Executive Directors

Yusuf Kes

Executive Director Isparta, Turkey http://yusufkes.com Associate Prof. Yusuf Keş He was born in 1970, in Erdemli city (Turkiye). He studied Graphic Arts and graduated in the departments of Applied Art at the Gazi University in… Read More »Yusuf Kes

Jorge Brandão Pereira

VP of Design Ethics Executive Director Portugal http://iamjorgepereira.wordpress.com UDA Vice President of Design Ethics (2020-present) Ph.D. University of Porto 2015, MA University of Porto 2007.Lecturer, School of Design, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal.Researcher,… Read More »Jorge Brandão Pereira

Zhiyong Zhao

VP of Design Research Executive Director Shanghai, China UDA Vice President of Design Research (2020-present)UDA Senior Vice President of Design Research (2016-2019) Zhiyong Zhao is an Associate Professor of Fine Arts College, Shanghai Normal University;… Read More »Zhiyong Zhao

Juergen Hefele

VP of Design Practice Executive Director Augsburg, Germany http://www.juergenhefele.com UDA Vice President of Design Practice (2016-present) Jürgen Hefele works as a graphic designer specializing in visual communication and brand identity design. He also teaches at… Read More »Juergen Hefele

Ferenc Kiss

Executive Director Hyngary https://www.behance.net/sarkanylatvany Ferenc Kiss was born in Szeged in 1972. He is a graphic designer, artist, and lecturer. Graduated from the University of Szeged and University of Pécs. Since 1996 He has been… Read More »Ferenc Kiss

Jaeeun Paek

Executive Director Seoul, Korea Jaeeun Paek is an Associate Professor of Fashion Design at Shingu College. She has a Bachelor of Science from Yonsei University, Korea, and a Master of Art in Fashion Design and… Read More »Jaeeun Paek

Ivan Kashlakov

Executive Director Sofia, Bulgaria http://www.behance.net/kashlak Ivan Kashlakov was born in Sliven 1993, Bulgaria. He graduated from the National Academy of Arts, Sofia in the specialty “Poster and visual communication”. Right now he is doing his… Read More »Ivan Kashlakov

Joachim Muller-Lance

Executive Director Umkirch, Germany http://www.kamedesign.com Joachim’s capabilities span across information design, logos and identity design, illustration and character creation, typography and typeface design, offering 31 years of experience in print media and 21 years in… Read More »Joachim Muller-Lance

John T. Drew

Executive Director Orange, California, USA John T. Drew is The Design Innovation Project Director and Professor of Graphic Design at California State University, Fullerton. His university has recognized him on ten occasions for his teaching, research, and… Read More »John T. Drew

JuKyoung Ham

Executive Director Cincinnati, USA http://jukyoung.com Ms. Jukyoung Ham is a Senior Designer at LPK, Inc. She started as a member of LPK’s Femcare team and since then she mainly concentrated on developing beauty brands. She… Read More »JuKyoung Ham