Ferdi Çıldız

Senior Product Designer at CommunityGaming

Ferdi twitter linkFerdi linkedin linkFerdi instagram linkFerdi youtube link
Michal profile pic
Ferdi profile pic
Michal profile pic
What would you do, if you weren't working as a designer?
Ferdi profile pic
Archeologist or journalist
What design tool do you currently use?
What's your favorite band or artist to listen to while designing?
Dream Theater
Your favorite font? :-)
Inter and Graphik
Favorite book or movie (non-design related)
The Martian
What's your favorite color in hex or RGBa? (gradients are allowed too)
What was your first real/paid design project and when did you make it?
2005, a foundation website
If you could write something on the loading screen of all design tools, so all designers can see it, what would it be?
The nicest color in the world is black
Did you study design, or are you self taught? And how did that path influence your work style?
I'm self taught. It made me pursue new trends everyday and made me stronger.
The biggest innovation in product design right now is...
With all the current experience, what would you tell yourself when you were just starting out?
Learn English if you don't know
What do you think is the biggest problem in the design industry right now and how can it be fixed?
Especially in my country, flaunting but not that experienced new designers. They assume that they are experts but they aren't.
Conversation resumed: Jul 1
What do you think about Google starting their own UX Course? Do certificates like this look convincing if you ever planned to hire a junior designer?
I currently give a paid course. The most important thing about courses is success at the end. For example in my last course only 4 people completed their projects. So instead of certificates, I think result is more important.
What’s your favorite non-design activity?
Video games
How can people learn design better? What should they focus on the most?
The key factor is continuity.