Heejae Kim is an independant designer, illustrator, art director and writer. He works in brand identity, print design and editorial illustration. He’s currently based in New York. Please email him about any opportunities or questions.

He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016. Previously, he worked at Apple Music and Sagmeister & Walsh.

Recently, he caught up with It’s Nice That about some of his current commercial and personal work. In 2021, he was named an ADC Young Guns 19.

His work has ranged from brand identity, packaging, campaign visuals, mural art, editorials as well as self-initiated personal projects.

Select Clients
Apple, Vans, Meta, Youtube, Google, The New York Times, GQ Korea, Crack Magazine, Edwin, It’s Nice That, Brooklyn Museum, Nina Las Vegas, Wired and VinePair.

Education
20122016
RISD BFA


Experience
2016–Ongoing
Independent Practice

2019–2022
Apple Music

2016–2018
Sagmeister & Walsh

2016
Brooklyn Museum
Anti/Anti
Studio Kudos


Writing
Mark
©2022
New York, NY.