Jinna started out in Korea, grew up in New Jersey, and currently lives in Seattle. She spent her formative design years in Washington, D.C. at Auras Design, where she focused on magazines, books, brochures, and reports. At Auras, Jinna played an instrumental role in the launching of [FPO], a magazine about the creative side of making magazines. Following her five years at Auras, Jinna served as senior designer at Influence Marketing, where she focused on quick-turnaround campaigns for the entertainment industry. She served on the board of directors of AIGA Seattle. When not taking on new freelance projects, Jinna enjoys painting and making kimchi.