Derek Sunghoon Lee

Derek Sunghoon Lee

New York, NY, US



Derek S. Lee

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design:
School of VISUAL ARTS, New York

I am very focused on innovative design. My strengths include creative concept development and creating unique conceptual forms that are influenced by culturally sensitive design. My creativity is enhanced by his organizational skills, patience, and professionalism. With my passion in design, I could offer a fresh perspective and innovative ideas.

I am currently looking for "Entry Level Interior Design" Positions in New York City Area.


W Interior, Busan, Korea, Intern Position

- Site visits for measure and take photos
- Managing concepts from hand sketches and space planning
- Research for similar existing spaces

May 2011 - Aug 2011

MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENSE, Seoul, Korea, 202 Line Special Presidential Security Group

- The Crew of Presidential Situation
- Position of Command Center
- 2 years of Army Service (Mandatory Service)

Sep 2008 - Aug 2010


School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Fine Arts in Interior Design

Sep 2007 - May 2013


School of VISUAL ARTS Interior Design, Award

- Best Senior Thesis Award 2013


New York 11+ 2013, Nomination

Albany and New York Award 2013


School of VISUAL ARTS IIDA Competition, 1st Place

- Network Winner 2012 "SVAID Exhibition: Moe's Cafe"
- An exhibition featuring work completed by students in response to challenge to re-envision popular campus eatery Moe's Cafe as a multi functional community space


The Angelo Donghia Foundation, INC, 1st Place

- 2012 Senior Student Scholarship Award Winner
- One of 13 Scholarships


Areas of Specialization