Melike Özmen completed her BA in visual arts and design/graphic design at Başkent University in 2008, and MA in visual communication design at Yeditepe University in 2012. Currently, she is a faculty member at Istanbul Bilgi University, Visual Communication Design Program under Faculty of Communication. In 2018, she has obtained a Ph.D. in communication from the same institution, with her thesis concentration on information design. Her research interests include information design, transmedia storytelling and urban communication. More specifically, her work examines the designer’s personal experience as a user in context of designing information.