Michelle Kim

Michelle Kim

Northbrook, IL, US

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I'm a Visual and UX/UI designer who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a BFA in Graphic Design and minor in Advertising and Public Relations. As a storyteller, I ensure the work I create has an identity and serves a purpose. I'm entice with how the world works and consider myself a problem solver who can produces visual products through observations and user research.


codeRIT, Rochester, NY, US, Director of Design

Supervised the design team through annual performance evaluations and weekly meetings to ensure alignment of growth and goals.

Oversee all aspects of projects by assigning responsibilities to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

Created the visual identity, event posters, websites and mobile applications for codeRIT’s hackathon events: ClayHack, BrickHack and Mental Health Hackathon. Worked with the engineer and logistic team to plan and improve the products user experience, to ensure high impact work is being developed.

Jul 2019 - Dec 2019

Envisonit, Chicago, IL, US, Visual Design Intern

Improved the user experience and applied visual identity systems to the web experience for Envisionit’s clients: Destination ENV, Choose Chicago, Waystar and Red Gold Tomatoes.

Worked with project managers to develop baselines for newsletters, white pages, websites, and social media to ensure the visual design follows best practices for usability and drives conversion goals.

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, US, Marketing Designer

Worked with the Student Auxiliary Service at RIT to create print materials and digital media to be distributed around campus.

Prepared files to be posted on share drives, websites, social media sites, and email formats. Assisted with social media publishing, distribution and delivery of projects, and general office tasks.

Aug 2018 - Dec 2018

St. Culture Advocacy, San Diego, CA, US, Graphic Design Intern

Created printed and digital advertisements and marketing materials for San Diego based cultural and film events: San Diego International Kids Film Festival, Maeya Art Festival, the Epic Animation Comic Game Fest and the Universe Multicultural Film Festival.

Jan 2018 - Aug 2018


Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, US, Bachelors, Graphic Design

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Minor in Advertisement and Public Relations

Aug 2014 - Dec 2019

Areas of Specialization