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About Simon Kang : For the past 13 years, I have consistently delivered successful product solutions for a broad range of clients such as Samsung, Acer, iLuv, Cisco, Vudu, Incase, and Munchkin. To name a few product accomplishments, he designed:

Cisco ‘Catalyst 2960-X’ series Gigabit Ethernet switches, generated over $1 billion in revenue.

Apple certified products sold at global Apple stores for Incase, generated over $33 million in revenue.

The archetype of ‘Samsung Galaxy Keyboard Cover' while working at Samsung’s Advance Design Team.
STATEMENT OF ART:
I believe in accessible, affordable, useful, responsible and fun design as good design.

ORGANIZATION:
Munchkin

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Industrial products designer Media, graphic, printing, culture, design

EDUCATION:
2003-2005, Industrial Design, Master's Degree, Pratt Institute, NEW YORK/USA.

1997-2001, School of Visual Arts, Bachelor's Degree, NEW YORK/USA.

EXPERIENCE:
November 2015 – Present, Sr. Product Designer, Munchkin, CALIFORNIA/USA.

April 2013 – November 2015 , Industrial Designer, Incase, CALIFORNIA/USA.

October 2011 – April 2013 , Industrial Design Engineer, Cisco, CALIFORNIA/USA.

July 2010 – October 2011,
iLuv Creative Technology, Product Image Manager, SHENZEHN/CHINA and NEW YORK/USA.

November 2008 – December 2009 , Senior Industrial Designer, Acer, CALIFORNIA/USA.

January 2006 – October 2008, Senior Industrial Designer, Samsung, CALIFORNIA/USA.

AWARDS:
2018 Silver Award, IDA International Design Award, USA

2018 2 Honorable Mentions, IDA International Design Award, USA

2018, Bronze Award, IDEA International Design Excellence Award, USA.

2017, Gold Award, IDA International Design Award, USA

2017, Gilver Award, IDA International Design Award, USA

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2018, Celebrating Well-Executed IDEAs, Plastic Engineering Magazine.

http://read.nxtbook.com/wiley/plastics_engineering
/october_2018/celebrating_well_executed_ide.html , October, USA

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Native| Near Native).
Korean (Native| Near Native)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Solidworks, Keyshot, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and SketchBook Pro.

HOBBIES:
Cooking, sketching and traveling

CLIENTELE:
Samsung, Cisco, Acer, Incase, iLuv, Munchkin and Vudu.

WEB SITE:
https://www.dexigner.com/directory/detail/28130

PORTFOLIO URL:
Http://www.simonkangdesign.com

RSS URL:
https://www.simonkangdesign.com/blog/

REGISTRATION DATE:
2017-08-14 23:03:04

COUNTRY:
United States of America

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Simon Kang


Gentle Transition Cup

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Baby, Kids' and Children's Products Design Category in 2018
Simon Kang for Munchkin

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