Katja Cho is a designer & illustrator specialising in design management and art direction.

Motion & Video

Motion & Video

Motion & Video

Motion & Video

Motion & Video

Portfolio

Character

Builder


Character

Builder


Character

Builder

Character Builder

Character Builder

MOTION

A classic composite character builder based on aspects such as class, zodiac, personality, and style, harkening back to the days of old role playing games.

ROLE

Design, illustration, and motion design. 

MOTION

A classic composite character builder based on aspects such as class, zodiac, personality, and style, harkening back to the days of old role playing games.

ROLE

Design, illustration, and motion design.

MOTION

A classic composite character builder based on aspects such as class, zodiac, personality, and style, harkening back to the days of old role playing games.

ROLE

Design, illustration, and motion design. 

MOTION

A classic composite character builder based on aspects such as class, zodiac, personality, and style, harkening back to the days of old role playing games.

ROLE

Design, illustration, and motion design.

MOTION

A classic composite character builder based on aspects such as class, zodiac, personality, and style, harkening back to the days of old role playing games.

ROLE

Design, illustration, & motion design. 

Natal Chart

Explainer

 

Natal

Chart

Explainer

 

Natal

Chart

Explainer

 

Natal Chart Explainer

Natal Chart Explainer

INTENT

With the rise of popularity of astrology, the techniques behind more complex areas of the field, such as chart mapping, are being sought out as a means to explain personality, destiny, and purpose. This explainer helps to deconstruct exactly how to read a natal chart and what the results mean.

ROLE

Story board, design/illustration, and motion design.

INTENT

With the rise of popularity of astrology, the techniques behind more complex areas of the field, such as chart mapping, are being sought out as a means to explain personality, destiny, and purpose. This explainer helps to deconstruct exactly how to read a natal chart and what the results mean.

ROLE

Story board, design/illustration, and motion design.

INTENT

With the rise of popularity of astrology, the techniques behind more complex areas of the field, such as chart mapping, are being sought out as a means to explain personality, destiny, and purpose. This explainer helps to deconstruct exactly how to read a natal chart and what the results mean.

ROLE

Story board, design/illustration, and motion design.

HANS

CHAT BOT ANALYTICS IDENTITY

HANS

CHAT BOT

ANALYTICS

IDENTITY

HANS

CHAT BOT ANALYTICS IDENTITY

HANS

CHAT BOT ANALYTICS IDENTITY

INTENT

HANS is a chat app analytics bot, whose cheeky and helpful personality make gathering data for content teams easier and more accessible. HANS's core identity is being reliable and efficient, personable to the core. His visual identity is meant to reflect how appraochable he is, while not being overly human  or gender confirming.

ROLE

I partnered with Toast Studio to create HANS's identity and provided art direction for his look, aesthetic, and personality.

CREDITS

3D illustration by Chris Guyot at Toast.

INTENT

HANS is a chat app analytics bot, whose cheeky and helpful personality make gathering data for content teams easier and more accessible. HANS's core identity is being reliable and efficient, personable to the core. His visual identity is meant to reflect how appraochable he is, while not being overly human  or gender confirming.

ROLE

I partnered with Toast Studio to create HANS's identity and provided art direction for his look, aesthetic, and personality.

CREDITS

3D illustration by Chris Guyot at Toast.

INTENT

HANS is a chat app analytics bot, whose cheeky and helpful personality make gathering data for content teams easier and more accessible. HANS's core identity is being reliable and efficient, personable to the core. His visual identity is meant to reflect how appraochable he is, while not being overly human  or gender confirming.

ROLE

I partnered with Toast Studio to create HANS's identity and provided art direction for his look, aesthetic, and personality.

CREDITS

3D illustration by Chris Guyot at Toast.

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Editorials

WALK UP, NOT OUT

Editorial

WALK UP, NOT OUT

Editorials

WALK UP, NOT OUT

Edit-orials

WALK UP, NOT OUT

INTENT

Illustrations for story about a victim of a school shooting attempting to befriend the shooter earlier in grade school. Documents the harm on portraying the victims as the villains in tragedy for sensationalism.

