CV

Sedef Sezginer
sedef.sezginer@hotmail.com

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Summary

Artist and Sportsman willing to take creative and sportive initiatives and push conceptual boundaries. Highly passionate about art, photography and the creative processes involved in design and drawing. Polyglot and skilled in human relations.

Skills

  • 2D design
  • Adobe Illustrator expert
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Creative artistic vision
  • Photography
  • Photographic editing
  • Logo creation
  • Mac OS X proficient
  • Sketch, Drawing, Canvas, Oil and Acrylic Painting
  • Art history
  • Digital illustration
  • Human relationships
  • Installation
  • Team leadership
  • Competitive
  • Photo Model/Figuration
  • Professional, licensed swimmer
  • Fluent in French, English, Turkish
  • Basic user in German

Work History

2016 May – Jun                                                       

Atelier Grenelle – Paris – Turkey

Intern Student

  • Created custom drawings and paintings using fine oils, acrylics and charcoal on high quality canvas.
  • Managed all art and office supply needs for the art department.
  • Collaborated with the art director to implement artistic vision.
  • Mentored junior artists on their creative processes.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students’ physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Helped teachers to choose artworks and prepare the “End of Season Exhibition”

2015 March

REBUL Cosmetics – Bologne – Italie

Receptionist & Assistant at the stand in Cosmoprof – The International Beauty Fair

2014 Jun-Sept

ERA LTD – Istanbul – Turkey

Logo designer & Art Consultant

  • Responsible for creative design for logo of the company.
  • Designed graphics for websites, logos and promotions for marketing.
  • Collaborated with the art director to implement artistic vision.
  • Contributed to the creative process through original ideas and inspiration.
  • Developed art and design concepts.
  • Generated computer graphics and page-layout software, graphic elements and photography.

2013/2014 July 

Lycée St. Jospeh d’Istanbul – Istanbul – Turkey                                   

Receptionist/Hostess at the Diploma Ceremony

Education and Additional Courses

  • Current – University of Panthéon – Sorbonne Paris 1 – France, Bachelor of Arts – Plastic Arts
  • 2015 – Lycée Français Saint Joseph d’Istanbul – Turkey, Diplome equal to French Baccalaureate – Litterature and Mathematics
  • 2013 – 2015 – Artist Mahir Guven Art Academy – Istanbul – Turkey – http://www.mahirguven.com/ – Portfolio preparation, Still life and model drawings, training different drawing technics, Sketch Book, application of different materials, perspective, color knowlege, collage
  • 2013 – Vakko ESMOD Fashion Academy, Fashion Design training – Istanbul – Turkey – Fashion Design Short Term Certificate Program – Creating Mood Boards, develop and sketch fashion creations
  • 2007 – The Glass Furnace – Istanbul – Turkey – https://www.camocagi.org/en – Artist Julie Anne Denton – http://www.julieannedenton.com – Introduction to glass flamework, glass bead making and design glass jewelery

Accomplishments

  • Qualified to the Swimming Championships of France Elite 2017 in Strasbourg under the colors of CNParis.
  • 27-29 March 2017 – Invited and exhibited artworks in “The Paths of the Invention” (Les Chemins de l’Invention) in Immanence Gallery in Paris – http://www.art-immanence.org/
  • Photo selected by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Producer and the Jury) among 16000 participants for the Photography Competition of RATP; #PhotogRATPhie and exhibited in Paris Metro Stations between July and September 2016.      http://ratp.fr/photogRATPhie/
  • Invited and exhibited in a public art exhibition presented in Paris in June 2016 by Atelier Grenelle.
  • Invited and exhibited in school art exhibitions presented in Istanbul in June 2011-2012-2013-2014-2015 by Lycée Français St. Joseph d’Istanbul.
  • 2012 – Created Main Visual for “Franz Kafka Exhibition” in Lycée Français St. Joseph d’Istanbul
  • Chosen to design the senior uniforms for Class of 2014-2015 in Lycée Français St. Joseph d’Istanbul.
  • Chosen artist by interior designer for wall painting of Cafe Satsuma – Istanbul – Turkey
  • Created artwork and product visuals for Atelier Rebul Cosmetics.
  • Ranked several times nationally in Turkey in the top 3 in swimming for butterfly and freestyle.
  • Represented Turkey at the 2012 Balkan Junior Championship in swimming.

Certifications

  • CILS B2 (70/100) – Italian (2015)
  • IELTS B2 (6,5/9) – English (2014)
  • DELF B2 (67/100) – French (2014)
  • OSD B1 (212,5/300) – German (2010)