Meet Our Team


WHO WE ARE

We are big picture people who sweat the details. We are immigrants & third culture kids & everyone else. We have crazy high standards. We celebrate beauty & possibility in all that we do. We believe that behind every great brand is great design. We don’t fear change, because we are the change. We’re here to build something extraordinary. We are Jd&co.


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Dakyung Lee

CO-FOUNDER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Illustration wunderkind. Brains behind the show.

After graduating from The Cooper Union School of Art, Dakyung worked at AR New York and Ogilvy & Mather. She helped lead advertising campaigns and brand development for a variety of clients including American Express and Banana Republic. Using her agency experience as a springboard, Dakyung led many design projects while on the in-house creative team at Chipotle. In 2014, she co-founded Jd&co. Design. Dakyung is a multidisciplinary designer with a passion in illustration and typography.

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JONG WOO SI

CO-FOUNDER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Branding and editorial visionary. Beautiful ajussi.

Graduating with a BFA and MFA in Graphic Design from the School of Visual Arts, Jong Woo honed his design skills at some of the most prestigious luxury and fashion graphic design agencies including AR New York, GB65, Me&Friends, and Ralph Lauren. He also collaborated with Stefan Sagmeister at Sagmeister Inc. to create the identity for Aishti luxury department store. Jong Woo has extensive experience in branding, working at world-renowned branding agencies such as Siegel+Gale and Wolff Olins. He has a passion for typography and editorial design.


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CATHERINE WYATT

DESIGN DIRECTOR

Once ran an art gallery. Now, she’s doing the creating.

Cat is a graduate of Parsons School of Design. She spent six years at Jones Knowles Ritchie building (and refreshing) iconic brands such as Target, M&M, Popeye’s, Jet-Puffed, Budweiser, Planter’s Peanuts, and Love Beauty Planet. A creative orchestrator, solution-finder, and the queen of collaboration, she strives to marry smart storytelling with unique, beautiful design.

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CLIFF HOROWITZ

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

The definition of “go-getter.”

Cliff has spent nearly a decade working at agencies including CBA Design, Bluemarlin, and Safari Sundays. An expert at scoping and managing processes and bringing strategic initiatives to life, he coordinates the magic behind the scenes to set global brands up for success. His past clients include PepsiCo, Carlsberg Group, Nestle, Colgate, Palmolive, Seventh Generation, Mattel, and Valvoline Automotive. Hungry to solve problems and always willing to lend a hand, he believes that no challenge is too big to tackle.

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ELIZABETH YOON

CREATIVE OPERATIONS MANAGER

Project Whisperer. Killing 'em with kindness.

A graduate of The Cooper Union School of Art, Elizabeth has lived many past lives from teaching for non-profit arts programs, working in museums in NYC, and hustling for a licensed consumer products company, working alongside companies such as Disney, Marvel, Nickelodeon, and Walmart. A natural problem solver with a creative mind, she is passionate about setting her team up for success, and doing it with compassion.

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AAGE VETTER

SENIOR DESIGNER

Type connoisseur. Pixel perfectionist.

Aage is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. Relentless in his pursuit of quality, he has flexed his sophisticated design sense in a variety of projects from Miller campaigns to Chobani brand work. Recently, he led logo and packaging design for Hazelicious. Fun fact: his name is pronounced like Noah, but without the “n” (it’s Danish!)

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DANIE SUK

DESIGNER

Our very own renaissance woman.

Danie graduated with a BFA in Fashion Design from Seoul’s Sejong University and an MFA in Design and Visual Communications from the Pratt Institute. On top of being an ultra-creative digital designer and 3D artist, she also enjoys rolling up her sleeves and pushing the boundaries of her creativity with speculative design. Loves lifestyle, fashion, and all things aesthetic.

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KATIE MEDINA

CREATIVE OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

Good vibes only. (And killer work ethic.)

Katie graduated with honors from the Pratt Institute with a BFA in Communication Design and a concentration in Advertising/Art Direction. With an eagle’s eye for brand identity design and an unbreakable optimism, she has built the digital and print groundwork for Booster Bricks.

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STEVE SNYGIN

DESIGNER

Designer slash web-dev slash Slack jokester.

Steve has a BA in Advertising from the University of Minnesota. On top of being creative, he’s extremely tech-savvy. Whether designing or web-devving, his goal is to make customers and users happy. Pro tip: invite him to your next brainstorm sesh – he’s a veritable geyser of ideas (and jokes).

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TINA NIU

DESIGNER

Multimedia maven. Brings sunshine to Zoom calls

Tina Niu attended Tsinghua University in Beijing, then went on to receive a BA in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art University and an MFA in Computer Art from the School of Visual Arts. With her trademark enthusiasm and diligence, she spearheaded consumer content for iconic luxury brands in the LVMH portfolio such as Moët Hennessy, Tory Burch, Off-White, RIMOWA, Estee Lauder, Dior, Guerlain, and Jo Malone London.

We’re also a network of seasoned freelancers.
We bring in designers & copywriters with just the right expertise for your project.


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