Andrew Kim

Creative Manager

Eldersburg, MD, USA
Keep the design simple and clean. Say more with less, don't over complicate it, unless that is the method to the madness. Never forget the fundamentals, and remember that people are visual creatures.

Work Experience

The Center For Organizational Excellence

Creative Manager

December 2017 - Rockville, Maryland, United States

The Center For Organizational Excellence

Graphics Lead and Webmaster

May 2014 - December 2017 Rockville, Maryland, United States

The Center For Organizational Excellence

Graphic Designer / Desktop Publisher

January 2013 - May 2014 Rockville, Maryland, United States

Chungdahm Learning

Development Team Trainer & Designer

• Development and maintenance of Chungdham Training website
• Re-designing and development of training and program material
• Designed graphics for training interactive site and smartphone app
• Brainstorm and storyboarding ideas for training videos intro theme
• Training and leading workshops and learning sessions for new recruits
• Miscellaneous administrative tasks and program development for special sessions
• Leading biweekly orientations and training sessions for new incoming English instructors in various Chungdahm programs & APRIL English programs
• Handling preparation of training content and designwork for information packets, handouts, and interactive web content as well as managing the company e-magazine
• Improving Training Center’s aesthetic appeal and running workshops for Head Instructor training and special training sessions
• Carrying out various administrative tasks while brainstorming and researching for the development of new ideas and training sessions to enhance the quality of instructors
May 2011 - September 2012 Seoul, Korea, South

Chungdahm Learning

Magazine Edit-in-Chief & Designer

• Redesigned layout and identity of Chungdahm CULTURE magazine
• Worked closely with supervisor to communicate with instructors and branches at various Chungdahm Learning facilities all across Korea to compile magazine
• Collected stories/articles, revised, and published magazine while meeting strict project deadlines
May 2010 - May 2012 Seoul, Korea, South

Chungdahm Learning Mapo Franchise

ESL Instructor

• Taught students (elementary to high school grade levels) in introductory English to TOEIC test-taking fundamental skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening [class sizes ranged from three to thirty students per class]
• Also, taught continuous learning programs for Winter and Summer Intensive classes in Critial Discussion-based Reading, Speaking and Essay Writing

• Prepared essay writing and conversation skills for students to study abroad in America
• Used Article Reading & Discussion-based speaking to enhance students in topical speaking organization and Pronunciation as well as business conversation skills
• Taught college students and young professionals in TOEIC Speaking, Reading (grammar, vocabulary, and passage reading), and 5-point Essay Writing skills
• Revised admissions essays and helped high school students roadmap and apply for universities (e.g. Towson, Maryland, Michigan, Cornell) and renowned youth leadership groups (e.g. FBLA, NHS)
August 2008 - May 2011

Corporate Executive Board

Desktop Publishing Specialist

• Designed print and electronic material for Communications Executive Council
• Communicated best practices and design insight for program researchers
• Met tight deadlines for meetings binders, merchandisers, invites, studies, and other items
• Prepared files for Printer and Vendor processing
• Forecasted weekly billing hours and projects
• Excellent sense of project managing, undertaking as many as nine projects at one time
• Delegated work among fellow designers to coordinate large projects and ensure that all files were handled with the best quality and timeliness
March 2007 - May 2008 Arlington, Virginia, United States

University Of Maryland Office Of Institutional Research Planning & Assessment

Web Designer

• Proposed and designed multiple new layouts for Office of Institutional Research, Planning & Assesment home page
• Worked closely with supervisor and programmer to redesign the new web layout
• Continuous maintenance and aiding in improving overall site
February 2006 - February 2007 College Park, Maryland, United States


University Of Maryland

Bachelor of Arts in Art Studio (Concentration in Graphic Design)

Spring 2006 Awarded Dean's List
Fall 2006 Awarded Dean's List
August 2001 - December 2006 College Park, Maryland, United States


English (Native),
Korean (Fluent),


Maryland Business Association

1st Place Billboard Design Contest for Local Radio Station



WACOM Intuos4 Design Tablet, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, DeltaGraph, HTML, Keynote , Macintosh And PC Platform, MS Excel, Ms Powerpoint, MS Word, Prezi, QuarkXpress, WordPress,


Traveling, Photography, Research & Learning, Casual and Comfortable Sneakers, Bicycling, Snowboarding, Smiling, and No Smoking please.