EDUCATION

Chalmers University of Technology
Industrial Design Engineering
(Goteborg, Sweden)
Master’s Degree

Istanbul Technical University
Industrial Design
(Istanbul, Turkey)
Bachelor’s Degree

SKILLS

Hand / computer sketching
Rhinoceros, Alias Automotive Design
Catia
Showcase, Keyshot, Vray
Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign
After Effects, Balsamiq
Autodesk Sketchbook Designer
MS Office
HTML, CSS (Basic)

LANGUAGES

Turkish (mother tongue)
English (fluent)
Swedish (learning)

INTERESTS

Basketball, tennis, cinema,
digital art, chess, word games

WORK EXPERIENCE

Apr 14 – recent / i3tex AB – Gothenburg / full-time

Developing user interface for medical devices.

Mar 13 – Aug 13 / Enthoven Associates – Antwerp / Internship

Assigned to various design projects to develop ideas for international clients.

Sep 12 – Mar 13 / Grohe AG – Dusseldorf / Internship

Joined to the Best Design Team of 2011 (Red Dot) for a six months internship period to develop sanitary fittings ideas.

Feb 12 – Jul 12 / Volvo Cars – Gothenburg / Thesis

Completed a master thesis project on “Acceptance of reflections from high gloss surfaces in vehicle interior”

Apr 10 – Jan 11 / Elektropak- Istanbul / full-time

Worked as industrial designer & stylist with an experienced team which develops home appliances for local and global markets.

Oct 08 – present / Akin Bacioglu Design Factory / freelance

Involved in product design and brand identity projects for different companies around the world.

AWARDS and PUBLICATIONS

Oct 13   The winning Interface Design Project in Karel VOIP Mobile App Contest

Jul 11    Stack school desk won special mention in Perm Furniture Design Competition (Russia)

Jan 11    Dustroyer vacuum cleaner was produced by Homend home appliances company in Turkey

Oct 09    I Love H cravate pattern design selected as finalist in Les cravates par Hermes design competition among 6133 designs.

Apr 09    Also armchair was published in MDdesign magazine (Germany)

Nov 08   Also armchair was published in Abitare design magazine (Italy)

Jun 08    Also armchair won special mention in Promosedia International Design Competition

Mar 08   Also armchair won 2nd price in 1st National Furniture Design Competition

Sep 06   ID sunglasses design won third prize in Radical Movements Design Competition

Sep 05    Kisstanbul tshirt graphic design was selected in design workshop and produced by Mavi Jeans It is in the market since February 2006.

Nov 04   Active packaging design was exhibited in MEdesign International Design Fair in Italy. (2nd grade school project)