Growing up in sunny California, Joanne Kim has always had an interest in make-up. Trying to figure out her own path after graduating from University of California, Riverside with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, she decided she wanted to pursue Make-Up Artistry. Her first step into the industry was an internship under Studio MM&B. Wanting to further her knowledge in make-up, she attended Make-Up Designory in Los Angeles. Now she freelances; doing various jobs in film, fashion, and editorial. All of these jobs inspire her to pursue the multimedia industry.