Jamie Nam is a graphic designer based in Chicago. She is in MFA program in Visual Communication Design at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). She works across various media: from books and posters to videos and environmental design.


School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL,
PMFA, MFA in Visual Communication Design, 2009-present
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN,
BA in Pre-Medicine and Graphic Design, 2004-2008


Fred A. Hillbruner Artists Book Fellowship Recipient and Honorable Mention, Chicago, IL, 2012
Adobe Design Achievement Awards Semifinalist, USA, 2011
Selected in Output Award 14, Germany, 2011
Finalist and Honorable Mention in ArtFutura, Chicago, IL, 2011


SAIC Graduate Exhibition, Chicago, IL, 2012
Korean American Day Art Exhibition at Richard J. Daley Civic Center, Chicago, IL, 2012
North Park Art Walk, Chicago, IL, 2011
ArtFutura: Life, 9th Annual Exhibition of Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2011
Embracing, 37th annual exhibition of The Chicago Korean-American Art Association, Wheeling, IL, 2011
Start Sharp, Visual Communication Design exhibition juried by SAIC AIGA, Chicago, IL, 2010, 2011
The Design Show, Chicago, IL, 2010


MASTERING TYPE: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design, USA, 2012
Output 14, Germany, 2011
YoYo Magazine, Issue 2: At Zero, USA, 2011


Stretching the Boundaries, Guest Lecturer at SAIC, Chicago, IL, 2012
Ideas Are Inspiring Things, Guest Lecturer at SAIC, Chicago, IL, 2010

Work Experience

Currently working as a TA for Design Issues class at SAIC, Chicago, IL
Advanced Typography, Teaching Assistant at SAIC, Chicago, IL, 2011
Zago LLC, Graphic Design Intern, New York, NY, 2011
Intro to Visual Communication Design, Teaching Assistant at SAIC, Chicago, IL, 2010
SAIC Fiber Department, Graphic Designer, Chicago, IL, 2010
McRoad, Graphic Design Intern, Seoul, South Korea, 2009

Jamie's full resume is available upon request.