Hanna is a multidisciplinary designer who wants to create pleasant user experience that can be sought in everyday lives of people in context of social trends by utilizing the most recent technologies.
She was born in California, US, and grew up in Seoul, Korea. Spending a year as an exchange student in Champagne, France, she was inspired by diversity of cultures and was motivated to work internationally. She loves making things, cultural abundance, and creativity.
She has learned various methods of user research and the importance of understanding users in business while majoring in business administration in Korea University. Upon graduation, to pursue her interest in content and product development, she studied product design at Samsung Art and Design Institute. She enjoyed both of the majors, and was intrigued to find out lots of interlinked parts and synergies that exist between design and business. She worked as a creative director at Ideabove, a music service developing startup in Korea, where she realized the importance of user experience in making a great service, brand, and company. She seeks to experiment more in interactive design and user experience in graduate program in SVA.