OUR TEAM MEMBER

JEREMY KANG
Award-winning Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer of Poieo Centre

Jeremy Bonggu Kang is an award-winning multidisciplinary graphic designer, painter, illustrator skilled in developing concepts and visualizing creative ideas in exquisitely detailed design. He graduated from Seoul Art High School and got his bachelor’s degree in painting at Seoul National University in Korea. Then he moved to Vancouver, Canada and started studying Graphic Design at LaSalle College known as Art Institute of Vancouver before. He got a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design in 2019. He won several graphic design awards including RGD Students Awards, A'Design Awards, Applied Arts Student Awards, and IDA Design Awards.

Education

  • Bachelor of Graphic Designer, LaSalle College Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2019)

  • Graphic Design, The Art Institute of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2015-2017, AI Vancouver has changed to LaSalle College Vancouver)

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Painting. Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (2011)

Work Experience

  • Freelance Graphic Designer, POIEO Centre (Nov. 2019 – Mar. 2020, Jul. 2020 – Jan. 2021)

  • Freelance Graphic Designer, MAEUM concept store (May. 2016 – Jan. 2021)

  • Freelance Graphic Designer, OK Globalnet (Feb. 2018 – Apr. 2018)

  • Freelance Graphic Designer, Yonsei Elim Geriatric Hospital, (Mar. 2014 - Apr. 2014)

Volunteer Experience

  • Graphic designer, Help Change My City, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May. 2019 – Nov. 2020

  • A member of a graphic design team, Little Black Dress Gala, Vancouver, BC, May. 2019 – Apr. 2021

  • Graphic Designer, Village Vancouver Transition Society, Feb 2018 – Mar 2018

Awards

  • "Mystic Wings", a children's book illustration & design

    • Indigo Award 2021- Gold Award - Illustration

    • Indigo Award 2021- Silver Award - Book Design

    • The MUSE Creative Awards 2021 - Platinum winner - Student/Illustration

    • The MUSE Creative Awards 2021 - Platinum winner - Student/Other

    • IDA Design Awards 2020, Emerging Graphic Designer of the Year

    • IDA Design Awards 2020, Gold Prize in Print/Book 

    • 2020 Applied Arts Student Awards - Editorial Design Complete(Single)

  • "Stop! I Am - Womens Right Campaign", womens right campaign 

    • Indigo Award 2021- Silver Award - Packaging Design

    • IDA Design Awards 2020, Bronze Prize - Other Graphic Design

    • IDA Design Awards 2020, Honorable Mention - Poster Design

  • "Saintly Flavours", a gourmet food gift set

    • The MUSE Design Awards 2021 - Gold winner - Packaging design

    • Indigo Award 2021- Silver Award - Student/ Packaging Design

    • 2020 A' Design Award, Silver winner - Packaging Design 

    • IDA Design Awards 2020, Honorable Mention - Packaging Design

    • LICC 2020 - Shortlist - Illustrate(Graphic)

    • RGD 2019 Student Award - Shikatani Lacroix Award for Packaging Design (Series)

  • "Divine Divers", Korean millet wine series

    • Indigo Award 2021- Silver Award - Packaging Design

    • The MUSE Design Awards 2021 - Silver winner - Packaging design

    • IDA Design Awards 2020, Honorable Mention - Packaging category

  • "Fantasy Trilogy", a children's book set cover & container design

    • Indigo Award 2021- Silver Award - Book Design

    • Indigo Award 2021- Silver Award - Packaging Design

    • Indigo Award 2021- Silver Award - Illustration

    • 2020 Applied Arts Student Awards - Editorial Design(Series)

    • LICC 2020 - Shortlist - Illustrate(Graphic)

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