Sung Paik joined GM Design in 1986. He has designed, managed and contributed to numerous vehicle design programs, such as GM Global/North America advanced concept and production vehicles for Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Hummer, Pontiac and Saturn.
Internationally, he has worked on global design projects with Opel, Germany and GM Daewoo Design, Korea. Also, he is involved in the GM exhibit and product designs, where he designed the 2010 GM Supplier of the Year Award. Recently, Paik led the redesign of the Epcot Test Track presented by Chevrolet, a design collaboration of GM and Walt Disney Imagineers. Moreover, GM published and displayed Paik’s highly recognized conceptual artworks, which includes GM motorsports future vision, Shanghai Expo 2010, Shanghai new GM Asia headquarter, illustrations for special corporate media events and the GMNA Board Rm. mural artwork. In addition, he had a solo art exhibit at the GM Design Gallery. Paik is also a major contributor for GM Design Education Relations.
Born in Seoul, Korea and raised in New York City, Paik attended H.S. of Art and Design- formally the School of Industrial Art in Manhattan. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cooper Union and holds a Masters in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute.