Originally from South Korea, Simon grew up in New York where he received a Bachelors in Fine Arts from School of Visual Arts (SVA) and Masters in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute.
Simon is currently working as a Sr. Product Designer & Product Developer at Munchkin, the world’s largest baby lifestyle brand based in Southern California. For the past 3 years, he has worked on 14+ new products and 12+ product improvements that have generated over $30 million in revenue.
From initial concepts through mass production, Simon leads projects from start to finish and manages all issues that impact design. He thrives working with a small team of Engineers, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Costing and various manufacturers as he is an analytical and goal oriented designer who values successful business results through well executed products.
For the past 13 years, he has created product solutions for a broad range of client, from global companies to private owned start-ups, including Samsung, Cisco, Incase and Munchkin.