James Seung Hwan Kim

James Seung Hwan Kim

New York, NY, US




Authorized Testing Inc, Seoul, Korea Regional Operations Assistant Manager

- Provide safety and quality procedures by conducting quality inspection tests and certify according to
international and government standards such as EC Mark, ISO, Transport Canada and U.S Department of Transport standards - U.S. 49 Code of Federal Regulations.

- Provide auditing and certification of manufacturers and component certification.

- Provide design verification and consultancy to obtain industry and national standard approval.

May 2014 - Jul 2015

DKO Architecture, Sydney, Student Architect - Architectural Assistant

- Assist in planning and developing architectural and construction drawings for multi residential project
in Bonnyrigg, Sydney. The development is a 775 million dollar social housing public-private partnership project.
- Assist in preparing council DA approval drawings for Bellevue House residential project.

Jan 2010 - Feb 2012

Samsung Electronics, Seoul, Product Designer Internship

- Produce concept designs for USB flash drive and hard drive

Dec 2007 - Jan 2008

LG electronics, Seoul, Product Designer Internship

- Conducted research and analysis of mobile phone and personal digital media player market trends and produced concept designs for personal media player which was mass produced.
- Participated in task force team for Design Korea 2006

Dec 2005 - Mar 2006

Samsung Cheil Worldwide, Seoul, Creative Designer Internship

- Developed advertisement campaigns for Samsung mobile phones.
- Research mobile phone trends and developed specific guidelines for communications strategy

Jul 2004 - Aug 2004


The Cooper Union, New York, NY, US, MArch, Master of Architecture II

Sep 2015 - Oct 2016

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, AU, MArch, Master of Architecture I

Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, AU, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Jan 2008 - Dec 2011

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, AU, Bachelors, Industrial Design

Jan 2004 - Dec 2007


The Cooper Union, Scholarship

Merit Based Scholarship 2015-2016


Australian Institue of Architects, Nomination

New South Wales First Degree Design Prize


The Andrew Taylor Memorial Prize, Nomination

University of New South Wales
graduation project award


Areas of Specialization