Younghee Lee uses graphics as a medium to effectively communicate and stimulate conversation among targeted audiences.
Her design is centred around three key principals: aesthetic, longevity and message.
With a decade of real world experience, blending professionalism with compelling, inspired design is her speciality. She headed her own design team at OgilvyOne World Wide in Seoul and has worked as an art directer and freelance graphic designer for many global brands. From designing for a range of household names to creating a modern, intuitive UI for the Korea stock exchange, the breadth of her work is extensive.
She welcomes permanent, contract and freelance design opportunities and is continuing to work on self-initiated projects.
ACTIVITIES / AWARDS / EXHIBITION2013 Think Rhino / Marylebone Gardens, 35 Marylebone High Street / Touch Art Fair 20132013 Think Rhino / MA Design Show at Hoxton Gallery / Goldsmiths, University of London2012 Silence=Death, Invisibility / BA Design Show2012 Book Cover Design / Shortlisted in Penguin Design Award2009 Louis Quatorze Website / Web Award Korea / Excellence2004 Hanyang Woman's University Scholarship / Academic Excellence2003 6th SANTAFE Advertising Award / Bronze Medal
WORK EXPERIENCE2014 - PresentDigital Design Officer at The UN Refugee Agency, Geneva / Copenhagen
2010 - 2013Visual Journalist, Freelance WorkWorked as a project leader with major companies, Seoul, South Korea
2005 - 2009Graphic Designer & Art Director, Project leader at OgilvyOne World Wide South Korea
2004Graphic Designer, Internship / LG South Korea
EDUCATION2013Goldsmiths, University of London / United KingdomMA, Design and Environment
2012University of Bedfordshire / United KingdomBA, Advertising Design
2005Hanyang Woman's University / South KoreaAssociate of Arts Degree, Visual Communication Design