Short Bio

Ahmet Bektes is a product and experience designer based in the Netherlands, where he works with international companies like Avira, Philips Research and Wolters Kluwer. The main focus of his work is to understand the problem and creating measurable and testable solutions with his high prototyping skills. He is interested in education, financial and healthcare domains and has working experience in these sectors.


Ahmet holds an MSc in Design for Interaction from Delft Technology University and BSc. Industrial Design from Middle East Technical University. He is currently working for Wolters Kluwer as a senior user experience designer.

Current Affiliations

Wolters Kluwer TAA-NL
Senior UX Designer 12/17 –

Facilitating design sprints and lean canvas sessions with business stakeholders. Experimenting with VR and accountancy. One of core designer of Wolters Kluwer Global Design System.

Founder 03/12 –

My freelance company. Searching and designing with eXperiment, eXperience, Interaction, Intelligent cycles for building up new businesses and products.

Work Experiences

DE Design – Design Consultant 06/16 – 12/17

Working on digital, tangible interfaces of healthcare, connectivity and entertainment products for international clients like Ziggo, Liberty Global, Philips, One4All.

ASK Community Systems – UX/UI Designer 12/12 – 05/14

Researching and designing a service that increases the coverage rate of the reachability of people and groups by combining different communication channels within dialog structures. The product turned into a company.

Avira Security – UX/UI Designer 06/12 – 10/12

Working on interfaces and experience of Rescue System and Avira Essentials and conducting usability test in the Netherlands.

MMID – Product Designer 05/11 – 05/12

Working as the look and feel designer, designing physical interfaces.

Philips Research – Design Researcher Intern 03/10 – 10/10

Researching food waste behavior in domestic kitchens and how to design products to minimize food waste.

Farm Design – Junior product designer 12/07 – 03/09

Designing office furniture and systems and visualization of concepts and award winning office chair for operational units.

Karel Electronics R&D – Graduation Project 01/08 – 06/08

Designing a new office landline phone system that empowers flex-desk policy.

Awards & Certificates

Wolters Kluwer Code Games Winner – Finalists
Philips Innovation Award Top 10
YES Delft! Writing a business plan 3rd prize
Design for Everyone –
Python Data Analyzing


Skills & Capabilities

Design & Business

Design research

Lean UX

Workshop facilitation

Rapid prototyping

Data analysis

User testing

New business design

Tools & Coding



JS, Coffescript

Sketch, Xara, Abstract, Zeplin

Rhinoceros, Keyshot, Vray


Framer Studio, Framer X