Ali Oytun Gökhan

Birthday: 24 April 1979 Ankara, Turkey

Beysukent 160.Sok#13
Ankara, 06530

Email:oytun at


2002- Continuing M.F.A. Sabanci University, Visual Communicaton Design, Istanbul, Turkey
1996 - 01 B.A.Bilkent University, Graphic Design, Ankara , Turkey
1994-96 Aydinlikevler Lisesi, Ankara , Turkey
1990-94 TED Ankara Koleji, Ankara, Turkey
1989-90 Deutsche Schule Dhahran Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
1988-89 TED Ankara Koleji, Ankara, Turkey
1984-88 Dhahran Academy, Al-Khobar, Saudia Arabia

Internship Experience:

June-August 2000, CRT/CPS, Düsseldorf, Germany
July 1999, Dumat Publishing House, Ankara, Turkey
June 1999, Atölye MAT, Ankara, Turkey
July 1997, Atölye MAT, Ankara, Turkey

Work Experience:

2002-Present Sabanci University design assistantship for the university’s departments and centers, some of the works were made to:

  • IPM | IPC Istanbul Policy Center, Website
  • GrafikaSU, Website
  • Instituional Development, Madallion For Sabanci University
  • Instituional Development, University Website
  • EDU Executive Development Unit

2001-2002 Worked as a freelancer to advertising ageniceis and design studios in Ankara.

  • Designed DAAD website.
  • Freelancer for Mandalyna Reklam and KirkayakDesign Studio: Logo designs, website maintence
  • and abandoned project completions.
  • Arti and Pagoda-Travel designer. Website design, brochure printing.
  • 2000-01 Book Design for Prof.Dr.Faruk Yalcin Ugurlu, "Model Making Techniques".
  • Cover design, design of the book and preparation for the printinghouse. Also scanning and editing
  • the of images given.

Teaching Asistanships:

2002-2004 Sabanci University, Visual Communiction Design Program Course: Webdesign and Animated Web graphics (Instructor Elif Ayiter) Instructed HTML course to undergraduates.


School Project: Digikervan 2000-01
In 2000 Bilkent University started a new course leaded by Prof.Dr.Bulent Ozguler “GE 401-402 Innovative Product Design and Development”. A course that gathers five professors from five diffetent departments and students are to create a joint technological project. Electrical, Computer Sceince, Industrial Engineering, Bussiness Administration and Graphic Design deparments were involved. There were four teams with respective departments and four projects. Digikervan was a kiosk and a web based ticketing system for esspecially bus companies in Turkey and succeeded to become the first company among others at a virtual stock exchange held by the proffessors and instructors at the university. The project never had a chance to actually take a start in reallife. The brand name, logo, website were found and developed with the approvement of the team.

Self Initiated Project: Nemonics Network 2001-Present; Webhosting and Domain Registration Services
Nemonics Network started as a private label brand to sell web hosting packages and domain registration services . The project started as with a shared server having similar companies providing the same service. Later I upgraded to a managed dedicated server with full adiministration contol. This project sold nearly hundered domains and is still hosting about 50 domains on the server.

Masters Project: AcidChat 2002-Present 3D chat software design and coding in progress.

Languages :

Turkish, English bilingual.
Pre-Basic German


2002-04 Full Scholarship Sabanci University

Software Knowledge:

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia Freehand, Macromedia Director, Macromedia Flash, Quark Express, CorelDraw, 3DS Max, Maya, Fontographer, RedHat Linux ES, XHTML/XML, Javascript, Java, PHP, Perl, Type design, Traditional and Digital Photography, Basic Video Editing, Print, MS Office, OpenOffice, GIMP, Apache, MySQL, Plesk, Cpanel, H-Sphere. Online shopping cart and credit card processing systems.

Published Articles:

Animato! Magazine, Turkish reporter(1996) Issue #36
Was intrested in cartoon animation so did a research in two cities Ankara and Istanbul. Wrote a small article explaining the current status of turkish animation.


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