Mert Acik, Designer in Istanbul, Turkey
Mert Acik

Designer in Istanbul, Turkey

Member since March 8, 2020
Mert has delivered various UX/UI designs to projects for design agencies, R&D firms, and corporate companies, including global and national corporations like Vodafone. He's led projects and worked within an agile methodology. Apart from crafting superb UX and UI designs, Mert has also managed the strategy for the UX process and UI structure and acted as.a liaison between the tech and business sides of a project to deliver a beautifully designed product.
Mert is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • UX Lead

    2018 - PRESENT
    Vodafone Turkey HQ
    • Led the group UX strategy in Turkey with Vodafone Global.
    • Consulted the stakeholders in order to create business journeys.
    • Led UX workshops and gave courses on UX for the digital tribe.
    • Worked in agile environment with technology teams together.
    • Created growth journeys in web and app, which increased MAU.
    • Designed the new Vodafone app and still working on it. Within the app, users can view their products and details and make transactions.
    • Designed the new responsive landing page of Vodafone Turkey.
    • Designed postpaid mobile and prepaid mobile acquisition journeys.
    • Designed acquisition journeys for SMEs to purchase multiple SIM cards.
    • Designed acquisition journey for customers who want to check infrastructure and purchase home WiFi.
    Technologies: Slack, Craft, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch
  • Digital Experience and Design Supervisor

    2017 - 2018
    Garanti BBVA HQ
    • Briefed and led the design studios and third parties throughout the projects.
    • Consulted the product teams on UX and UI design decisions.
    • Led design workshops such as design thinking and persona creation.
    • Used top methodologies such as card sorting and journey mapping.
    • Designed information architecture, sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, and visuals.
    • Designed the transaction, product, application, and tracking journeys.
    Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Education

  • Master's degree in Design
    2011 - 2012
    Domus Academy - Milano, Italy
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechatronics
    2006 - 2010
    Sabanci University - Istanbul, Turkey
  • High school diploma in Science
    2002 - 2006
    American Collegiate Institute - Izmir, Turkey

Certifications

  • UX Certified, Interaction Design Specialty
    NOVEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    Nielsen Norman Group

Experience

Tools

Location

Istanbul, Turkey

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