A. Gurel Kangal

Creative Producer

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsDigital Producer - Brand Manager - Creative Director
  • Imogen Harvey-Lewis
  • Milos Mali
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Projects

About me

I am an East London based creative producer coming from technology background. I also specialize in creative spaces management. I have worked in various positions and projects. I am interested in design, contemporary arts, philosophy and science. I enjoy traveling and playing table tennis.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Brand Management
  • Business Development
  • Networking
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Critical Thinking
  • Digital Production
  • Creative Production
  • Scrum
  • Adobe Photoshop/indesign/illustrator
  • User Experience
  • Information Architecture
  • Interactive Design
  • Wireframing
  • Persona Creation
  • Digital Prototyping
  • Agile Methodologies

Work history

Currently

Creative Studio Manager

FUTURE STUDIOS

Jan 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Marketing Communications and Organizational Programme Management: o Marketing the Creative Spaces (Hoxton | London Fields) by Online Advertising Tools and Network References. o Assessment of Membership Applications o Developing the Prospective Member Base o Running the Studio Programme o Building Members Engagement o Community Formation and Utilization o Coordinating Internal and External Communications o Administration of the Spaces and Studio Members Relations Financial & Budgetary Management: o Monitoring Cash Flows and Membership Payments o Administrating Expenses/Invoices o Managing Internal Funding Requirements o Liquidity Forecasting

Currently

Production Coordinator

ANDOR Gallery

Jan 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Gallery Coordination: o Assistance in the Exhibitions Programme o Organizing the Exhibition Productions o Assistance in Funding & Sponsorship Applications o Provide Artist Welfare & Residency Support Reputation Management & Strategy Formation: o Audience Development & Engagement o Online Activities Assistance o Event & Exhibition Management

Currently

Creative Director & Founder

ToGether

Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Brand Strategy | Creative Direction | Digital Productions www.thinktogether.co

Currently

Voiceover Artist Turkish Language Interpreter

Freelance Working with Agencies

Mar 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Project based. Clients: Microsoft, Microsoft Xbox, Xerox, LEGO, Cisco, Al-Jazeera, Thomas Cook, John Deere, Akoophen + various other firms and charities.

2014

Brand & Finance Jr. Manager

ACIL Group

Jun 2012 - Dec 2014
  • Full Time
  • • Planning and proposing in marketing and brand communication plans & strategies in terms of executive decision making. • Sourcing and liaising advertising opportunities and placing adverts in the press - local, regional, national and specialist publications - or on the radio, depending on partners and the campaigns. • Marketing and Media Budgeting • Buying and Negotiations. • Monitoring competitor activity. • Sales and margin analysis and reporting. • Business Development by enhancing corporate operations such as; departmentalization and building organizational culture. • Management and coordination of organizational change and staff. • Facilitation (store/area management & interior construction), Buying (fleet vehicles, office machines) and Negotiations (contract-base, fixed term buying and rentals) • Periodic control of the financial operations including managing and developing the current financial functions and revenue generation. • Participating in preparations of the management accounts including gross budgetary forecasting and planning. • Running banking relations. • Managing petty cash transactions. • Controlling credit and chasing debt. • Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits. • IT and communication systems support.

2012

Curatorial Assistant Part-time

Pablo Leon Dela Barra

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
  • Internship
  • Assistance in exhibition planning and preperations to Curator Mr. Dela Barra

2011

Photoraphy Assistant Part-time

Gabriela Antunes Photography

Apr 2010 - Nov 2011
  • Internship
  • Assistance to Gabriela Antunes in Fashion Photography Shooting and Post-Production.

2009

Marketing Intern Part-time

Siemens

Feb 2009 - Nov 2009
  • Freelance
  • Assistance and support in Marketing Operations of Medical Systems..

2008

Prime-time DJ Music & Interviews Department Manager

Radio Bilkent 96.6

Sep 2006 - Aug 2008
  • Internship
  • Actively Volunteering in Prime-Time Radio DJ as well as being in charge of Management of Music & Interviews Department of Bilkent University Radio.

Education

2011

MA Marketing & Media Communications

University of Westminster

Jan 2010 - Dec 2011
  • London, United Kingdom

2010

International Business Management Graduate Certificate

University of East London

Sep 2009 - Jan 2010
  • London, United Kingdom

2008

BSc Electrical Electronics Engineering

Bilkent University

Sep 2003 - Sep 2008
  • Ankara, Turkey

2003

High School Degree

TED Ankara College Foundation Private High School

Sep 2000 - Sep 2003
  • Ankara, Turkey