Our Team

OITA (Oesol International Typography Awards) is a non-profit design competition and conference event sponsored by the UBC (Ulsan Broadcasting Corporation) and the city of Ulsan as part of the Oesol Hangeul Hanmadang Festival in Ulsan, Korea. Our dedicated management team and supporters are hardworking and innovative individuals who aim to contribute to the global design community. Our competition, exhibition, and conference are unique due to our global perspectives, diverse culture, and wide-ranging specialties. Additionally, we aim to strengthen the design culture. The OITA office and its staff are responsible for planning and developing OITA's overall vision, event programs, and partnerships. We strive to discover, share, and integrate the excellence of the design community through our program and methodology, showcasing the work of our international membership network.

Board Members

On August 10th, at 2023 OITA in Ulsan, candidates for the 2023 Committee Board will be formulated and share their vision with participating schools and organizations.

Chang Sik Kim
Curator & Design Director, OITA
Professor, San José State University

Committee Members:
Kiheun Shur
Former Professor
Ghacheon University

Joosung Kim
Myunji College

Management Staff

Project Managers:
SooYeol Park
Chief Director, Ulsan Broadcasting Corporation

WooSeok Sun
Director, Ulsan Broadcasting Corporation

Sun-hee Kim
Manager, Ulsan Broadcasting Corporation

Jong-ho Park
CEO, Advertising Agency ON 

Taewoo Kim
Director, Advertising Agency ON

Exhibition Curator & Design Director:
Chang Sik Kim
Professor, San José State University

Special thanks to the dedicated and hard-working UBC staff who assist to make this event more fun and vital!


Conference Partners:
Jinseok Seo
Director, Ulsan City Art Museum

Exhibition Partners:
Anna Klos
Director, Retroavangarda

Hans-D Reichert
Professor, University of Westminster

Boris Kochan
President, Granshan / Kochan & Partner