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Industrial Designer / Creative Director
I am an industrial designer with wide experience in graphic design, creative work and art direction, currently working as a design consultant in the company I founded with my partner which is the unique design souvenir shop for the city of Izmir. I am currently working in Oman as a Creative Design lecturer in German University of Technology in Oman.
YASEMIN TEKMEN + 968 95 32 06 10 + 90 532 746 69 93 firstname.lastname@example.org www.yasemintekmen.com www.izmiriz.com EDUCATION Middle East Technical University (METU), Department of Industrial Design Master Degree (CGPA 3.75) Ankara Turkey (2003 - 2007) Middle East Technical University (METU), Department of Industrial Design Bachelor Degree (CGPA 2.96) Ankara Turkey (1996 - 2002) AWARDS 'Pembynin Hazin Yasami' 28. IFSAK National Short Film Competition Istanbul : 1. award in Animation Film 2006 Uzundere Recreation Project Competition Izmir Konak Municipality Honorable mention 2006 Ican Pepsi Sculpture and Graphic Design Finalist 2005 Cimsa Street Furniture Design Competition Istanbul: 3. award 2001 LANGUAGE Turkish Native speaker English Fluent Indonesian Intermediate Spanish Intermediate French Beginner Italian Beginner COMPUTER SKILLS can both use PC and Mac Microsoft Office Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Fireworks Adobe Flash Rhinoceros + Flamingo Freehand CorelDraw EXPERIENCE Creative Design Lecturer German University of Technology in Oman (September 2010 - ) Instructor College of Applied Sciences Design Department Nizwa Oman (October 2009 - August 2010 ) Industrial Designer / Founder Associate Izmiriz / Izmir (December 2008 - ) Part-time Instructor Izmir University of Economics / Izmir (February - June 2009) Creative Director / Founder Associate Zum Tasarým / Izmir (August 2006- September 2009) Assistantship Turkiye Aesthetic Conference Middle East Technical University / Ankara November 2006 Research Assistant Izmir University of Economics Faculty of Fine Arts and Design / Ýzmir August 2005 - November 2006 Given Courses: Basic Art and Design I-II Industrial Design Studio III-IV Model Making Freelance Graphic Designer / Ankara January – December 2005 Photographer Image / Holland America Line / USA August - December 2004 WORKSHOPS New Year Tree Design Address Ýstanbul / ETMK / Istanbul November 2007 6th International Interaction Design Workshop Young Instructor Training Program 'Design as Seeing as Thinking' Kadir Has University / Istanbul February 2006 Designing recycle garbage container for Istanbul Municipality / ETMK / Istanbul June 2005 Paper making SanART / Middle East Technical University / Ankara May 2002 TRAININGS Participated to Design Management Seminar Istanbul Technical University / Istanbul 2008 Participated to Architecture Week Izmir Chamber of Architects / Izmir 2007 Occupational Safety, Teamwork, Sexual Harassment, Environmental Policy Trainings Holland America Line / USA 2004 First Aid Training Middle East Technical University Lifeguarding and First Aid Society / Ankara 1997 Basic Camping, Winter Camping, Rock Climbing, Leadership Trainings Middle East Technical University Mountaineering and Winter Sports Club / Ankara 1996-2003 PUBLICATIONS 'Design to Remember' Radikal, Design Newspaper / Istanbul 10 April 2009 'Get It Before Consumed' XXI, Number 71 / Istanbul October 2008 'A House in each Port' XXI, Number 70 / Istanbul September 2008 'Architectural Humour' XXI, Number 68 /Istanbul June 2008 'An Analysis of the Evolution of Multifunctional Kitchen Mixing Tools' Master Thesis, Industrial Design Department Middle East Technical University / Ankara January 2007 'Design and Evolution' Design History Society Delft University of Technology Faculty of Industrial Design / Holland September 2006 'A Corner of My Ankara' Ankaralý Gezginler III / Ankara June 2007 'Datca Palamutbuku' Ankaralý Gezginler II / Ankara December 2006 'Design in Indonesia' Maison Français / Istanbul Aralýk 2003 EXHIBITIONS 'Container Cruise Project' London Festival of Architecture / UK London June 2008 'Karmançorman' Kargart Video Festival / Istanbul March 2008 Mix Photography Exhibition Ankaralý Gezginler Center of Contemporary Arts / Ankara November 2007 'Air Land Water' Nature Photography Exhibition (for the benefit of TEMA) Konak Pier / Izmir April 2007 'Pemby s Sorrowful Life' Kargart Video Festival / Istanbul December 2006 Mix Photography Exhibition Ankaralý Gezginler Center of Contemporary Arts / Ankara December 2006 Dia Show 'Traveling through Europe' AlTango Dance Studio / Izmir December 2006 Selcuk University S. D. Cultural Center Fine Art Faculties Mixed Exhibition / Konya May 2005 Dia Show 'From Alaska to Miami with a ship' METU Faculty of Architecture / Ankara May 2005 3rd International Student Triennial Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts / Istanbul July 2003 INTERESTS Traveling, learning about different cultures, photography, writing, ceramics, mountaineering, swimming, yoga, dance ABROAD EXPERIENCE Austria, Indonesia, USA (Miami, Alaska), Mexico, East Caribbean (Bahamas, St Thomas, Half Moon Cay, Dominica), Columbia, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Netherlands, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Canada, India, Denmark, Sweden, Nepal, UAE, Thailand
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