2022

WELCOME

2022

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I am
Yeon Yoon
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CREATIVE
ART DIRECTOR
DESIGNER
Based in
Los Angeles

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Yeon is a creative, art director, and designer living in Los Angeles.

He currently works at Snap Inc.'s Brand & Marketing team as a Creative, handling various global campaigns and marketings. Yeon believes in the power of ideas, not just to sell something but also to help brands deliver unforgettable experiences and stories. He's developed a unique perspective on living, studying, and working across continents and cultures. Yeon is always looking for purpose-driven ideas that can live in both the digital and physical worlds. And always seeking a way to use technology in different ways.

ABOUT ME

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Currently working at Snap Inc.

Creative, Design

2021 Jun - Present

Yeon is a Creative, Design in Brand & Marketing team at Snap inc. 

Grey Advertising    |    Los Angeles

Art Director & Designer

2019 May - 2021 Jun

Yeon worked as an Art Director and Designer at Grey West working for Amazon Photos, Amazon Web Service, Hasbro, University of California, etc... He strived to work on more conceptual, creative, and meaningful works that matter to people. 

ELEPHANT    |    Brooklyn

Digital Art Director & Designer

2017 July - 2019 April

Yeon worked as a Digital Art Director and Designer at Elephant working for Goldman Sachs, Comcast, Apple, Blackstone, Hyundai, MSCI, etc... He worked with UX/UI Designers to build digital products and interactive experiences. And worked on the design, communication, and advertising. 

Vinyl-I   |    Seoul

Internship / Art Direction

2016 May - 2016 Sep

Yeon had a chance to do an internship at an interactive design firm called 'Vinyl-I.' He worked for Hyundai, Toyota, P&G, and E-mart.

EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL

Openlearn Academy    |    LA & NYC & SEOUL

Instructor

2022 June - Present

Yeon teaches Interactive 101 class with Jade Hong. Nurturing future creatives across the world. 

Openlearnnyc.com

Signs For A Cause    |    Los Angeles

Founder / Art Director

2020 Nov - Present

Yeon founded a Non-profit company called 'Signs For A Cause.' It's the first-ever image library platform solely for protesting and raising people's voices. And, he was invited to present his story and platform at a start-up conference in Korea. 

SignsForACause.org

ADicted    |    Los Angeles & Seoul

Founder / Youtube Channel

2020 June - Present

Yeon was very interested in the power and ecosystem of Youtube. He created a Youtube channel to share his knowledge and connect with people. This advertising and marketing channel is called 'ADicted.' He has 4000 subscribers yet he enjoys creating content.

Youtube Channel Link

School of Visual Arts    |    New York

Associate Instructor

2017 Sept - 2019 April

Yeon was always passionate about teaching and guiding students. So, he helped to teach Junior & Senior Advertising classes. And won lots of major awards and helped students to get their first jobs.

The 3D Story    |    Seoul

Co-Founder / Art Director

2015 May - 2016 May

Yeon started an interactive retail service using a VR experience in Korea called 'The 3D Story.' It was the FIRST company that started integrating VR experience into the retail service. 

SIDE-HUSTLE

LIT Commercial Awards
Grand Judge

2022

AD STARS
Preliminary Judges

2022

Next Challenge Foundation
Start-up Conference
Speaker

2020

The One Club for Creativity
Portfolio Reviewer

2020

JURY & SPEECH

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School of VIsual Arts

New York

Bachelor of Fine Arts / Advertising

2013 - 2017

EDUCATION

2017

Cannes Future Lions

WIN

Finalist

One Show Young Ones

Gold

2 x Merit

Clio Awards

Bronze

D&AD New Blood

Silver

New York Festival

Bronze

Creativity International

2 x Platinum

Silver

Bronze

Communication Arts

2 x Shortlist

Addy Awards

3 x Silver

AD Stars Awards

Bronze

3 x Crystal

16 x Finalist

Addy Awards

3 x Silver

AWARDS

2 x Merit

One Show Young Ones

2016

Silver

Young Shits Award

2018

CLIOS AWARDS
Gold | Adidas Move Collection
Gold | Everytown Emma
Silver x 2 | Everytown Emma
Silver x 4 | Adidas Base_1
Bronze | Adidas Base_1
Bronze | Sexual Harassment Code
Merits | 4 Entries

ADC AWARD

Finalists | 25 Entries

CANNES FUTURE LIONS
Finalist | Everytown Emma
Finalist | Code Your Way To Canada

NEW YORK FESTIVAL AWARD
Gold | Adidas Move Collection

Gold | Adidas Base_1

Bronze | Adidas Base_1

Finalists | 6 Entries

D&AD NEW BLOOD AWARD
Wood Pencil | Bacardi Fantasy Festival Line-up
Wood Pencil | Adidas Move Collection

ADDY AWARDS

Silver | Adidas Move Collection

Silver | A FingerLickin' Good Ride

Silver | Send Socks to Justin

INSTRUCTOR
AWARDS