Born in Seoul, Republic of Korea and raised in Toronto, Canada. He discovered his talent in music and fine art early in life. He started a career in the areas of graphic design and multimedia development after university and college. Throughout his career, he has worked for various graphic design firms as a graphic designer and web/multimedia designer. He has successfully led the graphic design and web/multimedia design for demanding accounts such as IBM, TIME Canada, Maclean's Magazine, The Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian Banker, and the Alliance Atlantis Communications.

while working in the graphic design industry for years, Daniel began to follow his other passion, make-up. He began his make-up training in 2000 and he became a make-up artist working in the television, film, stage production and fashion industry. Throughout his career, he learned many different special effects make-up skills such as head and body casting, mold making, fiber glass lamination and prosthetic application.

Throughout the years, his signature style has gained him considerable recognition in the industry. His hard working nature, friendly and professional set etiquette combined with an astute aesthetic, and understanding of the creative process make his integral to a successful shoot. Whether creating clean fresh faces or edgy dramatic beauty or horrifying and photorealistic effects, his work is always flawlessly executed.

He has worked with celebrities such as Ray Liotta, Kevin Zegers, Laura Vandervoort, Victor Garber, Stephen McHattie, Donald Sutherland, Larry Mullen Jr., Carlo Rota, Graham Greene, Tony Nardi, Kate O’Toole, Linda Thorson, Tiffani Amber Thiessen, Rich 'ACE' Franklin, Bruce Greenwood, Stephen Rea, Kathleen Robertson, Maury Chaykin, Jason Mewes, Gina Gershon, Jake Busey, Fairuza Balk, Joe Mantegna, Daryl Hannah, James McGowan, James Van Der Beek, Lou Diamond Phillips, Lukas Haas, Emily Hampshire, Kathleen Quinlan, Ingrid Kavelaars, Hannah Lochner, Billy Zane, Tom Sizemore, Dominique Swain, M.J. Colburn, Kristy Swanson, Greg Bryk, Jennifer Beals, Michael Madsen, David Carradine, Julian Richings, Natalie Brown, Deborah O’Dell, Ron Perlman, Amy Ciupak Lalonde, Edward Furlong, Robert Englund, Lina Giornofelice, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Krista Sutton, Alison Pill, Jessica Greco, and the list goes on.

Daniel has continually working as a freelance web/graphic designer and make-up artist for film, television, stage production, fashion and editorial.