Sun-Young Ha

Strategic Designer & Innovation RESEARCHER.

Several years of experience in combining Design Development with Strategic Planning.

Based in Berlin, London, and South Korea, my works keenly focus UX research and design thinking, illustrating human-centred and collaborative innovation-oriented outputs. Skilled at coordinating creative businesses – “CréaBiz” – with market trends and navigating design development strategy into agile methods.

Currently working as a Founder of Meraki.co and Design & Innovation Management Researcher. Highly welcome with the topic about Personal-branding as Creative Leadership and Design-tech in Digitalization.

Creative Business & Strategic Design

Skilled in creating creative business models, propelling viable products and services, and prototyping with potential ideas. Brand marketing and project management capability in creative industry sectors.

Service Development

Skilled in UX/UI design, architect, and research. Holding knowledge linked with cognitive psychology, phenomenological analysis, and service design storyborad and practices.

3D Graphic Design

As an industrial designer, award-winning at PINUP, Spark Design Awards. I handel Rhino, Keyshot, Auto CAD, and Adobe Creative Suites (Ai, Ps, Id, Ae, etc).

Founder / Meraki.co

2020 – Today

Researcher / Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Potsdam

2019 – 2020

M.Sc. & M.A. / Goldsmiths, University of London

2016 – 2018

Assistant Manager / In-vision Innovation, Busan

2016 – 2016

Designer & Project Manager / Design Ivy Busan

2015 – 2016

Membership Designer, KDM / Design Council Busan, KIDP

2014 – 2016

Design Researcher / Dongseo University, Digital Design Innovation Center, Busan

2013 – 2015


Ha, S. Y., & Pasch, S. (2019). Design Thinking and Contingency Theory: Why Some Firms Benefit More From Design Thinking Than OthersAvailable at SSRN 3497575.

Ha, S. Y. (2019). Innovation Measurement and Design Innovation Key Performance Indicators.

Ha, S. Y. (2018). Achieving Decentralised Organisational Innovation Through Intervention and DOS-DOC-DOI Framework Model. Masters Dissertation at Goldsmiths University of London.

Let’s make something together.