Cagri Yurtbasi, Designer in London, United Kingdom
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Cagri Yurtbasi

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Designer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
May 16, 2019

Cagri is a multidisciplinary designer based in London with more than ten years of experience, focusing primarily on product design, design systems, and high-fidelity prototyping. He is currently working at R/GA London as a senior visual designer focusing on systems projects such as eCommerce websites and fintech apps.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Senior Visual Designer

2018 - PRESENT
R/GA
  • Set up multiple design systems for an industry leading telecom company's e-commerce projects.
  • Created numerous high fidelity prototypes for e-commerce and fin-tech projects that can be viewed and interacted.
  • Designed a user interface and interaction principles for TV OS.
  • Set up designs systems for an iOS app and a call center UI for an industry leading bank in Turkey.
  • Hosted an online workshop for our client's design studio where I taught how to use design softwares and setting up design systems.
Technologies: Zeplin, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Principle, Sketch

Ambassador of Turkey

2017 - 2019
Sketch
  • Organized, as a team, the first two official meetups in Turkey in July and October 2017.
  • Created a meetup channel called Design and Prototyping that now has over 1,000 members from the design community in Turkey.
  • Set up a private workshop for Akbank Design Studio, talking about Sketch and other design systems in November 2018.
  • Attended as a speaker to an official Sketch meetup in Izmir, Turkey (December 2018); talked about creating and maintaining design systems throughout large ecosystems using Sketch.
Technologies: Sketch

Freelance Senior Visual Designer

2016 - 2018
Oktopeople
  • Developed an entire design ecosystem for a fintech company that includes branding, mobile apps, and responsive websites.
  • Designed websites for multiple startups.
  • Created logos and new brand identities for multiple startups.
  • Designed a fully responsive website and mobile apps for Android and iPhone for one of the largest fashion companies in Turkey.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Zeplin, InVision, Principle, Sketch

Lead UI/UX Designer

2015 - 2018
-99 Design Studio
  • Designed responsive eCommerce websites for industry-leading fashion, technology, and cosmetic brands in Turkey.
  • Managed a small team of four designers.
  • Helped the team work more efficiently and adapt to new technologies.
  • Hosted the first two ever official Sketch meetups in Turkey and conducted workshops with more than 100 designers on designing and prototyping.
  • Created multiple high-fidelity prototypes for both our clients and experimental purposes to have real-life experience before the actual product release.
  • Designed eCommerce apps (iPhone and iPad) for fashion and tech brands in Turkey.
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Zeplin, Principle, InVision, Sketch
2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Advertising

Kocaeli University - Kocaeli, Turkey

Tools

Sketch, Principle, Figma, Photoshop CC 2019, Illustrator CC, InVision, Zeplin, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

Platforms

iOS, Android, MacOS

Industry Expertise

Fashion

Other

eCommerce, Responsive UI, Visual Design, Prototyping, Wireframing, Design Systems, Fintech, Branding, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Credit Cards, iOS App Design, Design Principles, Iconography, Web Design, User Flows, UX Design, Instagram

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