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Yoonsun Chang

Yoonsun Chang

Cincinnati, OH, US

 

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About 

Yoonsun Chang

3019 Cohoon St. #2 Cincinnati OH 45208 | +1 513 828 9468 | yoonsun.sun.chang@gmail.com

Education

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, DAAP | CINCINNATI, OH   09. 2010 - 08. 2012
Master of Community Planning: Urban Design

KYUNG-HEE UNIVERSITY | SEOUL, KOREA  03. 2005 - 02. 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Visual Information Design

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON | AKRON, OH  01. 2008 - 08. 2008
Exchange Student: Graphic Design

Work Experience

NIEHOFF URBAN STUDIO + COMMUNITY DESIGN CENTER | CINCINNATI, OH 01. 2011 - Present
Graphic and Urban Design Intern
+ Cincinnati Casino District Study: Partnered with nonprofit Bridging Broadway to analyze
areas surrounding the proposed Horseshoe Casino and how they connect with each other
+ East Third Dayton, Ohio Urban Design Charrette: Collaborated with local stakeholders in
Dayton, Ohio to develop an urban design vision for city’s Third Street corridor
+ Infographic Design: Partnered with the University of Cincinnati Economic Center and analyzed
economic impacts of Cincinnati Reds, Western & Southern Open and Cincinnati Music Hall
+ Event Graphic Design: Do It Yourself Urbanism, Broadway Commons District Study
Exhibit and Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Congress
+ Others: Designed maps, reports, posters, brochures and books for the Niehoff Urban Studio,
Gabriel’s Place Community, Urban Agriculture Campus and Vertical Integrated Urban Farm

SAMSUNG HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CENTER | SUWON, KOREA 01. 2010 - 05. 2010
Graphic Design Intern
+ Designed presentation materials that were used for educating Samsung employees on the
importance of creativity, passion, and challenges

KOREA TELECOM | SEOUL, KOREA 11. 2009 - 12. 2009
Freelance Graphic Designer
+ Designed layouts for the “War Room”, a virtual interface that monitors various information
about Korea Telecom’s economic activities

2009 SEOUL DESIGN OLYMPIAD | SEOUL, KOREA 08. 2009 - 10. 2009
Public Relations Team Video Graphic Design Intern
+ Designed videos to advertise the event

SMILEY HANCHULAK MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS | AKRON, OH 06. 2008 - 09. 2008
Graphic Design Intern
+ Designed website layouts, E-newsletters, posters, labels and brochures

Activities and Honors

GOOD IDEAS FOR CITIES | CINCINNATI, OH 05. 2012
Student Volunteer
+ Helped organize the event

THE OHIO PLANNERS NEWS | CINCINNATI, OH  12. 2011
Contributor
+ Graphics from Bridging Broadway study were included in the Ohio APA December newsletter

48HR INCLUSIVE DESIGN CHALLENGE | SEOUL, KOREA 10. 2009
Awarded “Best Idea”
+ Given by the British Council, Royal College of Art, Seoul Design Foundation

HURRICANE KATRINA VOLUNTEER | NEW ORLEANS, LA 03. 2008
University of Akron, Campus Focus Member
+ Helped in repairing the damage of Hurricane Katrina during spring break

NEO-RENAISSANCE SCHOLARSHIP | LONDON, UK 07. 2007
Student Researcher: Inclusive Design
+ Researched Inclusive Design by visiting London,UK

KYUNG-HEE UNIVERSITY OVERSEAS TRAINING SCHOLARSHIP | GREECE, TURKEY 07. 2006
Scholarship Recipient
+ Studied Classical Architecture by visiting Greece and Turkey

Computer Skills
Adobe® Creative Suite, ArcGIS 10, AutoCAD®, Google Sketchup, Microsoft® Office®

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Niehoff Urban Studio | Community Design Center, Cincinnati, OH, US, Urban planning and Graphic design Intern

+ Cincinnati Casino District Study: Partnered with nonprofit Bridging Broadway to analyze
areas surrounding the proposed Horseshoe Casino and how they connect with each other
+ East Third Dayton, Ohio Urban Design Charrette: Collaborated with local stakeholders in
Dayton, Ohio to develop an urban design vision for city’s Third Street corridor
+ Infographic Design: Partnered with the University of Cincinnati Economic Center and analyzed
economic impacts of Cincinnati Reds, Western & Southern Open and Cincinnati Music Hall
+ Event Graphic Design: Do It Yourself Urbanism, Broadway Commons District Study
Exhibit and Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Congress
+ Others: Designed maps, reports, posters, brochures and books for the Niehoff Urban Studio,
Gabriel’s Place Community, Urban Agriculture Campus and Vertical Integrated Urban Farm

Jan 2011 - current
 

Education 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Masters, Master of Community Planning

Sep 2010 - current
 

Kyunghee University, Seoul, KR, Bachelors, Visual Communication Design

Jan 2005 - Feb 2010
 

Awards 

48hr Inclusive Design Challenge in Seoul, Korea, 1st Place

The team designed an innovative karaoke game for the singing population who are tone deaf.

2009
 

Neo-Renaissance Scholarship, Scholarship

Researched Inclusive Design by visiting London,UK

2007
 

Kyung-Hee University Overseas Training Scholarship, Scholarship

Studied Classical Architecture by visiting Greece and Turkey

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

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