ROLE

Illustration and motion.

INTENT

Illustrations for story about a victim of a school shooting attempting to befriend the shooter earlier in grade school. Documents the harm on portraying the victims as the villains in tragedy for sensationalism.

ROLE

Illustration and motion.

INTENT

Illustrations for story about a victim of a school shooting attempting to befriend the shooter earlier in grade school. Documents the harm on portraying the victims as the villains in tragedy for sensationalism.

ROLE

Illustration and motion.

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1d

House

Beautiful

LIFESTYLE BRANDING

House

Beautiful

LIFESTYLE BRANDING

House Beautiful

LIFESTYLE BRANDING

House Beautiful

LIFESTYLE BRANDING

House Beautiful

LIFESTYLE BRANDING

INTENT

A legacy brand, House Beautiful had intentions to modernize for the millenial era. In re-branding, a more vibrant color palette, partnered with strong typography, sleek illustrations, and relatable animation, helped to bring the brand back to life.

ROLE

Provided art direction for the brand's new identity, overseeing design, illustration, and animation.

CREDITS

Design and illustration by Nicole Pivirotto and Emily Suvanvej, animation by Eddie Phan and Hayeon Kim.

INTENT

A legacy brand, House Beautiful had intentions to modernize for the millenial era. In re-branding, a more vibrant color palette, partnered with strong typography, sleek illustrations, and relatable animation, helped to bring the brand back to life.

ROLE

Provided art direction for the brand's new identity, overseeing design, illustration, and animation.

CREDITS

Design and illustration by Nicole Pivirotto and Emily Suvanvej, animation by Eddie Phan and Hayeon Kim.

INTENT

A legacy brand, House Beautiful had intentions to modernize for the millenial era. In re-branding, a more vibrant color palette, partnered with strong typography, sleek illustrations, and relatable animation, helped to bring the brand back to life.

ROLE

Provided art direction for the brand's new identity, overseeing design, illustration, and animation.

CREDITS

Design and illustration by Nicole Pivirotto and Emily Suvanvej, animation by Eddie Phan and Hayeon Kim.

INTENT

A legacy brand, House Beautiful had intentions to modernize for the millenial era. In re-branding, a more vibrant color palette, partnered with strong typography, sleek illustrations, and relatable animation, helped to bring the brand back to life.

ROLE

Provided art direction for the brand's new identity, overseeing design, illustration, and animation.

CREDITS

Design and illustration by Nicole Pivirotto and Emily Suvanvej, animation by Eddie Phan and Hayeon Kim.

INTENT

A legacy brand, House Beautiful had intentions to modernize for the millenial era. In re-branding, a more vibrant color palette, partnered with strong typography, sleek illustrations, and relatable animation, helped to bring the brand back to life.

ROLE

Provided art direction for the brand's new identity, overseeing design, illustration, and animation

CREDITS

Design and illustration by Nicole Pivirotto & Emily Suvanvej, animation by Eddie Phan & Hayeon Kim.

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All Out

FITNESS APP

All Out

FITNESS APP

All Out

FITNESS APP

All Out

FITNESS APP

INTENT

App identity for fitness and lifestyle brand called All Out Studios.

ROLE

Logo design and visual identity, art direction for motion.

CREDITS

Motion design by Eric Rosati.

INTENT

App identity for fitness and lifestyle brand called All Out Studios.

ROLE

Logo design and visual identity, art direction for motion.

CREDITS

Motion design by Eric Rosati.

INTENT

App identity for fitness and lifestyle brand called All Out Studios.

ROLE

Logo design and visual identity, art direction for motion.

CREDITS

Motion design by Eric Rosati.
 

INTENT

App identity for fitness and lifestyle brand called All Out Studios.

ROLE

Logo design and visual identity, art direction for motion.

CREDITS

Motion design by Eric Rosati.

INTENT

App identity for fitness and lifestyle brand called All Out Studios.

ROLE

Logo design and visual identity, art direction for motion.

CREDITS

Motion design by Eric Rosati. 

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