Born and raised in San Francisco, Andy Kim is a multidisciplinary creative and producer with a focus in fine art photography, currently residing in Queens, New York.
After moving to New York in 2009, Andy started his career in digital advertising as Founder and Creative Director of Stink Grenade Studios, an interactive digital studio that offered a wide array of services across creative and technology for digital platforms.
There, he created brand identity, brand campaigns and content for youth/sneaker culture brands such as Nike, Reebok, Marc Ecko, New Era, Staple, Unyforme, Flight23 at Footaction and more. In addition, his agency experience at R/GA and Craft (McCann’s in-house production studio) involved him leading creative/tech production for brand campaigns and moments, working directly with clients such as Microsoft, MasterCard, L'Oreal, Coca-Cola, U.S Army and more.
In his most recent role at R/GA, Andy was dedicated to Samsung Global with a focus on the mobile line of business. From tackling flagship product launch campaigns to leading strategic brand positioning work all the way to building and operationalizing teams for influencer-led global social activations, Andy has navigated from the lowest to highest altitudes while scoping and managing multimillion dollar programs and campaigns, all while being client-facing across all initiatives.
Andy also has an artistic career in Photography, producing his own printed work in his home studio while working on multiple personal projects at a time. His work as a Photographer juxtaposes the output of his corporate advertising work and dives deep into matters of personal passion.