Ugur Akdemir

Product and UX/UI Designer Designer

Richmond, United Kingdom
Product and UX/UI Designer Designer with over 20 years of experience. Since 2012, I've been running a design agency "Lemonat" helping businesses to translate their ideas and goals into attractive, informative, and user-friendly websites and mobile applications.

I deliver new ideas and innovative solutions with a holistic approach to your business.

Work Experience

Lemonat Studio

Creative Director / UI & UX Designer / Owner

Managing all operations in business and leading a team of six consisting of designers and developers.
Designing and developing new interfaces, creative concepts, and platforms for mid and large-scale clients.
Productively worked with a large set of companies such as; Greenpeace, Turkcell, Findeks (Credit Bureau), BMW, Volvo, Yemeksepeti, Migros, LCWaikiki, Maxmara, Mavi, Beymen, etc.
January 2012 - Turkey

Vendigo

Product UI & UX Designer (Contractor)

Collaborated with the Product Development group to design and implement a highly interactive, data-intensive web application for home improvement professionals.

• Created and optimised complex user flows.
• Developed intuitive and engaging user experiences for the product.
• Designed visual mockups/prototypes from wireframes and delivered
final design production-ready assets for development.
• Produced high-quality user interfaces and visual designs – from
concept to launch on responsive web applications.
• Developed HTML-based interactive prototypes that have been used as
a demo of sale processes.
• Designed, developed and managed the company’s website.
2018 - 2020 United Kingdom

CreativeHub.io By Printspace

Product UI & UX Designer (Contractor)

Created user-centred designs for a new enterprise platform, Creative- hub, with careful consideration of business requirements, user feed- back, and usability findings.
Designed and developed interaction flows, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes for software and mobile applications.
Developed and maintained an evolving set of design patterns and style guidelines.
Collaborated closely with the product owner and software engineers.
Produced Shopify e-commerce themes for the platform’s online shop.
Designed, developed and managed the platform’s corporate website.
2017 - 2018 London, United Kingdom

Freelance

Mobile UI Designer

Creating user experience and user interface design for mobile applications and websites for clients. Creating new digital marketing ideas for clients. Leading production & design processes for the projects of clients.
2009 - January 2012 Turkey

V For Viral

Lead Designer

2009 - 2011 Istanbul, Turkey

Wanda Digital

Art Director

Creating user experience and user interface design for mobile applications and websites for local and global clients. Creating brand identities and guidelines for clients. Creating new digital marketing ideas for clients. Lead production & design processes for the projects of clients.
2007 - 2009 Turkey

Bir Reklam Ajansı

Interactive Department Lead

Supervising design and development teams for establishing a digital department in the agency. Leading the production & design processes of the client projects. Running client meetings and interviews along with project management.
2006 - 2007 Istanbul, Turkey

Bir Reklam Ajansı

Web Designer

Designing and Developing websites and multimedia presentations.
Designing brand identities and print advertisements.
2004 - 2006 Turkey

Bildes Teknoloji

Jr. Webmaster

Designing and developing websites and online advertisements for clients.
2002 - 2004 Turkey

Education

Anadolu University

Business Administration

Eskişehir, Turkey

Languages

English (Fluent),
Turkish (Native),

Awards

Altın Örümcek

Bir Reklam Ajansı

2005

Interactive Media Awards (IMA)

Outstanding Achivement - Banking ( Yapi Kredi Bank Website)

2008

3M Best Practice

En hızlı kim

2008

Interactive Media Awards (IMA)

Outstanding Achievement - Nonprofit ( Greenpeace - Direct Dialogue)

2008

Altın Örümcek

Non-Profit Website ( Ben de Gemideyim )

2008

Altın Örümcek

Online Banking ( Yapi Kredi Bank )

2008

Cannes Lions

Shortlisted ( Greenpeace - Seyfi Solukal )

2009

WOMMA

Gold Integration Award - (Greenpace Fake Candidate )

2009

Kristal Elma

Best integrated campaign ( Greenpeace - Seyfi Solukal / Fake Candidate)

2009

Interactive Media Awards (IMA)

Best In Class ( Komili Website )

2009

Kristal Elma

Multiple channel campaigns ( Greenpeace - Seyfi Solukal / Fake Candidate)

2009

Golden Drum

Shortlisted - Mixed media and interactive media ( Greenpeace Seyfi Solukal )

2009

Mediacat Felis

Best Multiple Media ( Greenpeace Seyfi Solukal )

2009

Mediacat Felis

Best Nonprofit ( Greenpeace Seyfi Solukal )

2009

Altın Örümcek

Product Website - ( Komili )

2010

Interactive Media Awards (IMA)

Outstanding Achievement - Events ( Hayatı Doldur Website)

2010

Interactive Media Awards (IMA)

Outstanding Achievement - Blog (I Lovve Nuclear Blog)

2010

WOMMA

Bronze Social Media Award ( Greenpeace - I Lovve Nuclear Project )

2010

Mediacat Felis

Best Nonprofit ( Greenpeace - I lovve Nuclear )

2010

Mediacat Felis

Best Nonprofit ( Greenpeace - Seninki Kaç Santim )

2011

Kristal Elma

Best Viral Campaign ( Greenpeace - Seninki Kaç Santim )

2011

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, App Design, Art Direction, CSS, Figma, Flinto, Git, Graphic Design, HTML5, Hubspot , Icon Design, Interaction Design, InVision, JavaScript, Keynote , Logo Design, Marvel, Mobile Design, PHP, Project Management, Sketch, Software Design, SQL, UI Prototyping, User Experience Design, User Flows, User Interface Design, Webflow, Wireframing, Woocommerce, WordPress, Zeplin,

Expertise

# User Experience Design ( 12 yr )
# User Interface Design ( 14 yr )
# Graphic Design ( 14 yr )
# Logo Design ( 8 yr )
# Digital Product & Service Design ( 10 yr )
# Front-End Development ( 10 yr )
# Back-End Web Development ( 5 yr )
# Mobile Applications ( 7 yr )
# SAAS Applications ( 10 yr )
# Financial Applications ( 8 yr )
# E-Commerce Applications ( 8 yr )
# Shopify Platform ( 2 yr )
# Wordpress Development ( 8 yr )
# Motion Graphics ( 6 yr )
# Project Management ( 8 yr )
# Business Management ( 4 yr )
# Content Management Systems ( 8 yr )
# Analytics ( 4 yr )