Hee Jung Kim

Hee Jung Kim

Woodside, NY, US



I received my MA Honors degree from Konkuk University in Korea and Graduate Diploma in Interior Design from Pratt Institute.
I have over thirteen years experience in the planning and interior design of commercial facilities, residential space and
international airport. I am a member of IIDA and currently volunteering in Architecture for Humanity, New York Chapter.


Garam I.D., Design Director

*Incheon International Airport Transfer Facility Project, Incheon, South Korea
Project focus on a coordinated 32973ft of Incheon International Airport Transfer Facility - Bar, Pay
Lounge, Free Lounge, massage, Fitness, Relax Seating, Shower Rooms, news and movie theater, transfer
counter, traditional culture exhibition area
Presented completed project to a team of Incheon International Airport Professionals
choose finish materials, color, and furniture / Participated in the development of design concepts

*Centum City Subway Station Master Plan, Busan, South Korea
Established the planning and zoning of basement plaza; waiting area, indoor garden and fountain,
event stage
Researched the effects and movement circulation of subway transportation passengers
Coordinated design relationship between Busan City hall administration client and Architect
Managed comprehensive construction documents

*Lotte Department Store Bundang Branch, Sungnam, Korea
Managed the designs, presentation and completion of whole department store; Public area, Elevator
hall, Escalator Hall, VIP lounge, kitchenware Vendor, Home Decoration Vendor, Restrooms, Sports ware
Vendor, Building Façade, Skin care shop, Wedding Consultant Office, and Children Rest Area
Created concept drawings and renderings
Assembled material boards, color coordination, light planning
Oversee and published the completed construction documents

Nov 2005 - May 2008

Studio 205, Principal

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Oksan Buffet Restaurant, Seoul, South Korea
: Buffet Restaurant Cordination between Client and Construction Office
Hotel Management Department in Baekseok University, Seoul, South Korea
: Practical Room
Colormate Paint Showroom, Bundang, South Korea
Lotte Department Store Daejun Branch, Daejun, South Korea
: Electronic Vendor Zone
Summaul Iyaki Restaurant Eungam Branch, Seoul, South Korea
Cafe ‘Laeto’ on Seoul Waterworld Boat, Seoul, South Korea
Summaul Iyaki Restaurant Sukgae Branch, Seoul, South Korea
Ilsan Jipyung Plaza Fitness Center, Ilsan, South Korea
Residence of Embassy of the Republic of Lebanon in Korea, Seoul, South Korea
: Residnece renovation Planning
OXY Office Renovation Project, Seoul, South Korea
MBA School of McGill University in Korea, Seoul, South Korea
AMD Office Renovation Project, Seoul, South Korea
Chungdamdong Wedding Dress Retail Shop, Seoul, South Korea
Kang changsun Internal Medicla Center, Seoul, South Korea
‘Bogner’ Golf Fashion Retail Shop Dogok Branch, Seoul, South Korea
QUA Retail Shop, Seoul, South Korea
Pigporki Restaurant, Seoul, South Korea
Cafe ‘Standing’, Seoul, South Korea
Deli Shop ‘Comer’ in Avatar Department Store, Seoul, South Korea
Fashion Retail Shop ‘LINE by LYNN’ in Buchun Dream-more Department, Seoul, South Korea
Language School ‘Wonderland’ in Daechi Branch, Seoul, South Korea
Fashion Retail Shop ‘MECCA’, Seoul, South Korea
Hydro Therapy and Sauna Facility in Hotel New World, Seoul, South Korea
: Public Bath House, Open-air Bath, Korean Dry Sauna, Karaoke, Health Care Center, Locker Room, Powder Room, Restroom, Lobby and Lobby Lounge
Gachon Cyber Museum of Medicine and Science, South Korea

Apr 2002 - Nov 2005

TOP International Co., LTD., Assisted Designer/ CAD Drafts Person

Sofitel Ambassador Hotel, Seoul, South Korea - Support Construction
: Public Bath Sauna, Hot Sauna, Cold Sauna, Dry Sauna, Massage, Hydro Therapy, Indoor Golf Swing Practice Room, Swimming Pool, Locker Room, Lobby and Lobby Lounge, Information Desk, Cafe etc.
Jamsil Sigma Tower Residence Apartment, Seoul, South Korea - Support Construction
Yangpyong Spa World, Yangpyong, South Korea - Support Construction
: Public Bath Sauna, Hot Sauna, Cold Sauna, Dry Sauna, Outdoor Sauna, Massage, Hydro Therapy, Indoor Golf Swing Practice Room, Swimming Pool, Locker Room, Lobby and Lobby Lounge, Information Desk, Cafe, Restaurant, etc.
Royal Hotel in Jeju Island, Jeju Island, South Korea - Support Construction
: Guest Rooms & Suites, Restaurant, Cafe, Lobby and Lobby Lounge, Front Desk, Public Area, Banquet, Meeting Room, Conference Room, Souvenir Shop, etc.
Paradise Casino Company Office Project in Hotel Sheraton Walkerhill, Seoul, South Korea - Support Construction
: President’s Office, Vice President’s Office, Executive Suite, Conference Room, Meeting Room, Front Desk, Copy Room etc.

Nov 1994 - Feb 1999


Pratt Institute, Masters, Interior Design

Master of Science, Interior Design

Sep 2009 - May 2011

Konkuk University, Masters, Interior Architecture

Master of Architecture, Interior Architecture

Mar 1999 - Feb 2004

Konkuk University, Bachelors, Human Environmental Science

Bachelor of Art, Human Environmental Science

Mar 1990 - Feb 1994


Thesis Award, Graduate School of Architecture Interior Architecture in Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea, 1st Place

Thesis Title : A Study of Hydro Therapy Space Through Type Analysis


Korea Interior Architecture Award, Seoul, Korea, 2nd Place

Interior Design Competition


GAIN Interior Award in Korea, Seoul, Korea, Award

Interior Design Competition


Areas of Specialization