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About Ufuk Bircan Özkan : Ufuk Bircan Özkan is an award-winning industrial designer from Bursa/Turkey, who has been giving industrial design services in Turkey since he graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Design in 2009. He has won A'Design Awards in 2013 with Vital Modular Buffet and in 2014 with wooden game BlindBox. He had designed products for market-leading brands including Burosit, Evinoks and Grammer. For more information please visit www.ufuboid.blogspot.com
STATEMENT OF ART:
Design is the study of satisfaction.

ORGANIZATION:
Inova Otomotiv

EDUCATION:
2009, Industrial Design, METU, ANKARA/TURKEY

EXPERIENCE:
2016-Present, Industrial Designer, Inova Otomotiv, BURSA/TURKEY
2013-2016, Industrial Designer, Grammer A.Ş., BURSA/TURKEY
2011-2013, Industrial Designer, Evinoks Servis Ekipmanlari San. Tic. A.S., BURSA/TURKEY

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2009, "Süpra", METU ID Graduation Projects Exhibition, ANKARA/TURKEY.
2012, "Vital", "PEB511", Anfaş Hotel Equpiments Expo, ANTALYA/TURKEY.
2012, "Vital", "PEB511", Hostech by TUSİD Expo - Hospitality Technologies Exhibition, ISTANBUL/TURKEY.
2013, "Vital", Product Design Days, CHENNAI/INDIA.
2013, "Vital", About Design, GDANSK/POLAND.
2013, "Vital", MOOD, COMO/ITALY.
2014, "ErgoFeet", OIB Automotive Design Contest Exhibition, BURSA/TURKEY.
2014, "BlindBox", MOOD, COMO/ITALY.
2014, "Passenger Seats", IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014, 65th IAA International Motor Show - Commercial Vehicles, HANNOVER/GERMANY.
2014, "BlindBox", Master of Design - Chengdu Design Week, CHENGDU/CHINA.
2014, "ErgoFeet", Türkiye İnovasyon Haftası Sergisi (Turkey Innovation Week), ISTANBUL/TURKEY

AWARDS:
2013, A'Design Award, A'Design Award & Competitions, ITALY (Vital, for Evinoks)
2014, A'Design Award, A'Design Award & Competitions, ITALY (BlindBox)
2014, Runner-Up, A'Design Award & Competitions, ITALY (ErgoFeet, for Grammer A.S.)
2014, 3rd Place in Ergonomy Category, Automotive Component Design Contest, Bursa/TURKEY (ErgoFeet)

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Turkish (Native), English (Advanced), German (Beginner)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Rhinoceros, Expert.
T-Splines, Expert.
Solidworks, Fundamental Awareness.
3Ds Max, Fundamental Awareness.
AutoCAD, Fundamental Awareness.

Neon, Expert.
V-Ray for Rhino, Advanced.
Keyshot, Advanced.

Adobe Photoshop, Expert.
GIMP, Expert.
Autodesk Sketchbook Pro, Intermediate.

Microsoft Office, Expert

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2011, "Presenter", JCI (Junior Chamber International), BURSA/TURKEY.
2015, "Fundamentals of Automotive Design ", Isik University, ISTANBUL/TURKEY.
2015, "Advanced Automotive Design", Isik University, ISTANBUL/TURKEY.
2015, "Making a Difference with Innovation", BEBKA, BURSA/TURKEY.
2015, "Competitive Strategies and Design Management", BEBKA, BURSA/TURKEY.
2015, "User Oriented Design", BEBKA, BURSA/TURKEY.
2016, "Debating and Speech Giving",JCI (Junior Chamber International), BURSA/TURKEY.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2012, Industrial Designers' Society of Bursa, BURSA/TURKEY
2015, Industrial Designers' Society of Turkey, ANKARA/Turkey

HOBBIES:
Scale model cars

CLIENTELE:
2009, Burosit, 3D modeling of various sofas
2013, Burosit, Facelifting study for Enpedal

WEB SITE:
http://www.ufuboid.blogspot.com/

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://www.ufuboid.blogspot.com/

RSS URL:
http://ufuboid.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?al
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REGISTRATION DATE:
2013-03-12 02:45:35

COUNTRY:
Turkey

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Ufuk Bircan Özkan


Blindbox Wooden Game

A' Design Award Winner for Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design Category in 2013
Ufuk Bircan Özkan for Ufuk Bircan Özkan

Runner-Up status designs by Ufuk Bircan Özkan


Ergofeet Footrest For Passenger Seats

Runner-Up for Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design Category in 2013
Ufuk Bircan Özkan for Grammer Koltuk Sistemleri San. Ve Tic. a.Ş

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