About

Taejun Park (or TJ) is an art director and designer currently working at J. Walter Thompson New York City.
TJ loves being a minimalist. He believes in the simplicity of design and ideas. He also believes that advertising should not only be for promotional purposes but also solution-centered. 
Born and raised in South Korea, he learned multimedia & interactive design from Hanyang Univ. from hometown and experienced various freelance jobs for about two years (motion graphics, directed short films, art directing music videos, UX design acts..). Then, he decided to travel to the United States to experience a bigger world and to focus more on conceptual work. He transferred to School of Visual Arts in NYC and majored advertising.
He loves traveling, playing sports, photography, and visiting museums. He also enjoys eating and drinking with friends and is an avid Star Wars fan.

Recognition

Cannes Lions · Bronze · Promo & Activation  

Cannes Lions · Shortlist · Cyber 

Clio Awards · Gold · Out of Home

Clio Awards · Silver · Digital, Mobile

Clio Awards · Silver x 2 · Out of Home

Clio Awards · Bronze · Digital, Mobile

Clio Awards · Bronze · Out of Home Campaign

Clio Awards · Shortlist x 3 · Out of Home, Print

London International Awards · Bronze · Digital: Health Care Services

London International Awards · Bronze · The NEW: Creative Technology 

The Art Director's Club · Gold · Digital

The Art Director's Club · Gold · Advertising

The Art Director's Club · Silver · Advertising

Red Dot Communication Design Award · Winner x 2 · App, Digital

iF Design Award · Winner · Apps, Software, Online Games

The One Show Young Ones · Bronze · Integrated Branding Campaign

The One Show Young Ones · Bronze · Print Campaign

The One Show Young Ones · Merit x 6 · Mobile, Print, Design, Collateral, Game, Experiential Design

The International Addy Awards · Silver x 2 · Online, Interactive

The Andy Awards · Bronze · Out of Home

The Andy Awards · Bronze x 2 · Print

New York Festivals · Merit · Digital

YoungGuns Awards · Bronze · Mobile (Phone & Tablet)

Lürzer's Archive Student Contest · Winner x 2 · Print Campaign(Published) 

Communication Arts Competition · Winner · Advertising(Published)  

Graphis New Talent Annual Award · Platinum, Gold x 2, Silver x 2

Cannes Future Lions · Shortlist x 2

Pathfinder Design Awards (Communication Arts) · Bronze · Motion Graphics

The Art Director's Club Exhibition 2015, 2016 · SVA Graphic Design, Advertising