KAY KIM.
KAY KIM.
 
 

kAY KIM

"See the unseen. Expect the unexpected. And be more daring."

 

 

A curious explorer / moment capturer / satirical doodler / midnight music jamming musician (not really) who plays piano, guitar, and violin (in my tiny apartment) / an avid gastronomy follower and experimental amateur cook / best friends with caffeine / Michelangelo to Josef Albers / Fan of Einstein / and most importantly, a designer.

1990 - 1994 Glendale, California / 1994 - 2006 Seoul, Korea / 2006 - Present Seattle, WA

Traveled to 29 countries so far.

 

* Kay is currently working at Starbucks (Seattle, WA) as a Senior Industrial Designer

 

 

Instagram

@_silentlines     @_kaykim

 

 

 

eDUCATION 

University of Washington Class of 2013, Bachelor of Design in Industrial Design

Design Study Abroad Rome, Italy Aug 2011

 

EXPERIENCE

Starbucks Senior Industrial Designer, Apr 2018 - Present

TEAGUE Industrial Designer II & Research/Strategist, Apr 2017 - Present

TEAGUE Industrial Designer, Sep 2013 - Mar 2017

TEAGUE Industrial Design Intern, Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

 

SEAL(Sensors, Energy, and Automation Laboratory) of University of Washington Design Lead Jan 2013 - Jun 2013

The Daily Newspaper illustrator, Jan 2012 - Jun 2013

Tactile Industrial Design Intern, Jun 2012 - Sep 2012

ICFF Designer Participant, 2011

Susan G. Komen Visual Communication Designer, Jul 2010 - Sep 2010

 

WORKS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Denny Bike, Oregon Manifest Bike Design Competition 2014 (Winner) / Fast Company Innovation Design Award 2015 (Finalist) / IDEA Award 2014 (Bronze) / IDSA Northwest Merit Award 2013 (Winner) / Artwork exhibit at Jacob Lawrence Gallery 2009 / University of Washington Dean's List (all four years) / Arts Guild Scholarship 2009 / Scholastic Writing & Art Award Exhibition 2007 & 2008 (Gold)