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Hyesung is an award-winning animation director/designer based in New York.
For over 10 years, he has spent his time to create numerous graphic design, motion graphics

and animation pieces for some of the world’s leading brands such as Nintendo, HTC, Verizon,
 Fanta, Bank of America, Mc Donald’s and Chobani.

He received many awards including One Show and Webby Awards with his work.
One of his work, Lily and the Snowman, was nominated in Cannes Lion Short Film and screened in many festivals including New York Festival and 23rd Stuttgart Festival of Animation.

Hyesung is currently working at Disney Blue Sky Studios as Visual Development Artist
for an animated feature film. He recently finished working on Blue Sky Studios’s latest film,
Spies in Disguise(released in Dec 2019). He is also teaching Design Portfolio course
in Graphic Design at School of Visual Arts since 2015 and recently started his commercial animation production studio, Monday 6PM.


Disney Blue Sky Studios | Visual Development / Color Artist | June 2017 – Present
School of Visual Arts Faculty | September 2015 – Present
Freelance Director / Designer | January 2015 – May 2017
School of Visual Arts | Independent Study Instructor | September 2014 – May 2015
Psyop | Art Director | November 2012 – December 2014
The Mill | Senior Designer | August 2011 – July 2012
Brand New School | Designer/Animator | Oct 2009 – July 2011
EyeballNYC | Desinger/Animator | May 2009 – Oct 2009


School of Visual Arts, BFA, Graphic Design Graduated with Honors

Recipient of David Rhodes Family Award