HeeKyoung Yum is an illustrator and visual development artist, who studied Fashion Design at Otis College of Arts and Design, 3D modeling at Gnomon School, and visual development for animation at Concept Design Academy.
She worked for ABC Mouse, Age of Learning. She was responsible for creating illustrations for children’s picture books and poems, from storyboarding to final. And she illustrated the book, Leah's Dream Dollhouse (Shimmer and Shine), which was published by Penguin Random House. Currently, she is working at Dreamworks Television as a visual development artist. And during the weekend, she has been teaching the children's book making class to 6th graders with her husband, MuYoung Cho at Saint Gregory Catholic Church since 2013.
For her personal time, she loves to make an animated short, web comics and children’s picture books.