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Andrew Kim (Fed)

Visual Information Specialist, CHIPS for America

Andy Kim is the CHIPS for America Visual Information Specialist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He is the branding and design manager of the CHIPS for America visual identity and serves as the design quality check and approval SME for all CHIPS for America branded design materials. His mission is to create and maintain one unified visual identity across all CHIPS for America products and to ensure that the visual brand is accurately portrayed.

Before joining NIST, Andy was as an IT Specialist Business Analyst at the Department of Transportation under the Office of the Secretary of Transportation’s OCIO Applications and Digital Solutions Web Team. He provided web project management, oversight, acquisitions, and contracting-related support. In addition, Andy introduced business process improvement solutions for the Digital Communications Office through the creation of multiple SharePoint sites, training videos, and power automations that enhanced the efficiency and effectiveness of the team’s daily workflows. Before USDOT, Andy served as a Multimedia Specialist for the Department of Defense’s Defense Information Systems Agency under the Office of the Chief of Staff’s Visual Information (VI) Branch. As the Design and Layout Team Lead, he provided graphics support to senior leadership and led the design work for Public Affairs Office Tiger Team projects. He also spearheaded internal VI Branch projects to modernize the customer experience for requesting VI support, gathering requirements, and managing and tracking the status of projects.

In his 14 years prior to joining the federal workforce, Andy held roles as a Creative Manager, Lead Graphics and Webmaster, Trainer, Desktop Publisher, and Web Designer for different private sector companies. He provided design and branding support to C-suite and senior leadership of various organizations and federal agencies including the Army Civilian Human Resources Agency, the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Park Service, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Andy received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Studio (with a concentration in Graphic Art) from the University of Maryland at College Park and is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (DC chapter).

Created August 1, 2023, Updated March 18, 2024