You-Jin Kim 

San Clemente Villages, 6540 El Colegio Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
PHONE: +1 (919) 590-5002   E-MAIL: yujnkm@gmail.com


Education

University of California, Santa Barbara
Doctor of Philosophy (STEM PhD) in Media Arts and Technology
Main research topics: Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, and Robotics
2018 – Present

Duke University
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Computational Media
Cumulative GPA: 3.975/4.00
2012 – 2016

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art and Technology Studies
Cumulative GPA: 3.00/3.00 (Credit/No Credit Grading System)
2008 – 2012


Certifications

Certificate in College Teaching
Duke University Graduate School
May 2016 – Present

Graduate Certificate in Information Science
Duke University Graduate School
May 2016 – Present

Civil Rights Investigator Certification
ATIXA: Association of Title IX Administrators
September 2013 – September 2015


Experience

Teaching Assistant
University of California, Santa Barbara
September 2018 – Present
Santa Barbara

Teaching Assistant
Duke University
January 2015 – December 2015  •  1 yr
Durham

Civil Affairs Specialist-5
Department of the Army Inspector General’s Office
Republic of Korea Army
December 2013 – November 2014  •  1 yr 9 mos
Seoul

Lab Member, Programmer
S-1 Speculative Sensation Lab, Duke University
September 2012 – January 2013  •  4 mos
January 2015 – December 2015  •  11 mos
Durham

Digital Projects Intern
Hedrich Blessing Photography
June 2010 – August 2010  •  3 mos
Chicago

Student Government
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
August 2009 – May 2012  •  2 yr 10 mos

  • LeRoy Neiman Center Project Committee
    August 2011 – June 2012
  • Japanese Red Cross Society Tōhoku earthquake Program Planning Committee
    July 2011 – October 2011
  • UNICEF Change for Haiti Program Planning Committee
    January 2010 – June 2010

Chicago

Program Assistant
Campus Life and Involvement
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
July 2009 – August 2010  •  1 yr 1 mo

  • New Student Orientation Leader
  • International Orientation Leader
  • Campus Tour Guide

Chicago

Summer Program Resident Advisor
Housing and Residence Life
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
May 2009 – August 2009  •  3 mos
May 2010 – August 2010  •  3 mos
Chicago

Program Assistant
Nuveen Center for International Student Learning
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
December 2008 – August 2010  •  1 yr 9 mos
Chicago


Honors & Awards

First-Year Scholars Program Merit Scholarship
May 2009 – May 2012 •  School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Scholarship awarded by the school at the end of the first year to top 10 freshmen. The scholarship was provided until graduation.

Student Leadership Award
May 2012  •  School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Graduation Honor
Each year, faculty and staff are invited to nominate students who have shown exceptional leadership and a sustained commitment to improving the SAIC community for the distinguished honor of the Graduating Student Leadership Award.

2012 Excellence in Leadership Award
April 2012  •  School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The award was presented with merit scholarship.

2011 Excellence in Leadership Award
April 2011  •  School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The award was presented with merit scholarship.

2010 Excellence in Leadership Award
April 2010  •  School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The award was presented with merit scholarship.


Language

English
Full professional proficiency

Japanese
Full professional proficiency

Korean
Full professional proficiency


Skills

Computer Graphics
3ds Max | Maya | Cheetah3D | HTML & CSS
Software Development
C# .NET | Unity | C++ | HLSL | OpenGL | WebGL | Embarcadero | Max/MSP
Rapid Prototyping
Laser Cutting | CNC | 3D Printing | Arduino | Unit Testing
Media Production
Adobe Creative Suite | Final Cut Pro | After Effects | Premiere


Shows 


Optical Scale Optics
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Building American Tobacco Campus, Durham 27701
Group Show, Individual work “Rain and Water
Apr. 2016 – May 20
Optical Scale Optics
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Building American Tobacco Campus, Durham 27701
Group Show, Individual work “Rain and Water
Apr. 2016 – May 2016
2012 SAIC Spring BFA Show
SAIC, Sullivan Galleries, 33 South State Street, Chicago 60603
Group Show, Individual work “Motor Symphony
Mar. 2012 – Apr. 2012
Art & Tech Conference Exhibition “White Castle Party”
112 South Michigan avenue, Chicago 60603
Group Show, Individual work “Butterfly Wave
Nov. 2011 – Dec. 2011
AIR Gallery Exhibition “Making the Leap”
11 Front Street • #228 • Brooklyn, NY 11201
Group Show, collaborate work “Jin” by You-Jin Kim and Jeesoo Shin
Dec. 2010 – Jan. 2011
Siragusa Gallery, Solo Exhibition “4 by 5”
RHE Siragusa Gallery, 162 North State Street, Chicago 60601
You-Jin Kim
May 2010 – June 2010
Siragusa Gallery, Solo Exhibition “Moto Broker”
RHE Siragusa Gallery, 162 North State Street, Chicago 60601
You-Jin Kim
Apr. 2010 – May 2010
Carol Jackson Exhibition “Text as Art”
SAIC, First Year Program Art Hall, 37 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago 60603
Group Exhibition – Individual artwork “Boxes of Reality
Feb. 2009 – Apr. 2009
Nuveen Center Exhibition “Where We Stand”
Nuveen Center 1601, 162 North State Street, Chicago 60601
Group Exhibition – Individual artwork “Where the Light Flows
Apr. 2009 – June 2009
Artbash – School of The Art Institute of Chicago
FYP Show Betty Rymer Gallery, 280 S. Columbus Drive, Chicago 60603
Group Exhibition – Individual artwork “Space to Space
Apr. 2009 – May 2009
Department (Store) with J. Morgan Puett
SAIC, Sullivan Galleries, 33 South State Street, Chicago 60603
Group Show, collaborate work “Yujin & Emily” by You-Jin Kim and Emily
Oct. 2008 – Nov. 2008