Hello to all the wonderful people out there!

Allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Joe Yoon and I would like to welcome you to my “yooniverse.”  Here you will find a display of my work and the world as I see it. I’m an art director, designer and a photographer and enjoy merging my skills together to bring a brand to life.

I graduated from The Creative Circus and have worked and freelanced in big and small agencies in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.  Please review my resume below for more details.  Thanks so much for spending some time getting to know me.

Joe Yoon




James Hardie Building Products • Mission Viejo, CA•  March 2011 – March 2012
Graphic Designer / Art Director
In-House design team creating and designing all the marketing and trade show materials, print and digital ad campaigns.

Chef Julie Yoon • Mission Viejo, CA • Jan 2011 – Current
Art Director / Graphic Designer
Creative directed and designed the branding of Chef Julie Yoon. Created the identity and website while also doing step-by-step food photography and YouTube videos.

Ideaology • Marina Del Rey, CA • September 2010
Art Director/Designer Freelance
Created branding style-guide booklet for Bank of America and Hawaiian Airline’s partnership incorporating the Hawaiian Miles program.

G&M Plumbing (ad agency) • Redondo Beach, CA • May 2010
Art Director/Designer Freelance
Art Directed and Designed email campaign, in-store digital framework, website’s homepage and
informational menu inserts for Roy’s Restaurant National Father’s Day Promotional Campaign.

Crown Edition / Gyenari Restaurant • Anaheim, CA • Aug. 2009 – Nov. 2009
Art Director/Designer & Photographer Freelance
Assisted in re-branding and re-designing the image of the restaurant.
Photographed images of new menu items for their website and promotional.

The Levinson Tractenberg Group • New York, NY • April 2008 – June 2008
Art Director Freelance
Designed websites, landing pages and web banners for multiple clients.
Participated as a team member in brainstorming ideas for advertising and marketing.

DDB • New York, NY • June 2008
Art Director Freelance
Conducted layouts for Lipton’s new beta beverage Lipton Alpha’s campaign.
Presented ideas to managers in team meetings and phone conferences.

Avrett Free Ginsberg • New York, NY • Jan. 2008 – Feb. 2008
Art Director Freelance
Handled advertising campaigns for Webster Bank for online and outdoor media.
Managed and designed the layouts of Purina’s Fancy Feast’s in-house brand book.

DDB • Los Angeles, CA • Aug. 2007 – Dec. 2007
Junior Art Director
Balanced multiple clients simultaneously, such as Epson, Clearwire and JamStar under direction of management.

Young & Rubicam • New York, NY • June 2007 – Aug. 2007
Art Direction Intern
Aided the Creative Team on projects for Virgin Atlantic, United Nation’s Millennium Campaign,
Campbell’s Pace Salsa and Chunky Soup.

Energy BBDO • Chicago, IL • Jan. 2007 – May 2007
Art Director Freelance
Created national ads for On The Border Restaurants and Romano’s Macaroni Grill Restaurants.

The Creative Circus • Atlanta, GA
Art Direction Certification • 2006

Parkland College • Champaign, IL
Autodesk Maya (3D animation) Certification • 2003

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Advertising • 2000

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, etc), HTML, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc)

2007 ADDYS Atlanta – Student Gold
Numerous Creative Circus Student Awards

Proficient in Korean