ABOUT ME

Hi! My name is Jin Won Heo and I am a  designer and always looking for new challenge.

It is a great pleasure to introduce myself. My name is Jin-won Heo and I am passionate about coming up with ideas and creating them. Whenever I meet with my girlfriend, we always visit stores with various design product and idea product as our date course. Every time I visit, I always look forward to which new products are released and I also experience and closely observe different products and gain new ideas from them. This is how much I love creative thinking and activities.

Just like the meaning of my Korean name, I am continuously challenging myself and exerting efforts to become a starter of design.

EDUCATION
IDAS, Hongik University / South Korea

Master’s Degree, Department of Design Management, 2017- 2019

Aalto University / Finland

Master of Arts, Department of Collaborative and Industrial Design, Exchange Student for Spring Semester 2018

Dongseo University / South Korea

Bachelor’s Degree, Department of Industrial and Product Design, 2012 – 2014

EXPERIENCE
Jokeri Hockey Team / Finland

Concept and Product Development for Ice Hockey Goal Keeper’s Protective Gears, 2018

Meeko / Finland

Electric Folding Scooters Design Project, 2018 

ASAP / South Korea

Automatic Diluent Creation Design Project, 2017 

Matin International Co., LTD. / South Korea

Design and Development Manager, 2014 – 2017  

Design for Compact Living / Canada

Design Workshop with KT&G and Umbra, 2016

KCDF / South Korea

Hanji Design Competition Workshop, 2015

Funnyfish / South Korea

Design Intern, 2014

Moto Design / South Korea

Design Intern, 2014

Designsori Membership Program / South Korea

3th Member, 2014

TATA DAEWOO / South Korea

Truck Gaues Design, 2013

KT&G Sangsang Marketing School / South Korea

5th Member, 2013

Korea Army 5th division / South Korea

History Museum Interior Design Project, 2011

AWARDS
HIROSAKI APPLE DESIGN AWARD 2017 / Japan

Shortlist, Oct 2017

TISDC 2017 / Taiwan

Finalist (the two selected), Mar 2017

Design. Samsung Idea Festival / South Korea

Bronze Prize, Nov 2015

IDEA 2014 / USA

Finalist (the two selected), May 2014

iF Concept Design Award /Germany

Winner, Apr 2014

iF Universal Design / Germany

Universal Design Award and Consumer Favorite, Feb 2014

Spark Design Awards Concept / USA

Silver and Finalist (the four selected), Nov 2013

Red Dot Award Design Concept / Germany

Honorable Mention, Oct 2013

And (he) has won over 50 contests.

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