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Heekyun Kim

Experienced Design Director / Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry. Skilled in Menswear, Menswear Outerwear, Technical Outerwear, Swimwear, Trend Analysis, Luxury Goods, Fit, Fashion Illustration, and Raw Materials such as Textiles and Trims. Strong arts and design professional with an AAS focused on Menswear Design & Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Throughout my career, I’ve had the great fortune to work on some truly inspiring projects, while meeting many influential and creative individuals along the way. I believe in working together to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. For more information about my experience, portfolio, references, or how we can collaborate on an upcoming project, get in touch today.

Former Co-Workers Say,

Michael Anderson

Vice President, Men’s Design & Licensing - Chaps

"While Design Director at Nautica HeeKyun worked for me on the Nautica Competition collection and was instrumental in the success of the line. She is very product focussed, detail orientated and organised, able to hit deadlines while designing exciting brand right product.
Heekyun was also a hard worker both diligent and consciencous.
it was a pleasure working with her."

Brian Lange

Vice President, Print Design

- Ralph Lauren Corp

"I have had the great, professional pleasure to have worked with Heekyun over many years and on several different projects. Heekyun's creativity, dedication to achieving successful outcomes, and overall approach to challenging programs are inspirational . Additionally, Heekyun's positive outlook coupled with getting results are a formidable combination that makes working and partnering with Heekyun a pleasure in achieving goals. Persons working with Heekyun will surely benefit from her project management and design skills. She sincerely merits my recommendation."

Nicolas Picchione

SVP of Design and Merchandising

- Robert Talbott

"I worked with Heekyun for several years at Ralph Lauren with the Purple Label team.
She has super strong design skills, an amazing attention to detail and follow up, in combination with her warm personality.
She would be a wonderful addition to any organization.
I strongly recommend her!."
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