Özgür Turguner

Özgür Turguner

2018 Senior Art Director & Digital Marketing Consultant at Origin Group
Lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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Master degree in Graphic Design & high level Digital Marketing knowledge with more than 10 years experience in Int. Agencies & Entertainment Sector


  • 2018 Senior Art Director & Digital Marketing Consultant

    Origin Group - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Sales & Marketing
    June 2018 - Now · 6 months

    • Providing services to an interior architecture company for a new Jewelry store project which will be the largest store in Dubai. As a senior graphic designer, I have prepared images, catalogues, indoor and outdoor advertisements of the project.In addition to my graphic designer service, in line with my prior marketing experiences, I have prepared and carried out the social media marketing strategies of the same project. • Providing services to an e-commerce company for the preparation of the logos and ensure advisoryservices for all branding.

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Bach Boutique Hotel Istanbul - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Sales & Marketing
    May 2016 - July 2016 · 3 months

  • Head of Creative

    Yildirim Holding - Istanbul, Turkey

    Sales & Marketing
    May 2016 - June 2018 · 2 years and 2 months

    • Managing 2 Departments: Digital Marketing, Creative Lab. And Total 21 employees • Preparing all marketing and strategic plans for all Companies of Yildirim Group • Yildirim Group is active in 11 sectors, in 21 countries, connect each country Managers and redesign our campaigns for their countries

  • Head of Creative

    Sony Music Entertainment - Istanbul, Turkey

    Sales & Marketing
    September 2010 - May 2016 · 5 years and 9 months

    11.2015 - 05.2016 Head of Creative / Sony Music Entertainment - (Istanbul / Turkey) • Preparing the marketing plans for all brands of SME • Determinating local and international companies and making strategic agreements • Replanning strategies to achieve SME’s goals and profits if it is necessary • Setting goals for the new brands 04.2015 - 05.2016 Creative & Digital Marketing Manager / Sony Music Entertainment - (Istanbul / Turkey) • Preparing online marketing and strategic plans for SME and Day 1 Entertainment • Communicating with local and international companies which are operating in Turkey to make online brand agreements • Replanning strategies to achieve SME and Day 1 Entertainment’s goals and profits if it is necessary • Creating, starting, developing and managing the marketing plans working in coordination with advertising agencies Achievements: o Target: 2 brand & artist contract each year vs. realization of 8 brand & artist contract each year 01.2012 - 04.2015 Senior Art Director & Digital Marketing Manager / Sony Music Entertainment - (Istanbul / Turkey) • Managing a team of 7 internal employees in addition to 6 external outsource teams • Building marketing strategies and plans for Sony Music Entertainment Turkey (SME) and SME artists for the concerts, festivals, events and digital platforms, e.g. Sıla, Gökhan Tepe, Mehmet Erdem. • Developing the mutual projects with global social media platforms (e.g. Youtube, iTunes, Google, Spotify etc.) • Executing the projects at digital platforms and during events, resulting in successful corporate communication. Achievements: o 5 -year target: %8,5 market share increase vs. realization of %12 market share increase o Added value: Highest coverage of audience on every event date in local social media (2013 Sıla Harbiye Concert Global TT) o All event tickets out of 6 events have been completely sold out by the support of strong social media activities. 09.2010 - 01.2012 Art Director / Sony Music Entertainment - (Istanbul / Turkey) • Designing album artworks, web sites, mobile applications, concert posters etc. for SME artists.

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Four Seasons Hotels - Prague, Czechia

    August 2010 - October 2010 · 3 months

  • Freelance Art Director

    Mia Pera Hotels - Istanbul, Turkey

    Sales & Marketing
    April 2009 - August 2009 · 5 months

  • Art Director

    Ogilvy & Mather - Istanbul, Turkey

    Sales & Marketing
    January 2007 - January 2009 · 2 years and 1 month

    • Managing a department of 9 employees • Designing and establishing tailored written and visual marketing campaigns for the Turkish clients operating in more than 100 countries worldwide.


  • Master

    Marmara University - Istanbul, Turkey

    September 2008 - June 2012

    Graphic Design

  • Bachelor's degree

    Akdeniz University - Antalya, Turkey

    September 2001 - July 2005

    Graphic Design and Ceramic

  • Associate's Degree

    Bilkent University - Vocational School of Tourism and Hotel Management - Ankara, Turkey

    October 1998 - July 2000

    Tourism And Hotel Management


  • Turkish
    Native or fluent
  • English
    Full professional


  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop CS
  • Adobe Spark
  • Adobe XD
  • Final Cut
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