Sukmo Koo

SUKMO KOO

969 Virgil Ave, Ridgefield, NJ 07657 Cell. 646. 642. 3025 sukmokoo@gmail.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sep '12 - Present

      DCSC Inc., New York, NY

      Founder/ Creative Director

Feb '11 - Aug '12

      LG Electronics., New York, NY & Seoul , Korea

      Global Design Reporter /  Market Researcher ( Freelancer )

      Researching and planning new projects for Design Department
      Market Research in North East America
      Assist the director of design ; Design and Development
      Substitute for design conferences & seminars in America

Jan '10 - Aug '10

      Jove Imports Inc., New York, NY & Shanghai, China

      Designer

      Designed and developed for general merchandises
      Researched and planned for new investment projects

Oct '07 - Dec '09

      For. M. Consulting Corp, New York, NY 

      Assistant Project Manager 

      Assisted the project manager ; Design and Development
      Organized files and prepared for presentations 
      Researched properties for investment projects

Feb '09 - June '09

      Jonathan Adler, New York, NY

      Internship

      Assisted the product designers
      Designed Ligting Fixtures and Furnitures

May '06 - Dec '11

      S.H.K Realty, LLC, New York, NY 

      Building Manager 

      Managed leases and new contracts
      Managed and designed Interior Design for apartment’s constructions.

EDUCATION

Aug ’10 - May ‘12

      New York University, New York, NY
      ITP - Interactive Telecommunications
      Master of Professional Studies / M.P.S.
      Scholarship: Tisch School of the Arts Merit Based Scholarship

Aug ’05 - May '09

      Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 
      Industrial Design
      Bachelor of Industrial Design / B.I.D.
      Scholarship: Presidential Merit Based Scholarship 
      Award: ICFF Student Competition Winner 2009
                  IESNYC Lighting Competition Winner 2009
                  Taki Fuji International Art Award Nominee 2008 

SKILLS

      Art: Fine Art / Graphic Design 
      Language: English / Korean 
      Computer: Solidworks, Rhinoceros, Alias Sketch Pro, 3D Rendering 
                Final Cut Express, Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator / AfterEffects / Premiere Pro
                Microsoft Office Excel and Powerpoint
                Arduino, Processing, OpenFrameworks, MAX/MSP

      Hand:Rendering, Drafting, Model Making, CNC 
           RP, Wood/Metal Shop, Vacuum Form, Mold Making 

ACTIVITY

      A member of Illuminating Engineering Society
      A member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
      A member of Industrial Designers Society of America
      Korean Young Adult Club New York / President 2001 - 2002
      Tae Kwon Do (Martial Arts) Demonstration for Korean Community Festival 2001- 2003
      Milal Missionary Choir 2005 - 2009
      Knoll inc. New York,NY presentation for Knoll Extra 2008
      Gensler New York,NY - presentation for sustainable design 2009
      Onnuri in2 Mission Team / team leader , Nicaragua 2011
      UNICEF, headquarter- participated innovation team for Uganda 2011
      New York Universeity KITP / President 2011 - 2012
      Maker Faire, New York,NY - presentation for Arduino 2012

EXIBITION

      Junto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 2008
      IESNYC Lighting Design, New York,NY, March 2009
      International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) ,New York, NY, May 2009
      Pratt Show, New York, NY, May 2009
      Objective Affection, Brooklyn,NY, Sep- November 2009
      Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklyn, NY, Jan 2010
      ITP Winter Show, New York,NY,Dec 2010
      IESNYC Lighting Design, New York,NY, March 2011
      The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York, NY April 2011
      Big Screens Show at IAC HQ, New York, NY Dec 2011
      New Interfaces for Musical Expression Show, Brooklyn, NY, Dec 2011
      ITP Winter Show, New York, NY, Dec 2011
      Tisch Gala, New York, NY, April 2012
      ITP Spring Show, New York, NY, May 2012
      Maker Fair, New York, NY Sep 2012

PRESS

      LA Times May, 2009
      NY Times May, 2009
      Metropolis P/O/V March, 2009
      Hyphen Magazine May, 2009
      LD+A May, 2009
      Architectural Lighting Magazine March, 2009
      Fast Company May, 2009
      Bright Magazine May, 2009
      Residential Lighting July, 2009
      Core77, Dec,2010
      Arduino, May, 2012