For the brand refresh of Underknown, I introduced a nebulous gradient mesh and a searchlight treatment to visually represent the company's commitment to shining a light on lesser-known and yet-to-be discovered areas of our universe.
Seowon Bang RGD
Living with a Mental Illness
February 25, 2021
Areas of SpecialtyArt Direction, Branding, Creative Direction
Other CapabilitiesBrand Strategy, Corporate Communications, Editorial Design, Illustration, Motion Design, Print Production
Why am I an RGD?As a self-taught designer, I've always felt like the biggest imposter, despite my skills and experience. Now, I'm #RGDproud to say I am officially certified as a Registered Graphic Designer with Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)!
Throughout the certification process - which includes case studies, a written exam, and an oral presentation - I realized that my rather eclectic background (art history graduate and career in the arts/nonprofits with a focus on digital) allows me to bring to the table something unique as a designer, and it's a strength, not a weakness. I can wear many hats and see things from different perspectives.
I'm so thrilled to be joining the RGD community, and can't wait to be part of their programs and initiatives in fostering young designers in Canada.
Time to make something beautiful!
Why am I a designer?I find fulfilment is in working primarily with the arts and non-profit organizations to offer a peek behind the curtains and maximize their charitable impact.
Why should you hire me?I'm not your typical designer who went to an art school and began their career (and stayed) in agencies. My diverse experiences and skillsets can provide a 360-degree consideration of your brand and help further your mission in a visually cohesive way.
Contributions to RGDI will be a judge for the Polyester Award for Motion Design in the upcoming RGD 2021 Student Award.