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Nuray IŞIK KAPUCU Senior Industrial Designer

PROFILE

EXPERIENCE

An innovative, resourceful and result-orientated design professional, with extensive motivation for technological developments. An energetic, positive, openminded team member as well as a dependable person to take responsibility in self oriented projects.

2010- . . . VESTEL White Goods , Manisa, Turkey Industrial Design Expert Responsible for the design of five product groups manucfactured within the company which are refrigerator, washing machine, dishwasher, air conditioner and cooker.Concept on existing products and product ideas to develop innovative, user-friendly designs that attract consumers. Coordinate the look and function of product lines. Responsible lead designer for the design family of brand SHARP in Europe.

ONLINE PORTFOLIO

Primary Responsibilities • Draft sketches and illustrations of potential products or work on enhancing an existing product to make it more appealing to consumers. • Use blueprints, detailed drawings, or computer-aided designs to demonstrate product potential. • Fabricate models using samples. • Revise models according to client specifications. • Research design trends and product limitations. • Work with engineering, marketing, production, and/or sales departments to establish and evaluate design concepts for manufactured products. • Present designs to client for approval. • Test designs in focus groups or surveys. • Perform research on appearance, safety, function, serviceability, budget, production costs/methods, and market characteristics. • Both attending and organising trade shows and exhibitions. • Research cost of production materials and labor to produce product. • Take part in specialist or multidisciplinary team meetings. • Lead junior designers in various design projects. • Travel to production facilities to supervise manufacturers’ efforts. • Create varying visuals for different customers in OEM manufacturing • Create trademarks to appear on advertising materials or company

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PERSONAL Date | Place of birth: 18 | 08 |1984 Haskova | BULGARIA Marital Status: Married Nationality: Turkish & Bulgarian (Double Citizenship)

CONTACT n.isik.n@gmail.com +90 535 4345110 Onur Mah. Salkım Sok No: 8 | 4 Balçova 35330 İzmir | TURKEY

2010

Karl Storz Endoskope, Tuttlingen, Germany Graduation Project for Master Degree

2008

Arnica Senur Household Products , Istanbul, Turkey Graduation Project for Bachelor Degree

2007

Kilit Taşı Design & Arch Office, Istanbul, Turkey Internship

2007

LORENZ Workshop, Milan, Italy Redesign of Lorenz shop Milan


SKILLS

EDUCATION

Rhinoceros

2008-2010

Technical University of Delft (TUDelft), Delft, The Netherlands Master of Science in Integrated Product Design Medisign Specialisation , Graduated as Cum Laude ( GPA 9 | 10)

2003-2010

Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey Bachelor of Industrial Design Graduated as Honour Student (Ranked 5th, GPA 3.19 | 4)

2007 FALL

Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy Erasmus exchange student

2000-2003

Ege College, Izmir, Turkey Full scholarship (Ranked 2nd, GPA 5 | 5)

3ds Max | VRAY Rendering Adobe Creative Suite PTC Creo Parametric MS Office

LANGUAGES

HONORS & AWARDS

Turkish (Native)

2014

Plus X “Design and Ease of Use” Design Award T-Line dishwasher

English

2013

Plus X “Design and Functionality” Design Award Drop Air Conditioner

Italian

2012

Plus X “Ease of Use” Design Award Themis dishwasher

2012

Plus X “Design and Ease of Use” Design Award Gleam Air Conditioner

2012

Plus X “Best Product of the Year” Design Award Gleam Air Conditioner

2012

Reddot Design Award Themis dishwasher

2011

Good Design Award Gleam air conditioner

German French

INTERESTS

PATENTS

• Food blogging www.aboutmykitchen.com

2012

“Soğutucu cihazlar için bir raf düzeneği” Turkey TR201107028 24 | 04 | 2012 Patent for the design of bottle rack of a refrigerator

2012

“Bir soğutucu cihaz” Turkey TR201109215 24 | 04 | 2012 Patent for the design of a foldable bottle rock of a refrigerator

@aboutmykitchen • Running

ORGANIZATIONS 2013-2014 ETMK Industrial Designers Society (ETMK) Head of Industrial Designers Society (ETMK) İzmir Branch

Nuray ISIK KAPUCU CV