Born and raised in Ankara, Melek Naz completed her undergraduate education at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Graphics. She also studied at Escola Superior de Artes e Design University in Portugal through the Erasmus+ opportunity.
Before joining Optimum7, she worked with several agencies. In fact, she served as a Graphic Designer for over 2 years at Arçelik Global, one of Turkey’s largest consumer durables companies.
As a Graphic Designer, she produced in-product graphic communication of white goods and small home appliances for all global brands. In this role, she created various marketing logos, labels, product icons, patterns, and guidelines. She also managed numerous sustainable packaging and corporate communication projects, and worked as a visual designer on various UI projects.