Gunes Atakan Peksen

Creative Director at QReal

Gunes Atakan Peksen has a diverse work experience starting in 2007 as an intern at SE Mimarlik, where they worked on various architectural projects. Gunes Atakan then worked as a Creative Intern at Proximity Istanbul, handling Facebook page operations for companies like P&G and Renault. In 2010, they joined BBDO as a Strategic Planner.

In 2014, Gunes founded their own studio called Gunes Peksen Studio, where they served as a Brand Experience Designer until 2020. At the same time, they worked as a Guest Lecturer at Izmir University of Economics. In 2014, they also co-founded Thaat's It!

In 2020, Gunes became the Creative Director at QReal, a company that specializes in creating lifelike models of cuisine using augmented reality. Gunes Atakan also held the same position at QReal under The Glimpse Group.

Overall, Gunes Atakan Peksen's work experience spans various roles in creative direction, brand design, strategic planning, and architecture.

Gunes Atakan Peksen completed their Bachelor's degree in Architecture at Izmir Institute of Technology from 2003 to 2008. Later, from 2009 to 2011, they pursued their Graduate degree in Advertising Design at Istanbul Bilgi University. In terms of additional certifications, they obtained the Meta Certified Spark AR Creator certification from Meta in January 2022.

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  • Creative Director

    January, 2020 - present

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