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Meet Sungwoo Chun of ADPOP Design

Today we’d like to introduce you to Sungwoo Chun.

Sungwoo, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
I am the Chief Executive Officer of ADPOP Design.

I grew up in DaeGu, South Korea, where I studied and applied design and various other work ethics and experiences. My wife, Jenny Chun, and I decided to move to the United States for better opportunities and a brighter future. As first-generation Korean American, I faced various challenges and had to learn to adjust to new surroundings lifestyle. Even though there are language and cultural barriers, my goal to pursue a career in the design field motivated me to successfully run a remarkable firm such as ADPOP.

I bring nearly 15 years of graphic design and printing experiences, along with background in leadership, to ADPOP Design. Prior to joining the company with Jenny, the founder of ADPOP Design, I was the executive creative director at NewsKorea, the most popular Korean-American newspaper company in the DFW area.

Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
Struggles are unavoidable when people come together and work as a team. Conflicts can be caused by contrasting opinions and personalities, or uneven communications. Out of these challenges, I believe the latter struggle is the hardest and requires the most effort from all members of the team. In order to overcome these conflicts, Jenny and I introduced a four-step job process which will successfully get the work done. The work process flow starts with Contact, which initiates project development, and moves onto Design to generate the appropriate layout and composition. After design comes Production to execute all deliverables, and lastly, closing completes the process with successful business transaction. Every step is essential in developing successful designs.

Please tell us about ADPOP Design.
Since its initial launch 6 years ago, ADPOP Design has been an iconic design and printing company in the DFW area. We provide competitive quality and budget fitting designs, as well as products for our clients. ADPOP Design helps more than a thousand clients, ranging from small businesses to multicultural organizations such as Samsung SDS, LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association), Dallas Korean Festival, Korean Festival in Houston by KASH (Korean American Society of Houston), SamMoon, SURA Korean BBQ, Café Mozart, and many more. ADPOP Design specializes in graphic design, brand identity, printing services, professional signs and banners, and web design/development.

Because ADPOP Design sincerely believes in the importance and the significance of design, we deliberately approach the responsibilities of designing our clients’ businesses. Hard work alone does not generate the essence of success-driven attributes — It is the compatibility and perfect harmony between creativity and consumer needs, and ADPOP Design is fully ready to provide exactly that. Our creativity and work ethics are what our clients can truly ride and depend on for their exciting futures.

So, what’s next? Any big plans?
ADPOP Design has plans to grow and increase revenues and influences in DFW area. A couple goals for the future include but not limited to: opening another location in Carrollton for the business expansion, targeting new markets, promoting new products for e-commerce business and web design development, establishing strong network with professionals and local business and contribute our skills to the local community, and reaching out to clients worldwide based on competence and professionalism. ADPOP Design also cares about our employees. We promote the best working environment possible, and support them to realize their full potential and abilities. We always aim for the best so that our clients receive the 100% satisfaction on our final designs and products.

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Adpop, Inc.

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