Mert Acik, Designer in Istanbul, Turkey
Mert Acik

Designer in Istanbul, Turkey

Member since June 18, 2020
Mert has delivered various UI/UX designs to design agencies, R&D firms, and corporates, including national and international corporations like Vodafone. He's led projects and worked within an Agile methodology. Apart from crafting superb UI and UX designs, Mert has also managed the UX process and UI-structure strategy 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


Digital Design


  • Product Designer

    2022 - PRESENT
    • Designed flows and screens for the corporate mobile banking app of First Abu Dhabi Bank.
    • Built end-to-end prototypes for a corporate mobile banking app.
    • Created and updated design system components for a corporate mobile banking app.
    Technologies: Figma, Miro
  • Lead UX Architect

    2020 - 2022
    • Owned global user experience standards and consistency of all products under Afiniti.
    • Mentored designers and took an active role in the recruitment process of the team.
    • Built a component library for the UX designers at the company.
    • Designed a product and design system website for internal uses.
    • Constructed wireframes and mockups that are presented to potential customers.
    Technologies: Figma, Jira, Miro, Product Design, Sketching, Web App Design, Web App UX, Web App UI, Dashboard Design, User Experience (UX), UX, Design, Wireframing, Responsive Design, UX Flows, Design Thinking, Ideation, User Journeys, User Journey Maps, Web Design, Design Systems, Responsive Web Design (RWD)


  • 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


  • UX Certified, Interaction Design Specialty
    Nielsen Norman Group



Istanbul, Turkey

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