Dami Lee is a Seoul-born, New York-based artist and writer. She is the author of Be Everything At Once (Chronicle Books, 2018) a comic collection illustrating her time growing up as an immigrant kid in Texas, her experience with reverse culture shock returning to Korea as an adult, and misunderstandings about basic human interactions. Described as a work “that’s both whimsically humorous but also speaks to contemporary awareness of globalism and identity”(Art Attack Podcast), it was recognized as one of YALSA’s 2019 Great Graphic Novels for Teens.

Dami is the creator of As Per Usual, a twice-weekly comic published on Webtoon from 2016-2021, and the illustrator of Hot Comics for Cool People, syndicated on GoComics. 

Previously, she was a tech journalist at The Verge, covering emerging technology, internet culture, and social networks. She has also worked as a translator for video games and webtoons, and finds joy in bringing Korean culture to global audiences.

Dami’s work has appeared in Los Angeles Times, New Yorker, Washington Post, Slate, Refinery29, BuzzFeed, and Cosmopolitan. She enjoys working in various mediums, which include creating augmented reality experiences for Nickelodeon and Crunchyroll. In addition to working with brands like Clip Studio Paint, ThredUp, and Acer, Dami has also contributed work to community groups like Rewriting Extinction, Asian-American Writers’ Workshop, and Korean American Artists’ Collective.