Angestellt, Director UX Design, IBM Corporation
New York, United States of America
Professional experience for Emre Kavlakoglu
Current 11 years and 9 months, since Oct 2011
Director UX Design
As an accomplished design director, I am excited to apply my wealth of expertise and creativity to your organization. I have earned a reputation for innovative thinking and strategic approach, with a passion for delivering exceptional design solutions. My expertise in branding, digital design, and user experience is backed by a proven track record of success. As a collaborator, I build strong relationships with clients and I am excited at the opportunity to bring my expertise to make a meaningful impact.
Current 16 years and 5 months, since Feb 2007
Specializing in digital engagement, to help clients create a compelling and engaging digital presence by promoting their brands and business through digital media. Developed and executed global brand solutions, marketing and sales materials from conceptualization through completion including catalogs, magazines, ad campaigns, direct mail, brochures, tradeshow posters and signage, promotional items, product logos, editorial work, conference materials and presentations.
1 year and 3 months, Dec 2005 - Feb 2007
Global Marketing Director
Connect II Meet, Inc.
Responsible for performing product management, marketing, sales and business development activities including pricing and contract negotiation. Worked closely with engineering on long-term product strategy, roadmap and market requirements. Managed development of new business opportunities in the media and entertainment vertical, including developing alliances, partnerships, and reseller relationships with other service providers.
1 year and 2 months, Dec 2003 - Jan 2005
Director of Creative Services
Developed web 2.0 based print ordering system with automated production workflow solution for $5 million print production account of Papa Murphys’ Pizza, Vancouver, WA based franchise.
3 years and 1 month, Dec 2000 - Dec 2003
Executive Creative Director
Hypovereinsbank, NY - HVB Group
Developed strategic planning and marketing for online FX currency trade platform www.hvbmarkets.com. Enabled cross-enterprise teams to build and manage collaborative relationships with customers, partners and suppliers via Polycom’s video conferencing system and Documentum/eRoom. Served globally as technical lead and single point of contact for Documentum/eRoom projects building/integrating on the Documentum/eRoom platform; including responses to technical issues and information on best practices.
4 years and 2 months, Dec 1995 - Jan 2000
Senior Design Director
TBWA Worldwide\Chiat Day
Creative and project management responsibility for creative department including concept development, content creation, design and production (animation, copy writing, illustration, music/effects, visual design, IA and code). Visual, interaction, editorial design and production responsibilities for web and kiosk projects. Clients included: Apple, Nissan, Absolut Vodka, Chivas Regal, Glenlivet, Phillip Morris, Evian, Nivea, Wonderbra, NYNEX, Citibank, Sporting News, webstreet.com, Barnes&Noble.com.
Educational background for Emre Kavlakoglu
3 years and 10 months, Sep 1979 - Jun 1983
Hornsey School of Arts / Middlessex University, London, England
The Middlesex University campus at Cat Hill was formerly the site of Hornsey College of Art. 2007 marks the 125th anniversary of the establishment of Hornsey College, which became one of the leading art colleges in the country.