e-mail: leylamelisaslan@gmail.com
instagram: @leymelaslan
linkedin: leylamelisaslan
Bio

Hi! I’m Leyla Melis Aslan. Half German, half Turkish - a user experience and graphic designer specialising in social design.

Currently, I’m living in Denmark and have been focusing on using my skills to combat complex social problems and build a more sustainable and equitable society.



Strenghts

UX Design, UI Design, User Research, Usability Testing, Workshop Facilitation, Co-Creation, Storyboarding, Prototyping, Wireframing, Project Management, Logo Design & Branding, Editorial Design, Type Design


Sketch  — Adobe XD — Invision Photoshop — InDesign — Illustrator Premiere Pro  — Final Cut Pro
Rhinoceros  — Keyshot


Education

︎︎︎ MA Design for People / Communication Design
Design School Kolding, Denmark
2018 - 2020

︎︎︎ BSC Industrial Design
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
2013 - 2017

︎︎︎ BA Product Design - Erasmus Exchange
Leeds Beckett University, UK
2015 - 2016


Recognition

︎︎︎ Sideline Magazine
Received Teknisk Landsforbund Grant (2020)

︎︎︎ Cellophane Magazine Received Tuborg Fondet Grant (2020)
Nominated for Årets Bedste Bogarbejde 2019 (Best Book Award 2019)


Experience

︎︎︎ Freelance Designer
UX, UI, Logo & Branding, Editorial, Print — The Tree Center, Conservatorie, Ağırsağlam Fitness, Taft Coffee, Istanbul Tech Hornets, Turkish Rugby League
2017 - Present

︎︎︎ DigiHUB Design School Kolding
UX Researcher & UX/UI Designer
Kolding, Denmark
—  Nord Modules, Create it Real
2019 - 2020

︎︎︎ Cellophane Magazine
Graphic Designer
Kolding, Denmark
2019 - 2020

︎︎︎ Userspots
UX Researcher & Designer
Istanbul, Turkey
2017 - 2018
— Vakıfbank, Sneakscloud, Yalıspor, Garanti BBVA, KocAilem, Tatilbudur.com, Flo, Instreet, Turkish Airlines, Vodafone, Star TV
 
︎︎︎ Mercedes Benz Turkey
Product Design Intern
Istanbul, Turkey
Summer 2016



Volunteer Experience

︎︎︎ Girl Power OrganisationEvent Management & Social Media
2020 - Present

︎︎︎ Cellophane Magazine
Finance Director
2019 - 2021

︎︎︎ UX Alive!
Organization Team
Spring 2018