Lose your dream, you lose your mind.
Rolling Stones

Jung Y. Paek

Carnegie Mellon University
Master of Design in Communication Planning and Information Design, joint degree with English 08.2012-05.2014
Thesis: Typography in Cross Cultural Environments

Carnegie Mellon University
BFA in Communication Design
Minor in History of Arts 08.2005-05.2009
Graduated with University Honors and College Honors

    Jung Y. Paek is a New York based Korean communication designer. Growing up, she was raised in various cities and countries: Chicago, Seoul, New York, New Jersey, Mexico City and Moscow, just to name a few. This diverse upbringing enhanced her appreciation for different cultures and curiosity for various arts.

    Jung received her Master of Design degree and Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, where she also taught undergraduate students for 2 years. She has worked with organizations like Genentech, Samsung, Pfizer, W.P.Carey, PwC, The Face Shop, Allergan, Takeda, AMAG, and Vornado.

    She enjoys working on projects that involve typography, colors, and composition. She is trained as a communication designer with extended expertise in motion graphics, web design, illustration and digital photography. Jung's work is recognized by AIGA Pittsburgh and other competitions.

    Feel free to contact at: jung.paek@gmail.com

Work Experience
Work Experience

Heartbeat Ideas / Senior Art Director

CDM NY / Art Supervisor

CDM NY / Senior Art Director

Odgis+Co / Designer

Carnegie Mellon University / Instructor

Cheil Communications / Designer

Classical Theatre / Freelance Designer

UPITT / Freelance Designer

Cheil HQ / Intern


AIGA Pittsburgh / 2014 PGH 365
"Rhythm a.k.a Kreise" selected for Motion Graphics Category

MOTYF / International Moving Typography Festival in Warsaw, Poland
05.2013 / Selected for "Georgia O'Keeffe"

Summer Sippers / The Dieline
11.2011 / Selected for student spotlight

PRINT Magazine / 08.2009 Issue
Fitwits / Credit: Kristin Hughes

Carnegie Mellon Homepage Story / 06.2009
Published on the Carnegie Mellon Homepage for Creativity and the Arts

Carnegie Mellon University Honors / 05.2009

Carnegie Mellon School of Design College Honors / 05.2009

Animal Award / 05.2009
Excellence in Motion Graphics

AIGA Pittsburgh / 2009 Context Show
"Historical Journey" selected for Information Design Category

AIGA Pittsburgh / 2008 Context Show
"Old Economy" selected for Logo/Branding Category


InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
After Effects
Design Research & Thinking
Digital Photography
Color Correction / Retouch
Screen printing
Basic HTML, CSS & Coda
Bilingual: Korean & English