Karay Akar

Sr. Web Developer
Sr. Art Director / Designer
System Administrator

My last projects

Professional profile

Turn-key solutions. Creating visual concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. Developing the overall layout and production design for web, E-Commerce portals, advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.

Themes for opensource NopCommerce platform, ready to run Turn-key business websites;
fragrance E-Commerce AMERIKAMARKET.COM

Technical skills

+1000 Professional works, 19 years of experience.

Program Languages

  • JS / Jquery
  • Bootstrap
  • CSS 3
  • VB.NET
  • TSQL
  • C#
  • Action Script
  • Notepad++

Design Tools

  • Photoshop
  • In Design
  • Premiere
  • After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Corel Draw
  • Flash & Flash Lite
  • Director
  • Audition (CoolEdit)
  • 3DS Max
  • Canon/Nikon SLR


MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional - since 2002)

MCSA ( Microsoft Certified System Administrator - since 2002 )

MCDBA ( Microsoft Certified Database Administrator - since 2003 )


1997 - 2000

Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Turkey

Interior Architecture

Work experience

04/2012 - 08/2013 Pace Americas, Boca Raton, FL - www.pace.com

Graphic Designer/ Web Administrator

Project: Pace AppCafe
Development of set-top-box (STB) embedded UI widget application distribution and management platform. (Whole development)
Pace Americas is a leading manufacturer of cable set-top-boxes.
Project enables cable subscribers access to popular Web-based applications via their set-top box for the first time, increasing the range of entertainment available via the television set.
The project has several components such as embedded widget management application running on STB, widgets, back-end services to support platform and portals to manage platform and operators.

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02/2010 - 04/2012 AX Information Systems LLC, Boca Raton, FL

Graphic Designer

Worked under NDA for Pace Plc. Set-top-box project (TV widget applications design /development and building application delivery platform. Developing TV widgets UI/UX design and Integration TV widgets to embedded set-top-boxes. (Facebook, twitter, flickr, youtube, news reader and 15 similar apps.) Creating Mobile Application demos.

02/2003 - 08/2009 interteks international trade exhibitions, Istanbul, Turkey - www.fieramilano.com.tr

IT Manager

Successful IT System Implementations to support trade exhibitions including Trade Exhibition Ticketing Systems, Develop custom barcode Labeling application.
Web Sites and Infrastructure Implementations for each exhibition.
Creating virtual panoramas for exhibitions using fisheye panorama.
Creative director for visual art materials for 14/year exhibition. (flyers, tickets, billboards, catalogues, newspaper Ads)
Visual director for monthly two International magazine Turkey Editions. Using Adobe InDesign
Beauty Forum Turkey, Schwimmbad & Sauna Turkey.
Maintenance IT infrastructure, managing IIS, DNS, Active Directory, Intranet SharePoint Portal.
Managing & developing custom mailing and e-mailing system for over 200K visitor.

Havuz Schwimmbad & Sauna (Bi-monthly),
BeautyForum (Monthly)

Garden / Bahce,
Landscape & Ornamental Plants / Peyzaj & Süs Bitkileri,
Motorcycle / Motosiklet,
Beauty & Care / Güzellik & Bakım,
Hotel, Bar, Cafe & Restaurant,
Fishman & Water Sports / Balıkadam & Su Sporları,
International Bodrum Yacht Show,
Anti Aging - Medikal Estetik,
Interior Design & Decoration / İç Mimari & Dekorasyon.

World Water Forum & Expo 5.

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04/2007 - 08/2009 JungleByte PTE - Istanbul, Turkey - www.junglebyte.com

Product Manager

Product marketing for Junglebyte teach IT lab product. Presenting software, coordinating distribution and sellers in Turkey. Software localization.