Korean-American
Visual Thinker
Brooklyn Local
Hey, I’m Sharon. You can find me exploring far and wide for the best cappuccino (Cibreo is the current winner), installing balloons in interesting directions, and hopping around art museums with a sketchpad under my arm.

The best way to reach me is at caretoshar@gmail.com
Experience
Current
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2019
2019 - Current
Product Designer
at Knotch
Joined growth stage as the primary product designer. Ideating, designing, and shipping Knotch's full product experience. Standardizing design processes across Design and Engineering disciplines on Figma. Working fluidly in both Product and Marketing capacities to strengthen branding and visual identity.
2018
2018
Kleiner Perkins Design Fellow
at Helix DNA
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Design Fellow with Helix DNA. Led product design on concepts for a Helix API and helped organize the Helix marketplace with a standardized digital display.
2017
2017
Strategy Intern
at Stink Studios, New York
Recognized as one of the 10 Best Agencies in New York City by Awwwards. Strategical research for campaigns with companies such as Google, Coty Partners, and Planned Parenthood.
2017
2017
UX Design Intern
at Stanford University
Audience research and UX/UI design for Stanford’s API web services and partners. Collaboration with Stanford’s ServiceNow to improve usability and behavioral familiarity.
Education
2018
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2014
2018 - 2014
Stanford University
B.S. in the Program of Science, Technology, and Society (Communications and Media Track)
Dedicated studies in Human-Computer Interaction with a focus in UX / UI. Interested in how technologies affect and change social behavior and shapes the modern world.
Tools I Love
Figma
For Prototyping and Designing Interfaces
Advanced knowledge of Figma for designing user interfaces, building high-fidelity prototypes, and maintaining a visual language across products.
Adobe Creative Suite
For Pixel Perfect Solutions
Strong familiarity with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Lightroom.
Webflow
For Websites on the fly
Applied technical knowledge of Webflow to build web solutions such as this site, from scratch!
Currently Listening
to The Daily episode on the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Currently Learning
to perfect homemade Korean dishes like 오이지
Currently Loving
virtually streaming Emily in Paris as a guilty pleasure with my girlfriends