Justin Park

  • Senior Graphic Designer at Hybrid Apparel
  • Cypress, California, United States
  • Apparel & Fashion

Previous positions

  • Senior Graphic Designer at Blink Design Inc.
  • Senior Graphic Designer at Print Harmony Inc.

Education

Art Center College of Design, Bachelor’s degree, Illustration

Background

Summary

I am a seasoned graphic designer with 15 years’ experience of print graphic design in the licensed fashion/apparel industry. I am passionate about feeding the quality and creative art for company’s accounts and I have spent the last 3+ years of helping growing Hybrid’s specialty accounts(mainly Forever21) by 300% through dedicated efforts of graphic art, leading the trend and collaborating with the team. Some of the work my team and I accomplished became best-sellers of variety of retailers and have been recognized by number of fashion press sites such as Hypebeast, Market Watch, Vox and etc. If you want to see the samples of my work, please check out www.kenshigraphic.weebly.com and I can be contacted by email or message.

Experience

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Hybrid Apparel

    September 2015 – Present(4 years 1 month)Cypress

    -Present ideation boards and graphic concepts for boys’/men’s licensed and non-licensed print apparels. -Communicate and work directly with buyers to share inspiration, art direction and make revisions based on feedback. -Assign jobs to sample developers including local and oversea vendors including tech packs. -Manage and conduct all the design stage from design to actual proto sample. -Collaborate with other divisions to share art assets, utilize overstocked products and fabrics.

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Blink Design Inc.

    June 2015 – September 2015(3 months)Los Angeles, California

    -Designed apparel graphics for fast fashion brands including Forever21, Hot Topic, Zumies, Rue21 and more

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Print Harmony Inc.

    January 2013 – June 2015(2 years 5 months)Los Angeles, CA

    -Design and manage silk screen print graphics for fashion apparel companies. -Clients include Charlotte Russe, Buckle, TJ Maxx, Tilly’s, Hot topic and manufacturers with private label business. -Technical execution of print graphics including sizing and color confirm.

  • Design/ Marketing Director

    MFK ENTERPRISE LTD

    August 2012 – December 2013(1 year 4 months)Anaheim, CA

    -Create web based marketing materials including promotion banners, email advertisement and product packaging. -Manage in-call/out-call sales, web sales and offsite seasonal sales event. -Manage and train customer service representatives.

  • Graphic Designer

    Design World Printing

    June 2011 – July 2012(1 year 1 month)Los Angeles, CA

    -Design sublimation, screen print and embellishment graphics for fashion manufacturers. -Revise and color match with buyers direction.

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    2BB Unlimited

    January 2008 – October 2010(2 years 9 months)Los Angeles

    -Create visual presentations for the Juniors/Missy fashion market. -Communicate with buyers for upcoming trend and concepts. -Create oversea tech packs and produce fine quality proto samples. -Assist sales reps by joining the buyers meeting and feed the correct line of samples.

  • Graphic Designer

    Poleci

    November 2004 – October 2007(2 years 11 months)Los Angeles

    -Prepare seasonal linesheet, lookbook and advertising materials. -Create motion graphic video clip for each season. -Design in-house textiles, print and appliques.

Education

  • Art Center College of Design

    Bachelor’s degree, Illustration

    2000 – 2003

  • California State University-Long Beach

    N/A, General Studies

    1999 – 2000

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion
  • Illustration
  • Tech Packs
  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Apparel
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Screen Printing

Organizations

  • Southern California Kendo Federation

    September 2003 – Present