Young Kim, a multifaceted artist whose work spans from fashion exhibition to commercial directing, joined Geometry Global Korea as the Executive Creative Director.
Young was most recently a creative director/partner at Suitman Entertainment, developing brand identity and content for brands in Hong Kong, Tokyo and LA.
He will report to Mike Forster, MD of Geometry Korea.
(Photo by Anthony Geernaert)
Previously, Young worked at Hakuhodo Japan, winning and operating Coca-Cola, Toyota, etc. He also helped the agency open and manage teams in Shanghai. His first advertising career was at Wieden + Kennedy in Oregon, and he later moved to Tokyo to set up the company’s operation, work with local clients such as Nike Japan and find new business opportunities. When working as a freelance creative director, he partnered with a range of top-notch film production companies such as Littleminx, Hungryman and Tony Kaye Films directing commercials and music videos. Having worked in the States and Asia for the past 20 years, Young has created work for clients from different industries, such as The New York Times, Bloomingdale’s, Sony, MTV, Lane Crawford, FedEx, to name but a few. He has never stopped pushing boundaries beyond digital and content media.
Commenting on the appointment, Young said, “I am looking forward to new challenges, My goal will be for Geometry Korea office to do more outstanding work that will change behaviors in consumers and continue to activate clients’ brands in Korea market.”
Mike Forster, Geometry Korea’s MD, added “Young is an artist at heart and a highly respected creator who can lead people, front clients and deliver award-wining work. With his mixture of big international agency experience and having worked for himself in his own agency and to promote his art, he has a diverse portfolio and the entrepreneurial spirit to push Geometry Korea’s creative talent to an even higher level”