Robin Kang’s resume PDF version

ROBIN KANG  /  thekangsters.com  /  rykang@gmail.com  /  323.855.0855  /  Orange County, CA

I’m a multidisciplinary UI/UX designer and art director specializing in e-commerce websites, marketing, branding, and print design. I am a team player but I am equally able to work on my own initiative.

EXPERIENCE  References and salary history available upon request

Creative Director • AWM Smart Shelf
02/2017 – Current • Aliso Viejo, CA
Conceive and implement concepts, storyboards, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion. Collaborate with the executive team to obtain knowledge of the client’s requirements. Direct and motivate creative team of motion graphic designers and graphic designers.

Web Design & UI Design Consultant • FREELANCE
03/2016 – Present • Irvine, CA
UI design and art direction for e-commerce websites and online marketing campaigns. Develop wireframes and prototypes. Continually seeking out new trends and technology in UI/UX.

UX Design Manager • TARGUS GROUP
09/2011 – 02/2014 • Anaheim, CA
Responsible for managing web and mobile projects to preserve the brand and enforce UX best practices. Managed user group for A/B testing. Managed and art directed photoshoots and video productions for Targus online products.

Creative Manager/Art Director of E-Commerce • GUESS INC
03/2010 – 07/2011 • Los Angeles, CA
Responsible for the creative direction and UX design for all of GUESS e-commerce websites. In addition, responsibilities included art direction of photoshoots for online marketing campaigns, lookbooks, and merchandise. Managed designers, retouchers, studio manager, and outside contractors.

UI Designer/IA Consultant • NOT THAT, THIS
02/2007 – 08/2009 • Los Angeles, CA
Worked on various UI design and IA projects for client websites, software, mobile, 10 foot UI, usability testing and Windows Netbook Deck. Collaborated ideas on social networking websites and apps. Clients: Knowledge Adventures, ABC, Symantec, EA Sports, Real Networks, TV Guide, ICTV, Film.com.

Art Director Consultant • KGB STUDIOS
10/2006 – 04/2007 • Los Angeles, CA
Managed overall direction of creative materials from websites to print projects. Responsible for client meetings and lead the design team. Clients: RealTalk, LA Dept of Cultural Affairs, American Apparels.

UX Designer • HELIO INC
05/2006 – 10/2006 • Los Angeles, CA
Designed and prepared graphic assets for all of Helio handset devices. Other responsibilities included style guides and product design for device accessories.

Web Design Manager • GUESS INC
09/2004 – 05/2006 • Los Angeles, CA
Designed marketing campaigns, weekly HTML emails, and collaborated with developers for the overall site aesthetics and performance. Managed and set creative direction for the web design team.

Founder & Art Director • PUNCH MEDIA GROUP/KX-GEN.COM
01/2003 – 09/2004 • Los Angeles, CA
Clients: Fox Sports, Access Communications Agency, !It Jeans V1, Joeun Enterprises.com, BCD Tofu House, Tour Golf Store, Bill O’Reilly, Angel Dentistry.

Sr. Graphic Designer • KGB STUDIOS
06/1999 – 12/2002 • Los Angeles, CA
Clients: YMLA, Auxora Inc, Promark Entertainment, City of Huntington Park, Private Clothing, Karen Neuburger Apparel, La Salle High School, Anna Nicole Smith, Rose City Pediatrics.

Website, Mobile & App UX/UI Design, Product Design, 10 foot UI Design, Information Architecture, Art Direction, Project Management, Style Guide Design, User Experience Strategy & Planning.  Exceptional for meeting deadlines & delegating projects.  Strong leadership & communication skills.  Able to provide & respond to constructive criticism & feedback.

Photoshop, ImageReady, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Flash, XD, OmniGraffle Pro, HTML, CSS, WordPress, Shopify, MS Word, MS Excel, Basecamp, Trello & Asana.

Outstanding Website, WebAward
Standard of Excellence, WebAward

B.S. Degree in Graphic Design + Multimedia
Woodbury University-School of Design & Architecture • Burbank, CA
Studies in Fashion Marketing

GPA 4.0 • Dean’s List