Merve Postalcioglu

Merve Postalcioglu is a Sofia-based Independent UX Consultant and Design Thinking Trainer from Istanbul, Turkey. She studied Industrial Product Design and she changed her direction to UX Design during her master degree. She is interested in both digital and physical experiences because of her design background.

She has been designing user-centered experiences in a variety of work environments, teams and fields such as finance, chatbot, social responsibility and social networking subjects. She is extremely knowledgeable about user research and usability tests. Her UX philosophy is oriented around a deep empathy for users. Nowadays she is working as a freelance designer at Toptal.

She is a board member of UXPA Turkey that she organised several UX events for. She joined the Design Transformation Team at BBVA while she is working Garanti Bank – BBVA. After she participated to a workshop in Madrid as a coach, she started to train Garanti Bank – BBVA employees in Turkey and Romania on Design Thinking.

She was involved in Bulgaria Web Summit with a Design Thinking workshop in 2018. Her current focus is to spread design thinking knowledge to the companies and start-ups to provide empathy for users and continuous innovation.

If you are curious on learning more about Merve, you can visit her website and find her on Toptal, Twitter and Linkedin.