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About Gizem Oncu : Gizem majored in industrial design in METU in Ankara, Turkey in honors list. Through her studio courses and several internships, she undertook design projects in various fields such as electrical appliances, furniture, outdoor, household products and graphic design, also collaborative and participatory works with international and national companies and associations. In addition, she believes that multidisciplinary work is an essential part of design process. Being a designer requires being able to work well in a group, accept differences and make use of them.
STATEMENT OF ART:
My motivation to design is to work with passion, to create daily life tools, to focus on devoloping better experience and to aim for making lives easier and tasteful.

ORGANIZATION:
Middle East Technical University

EDUCATION:
2015, Industrial Design, Middle East Technical University, ANKARA/TURKEY

EXPERIENCE:
2016-Presents, User Experience Designer, Garanti Tekenoloji, ISTANBUL/TURKEY
2014, Design Intern, Tasarim Ussu (Design Office), ISTANBUL/TURKEY
2014, Industrial Design Intern, PepsiCo, ISTANBUL/TURKEY
2013, Product Design Intern, Arcelik Group, ANKARA/TURKEY

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2015, "Graduation Projects Exhibition", The Culture and Convention Center of Middle East Technical University, ANKARA/TURKEY

EVENTS:
2013, Alumni Member of Organization Team, Occupy Marmaris - EESTEC LC ANKARA, MARMARIS/TURKEY
2012, Member of Organization Team, Robot Design Workshop - METU Design Society, ANKARA/TURKEY
2011, Member or Organization Team, Global Gam Jam - METU IEEE, ANKARA/TURKEY
2010, Member of Organization Team, Above Us Only Sky - EESTEC LC ANKARA, ANKARA/TURKEY

AWARDS:
2015, Nominated to prize, World Design Impact Prize, MONTREAL/ QUEBEC.
2015, Semifinalist, Red Dot Design Award, ESSEN, GERMANY.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Turkish (Native)
English (Fluent)
Italian (Intermediate)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Windows Operating Systems (Expert)
Office Applications (Expert)
Adobe Photoshop (Advanced)
Adobe Lightroom (Intermadiate)
Adobe Illustrator (Advanced)
Adobe InDesign (Intermediate)
Rhinoceros 3D (Expert)
3Ds Max (Intermediate)
Key Shot (Expert)
Unity 3D (Intermediate)
PIC Basic (Intermediate)
Just in Mind (Beginner)
Axure (Beginner)

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
UX Camp’15 – Userspots Co., Istanbul, TURKEY (2015)
Terracotta Workshop on Living Surfaces – TETÖP Anatolian University, Eskisehir, TURKEY (2013)
Robot Design Training – METU Design Society, Ankara, TURKEY (2013)
Using PIC Basic, Software Writing Courses - METU Design Society, Ankara, TURKEY (2013)
Creative Thinking Workshop with Dr. Hakan Gürsu – TETÖP METU, Ankara, TURKEY (2012)
Radiobroadcasting Training – METU Radio Society, Ankara, TURKEY (2011)
Vocal Training – Ankara Polyphonic Music Association (1996 – 2010)
Üniversiteye Doğru (Engineering Camp) – Bilkent IEEE (2008)
Acting Training – Students of Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory (2007)
Drawing and Plastic Arts Training – Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture, Art Galleries, Ankara, TURKEY (2000)
Junior Volleyball Team Training – Gazi University (2000)
Tennis Training – Gazi University (1998)
Sculpture Training – Dinçay Öz Sculpture Workshop (1997)
Chess Tactics Training – Pre-School of Ziraat Bank (1997)

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2014, METU Classical Turkish Music Club, ANKARA/Turkey
2011, TETÖP [Turkey Industrial Design Students Platform] ANKARA/TURKEY
2011, METU Design Society, ANKARA/TURKEY
2011, METU Architecture Club, ANKARA/TURKEY
2011, METU Radio Society, ANKARA/TURKEY
2010, EESTEC LC Ankara ANKARA/TURKEY
2010, METU IEEE ANKARA/TURKEY

HOBBIES:
Digital Art, Design Management, Drawing, Cinematography, Short Movie Shooting, Music, Plastic Arts, Visual Arts, Digital Photography, Experimental Photography, Dance, Cooking.

WEB SITE:
gizemoncu.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://issuu.com/gizem.oncu/docs/design_portfolio_
of_gizem_oncu

RSS URL:
http://gizemoncu.com/

REGISTRATION DATE:
2015-02-06 03:32:44

COUNTRY:
Turkey

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Young

Awards received by Gizem Oncu


Vitalink Smart Glove

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Wearable Technologies Design Category in 2015
Gizem Oncu for Gizemoncu

Runner-Up status designs by Gizem Oncu


Stretta Nut-Cracker

Runner-Up for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category in 2015
Gizem Oncu for Gizemoncu

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