Chunshik is a master designer and storyteller who is always in the pursuit of excellence. He never settles and uses his twenty years of experience to sculpt every detail of a product, delighting people through relevant, beautiful and simple experiences. He is an expert at developing design languages that communicate a brands promise, crafting aesthetically pleasing offerings that satisfy both users needs and create meaning through their form and function.
Chunshik started his career at Samsung in Korea designing TFT LCD monitors and flat-screen TVs, and collaborated on various projects with F.A. Porsche Design, LG and Hyundai. He then moved to the United States and joined the internationally renowned ZIBA Design in Portland, Oregon before joining THRIVE. Chunshik has worked on product development programs for many well-known brands and companies around the world including: Procter & Gamble, Newell Brands, Georgia-Pacific, Masco, Sony, Logitech, Memorex, Lexmark, Sirius, Samsung and Miele, winning numerous IDEA, Red Dot, iF and CES Innovation awards for his efforts. He holds a BA in Industrial Design from Hongik University, Seoul, and an MA in Industrial design from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn and has been been granted over 30 design and utility patents in his career.
Chunshik is a native of South Korea where he discovered his love for local street food, a passion he indulges whenever he travels. On weekends he is pit-master for his weekend grilling adventures, and in his free time enjoys hiking and running, soaking in everything nature has to offer. Chunshik is also a proud father of two and a dedicated husband.