He started his design career in 1993 as a part-time practitioner and continued as a full-time designer after 1997. Ömer graduated from Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Department, in 1999 with a project on interactive interface design; right after that he moved to Istanbul and worked as an art director until 2002. In 2002, he became a DEÜ faculty member and started teaching at the school and the program where he graduated. In 2004, he established “ambalajtasarimi.com” and henceforth made several packaging design activities and publications possible. In 2006, he contributed to the magazine “Digital Arts.” The same year saw him as the founder editor of “Grafik Tasarım,” the leading Turkish graphic design magazine, and continued with dedication to this commitment for 30 issues. In 2009, he completed his masters of art degree in packaging design. He is currently in the advisory board of “Radikal Tasarım” newspaper, working as an instructor at Dokuz Eylül University as well as a freelance designer.