizes and SNS advertising graphics. 

07/2016 - 07/2017

Freelance designer at Jonggajip Korean BBQ Restaurant

Brand logo renewal, printed commercial materials such as x-banners, menu books, takeaway menu brochures, business cards and promotional posters, and SNS advertising graphics and videos. 

02/2016 - 07/2016

In house designer at TappyToon
 

Translating webtoons and localising, UI, UX for own Android App service, website design

02/2015 - 01/2016

Production Marketing Team Leader at JO Entertainment
 

Domestic and foreign marketing, donators and investment administration, establishing contracts with actors and agencies, produced an ending credit for movie ‘Spirits’ Homecoming’, translated script to English and subtitled the movie.

09/2014 - 02/2015

In house designer at Choi Guevara Event Planning
 

Event posters, banners, tickets, badges, and online advertisement materials for all SNS channels.

02/2014 - 08/2014

Graphic and Editorial Designer at ‘Weekly Korean Life Review’Magazine
 

Creating advertisements for local shops, introducing new contents

03/2012 - 06/2012

Motion Graphics Animation Intern

Planning and designing background for a 2D animation project

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