Designers of OZ by Sinem Özusta was implemented in Çeşme Alaçatı, the holiday town of Turkey, in June 2013, with the motto of ‘The Magical World of Designers’
Designers of OZ was founded as a concept store combining the products of fashion and jewelry designers in Alaçatı, Hacı Memiş neighborhood in 2013 by Sinem Özusta. After 13-year professional business life experience, Sinem Özusta realized her dreams and creativity by benefitting from KOSGEB (Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization) New Entrepreneur Support Program. Founded in Alaçatı, Hacı Memiş neighborhood in 2013, the store sells products of approximately 40 Turkish fashion and jewelry designers. Özusta opened her second store in İzmir, Alsancak and during this period, she founded her shopping website and realized her broadcasting platform where articles of 15 independent editor are being broadcasted under the name of ozbeoz.com.
Graduating from 9 Eylül University, Business Department in 1999, Sinem Özusta started her career by working in banking sector between 2000-2006. Within the same period, Özusta completed her graduate study in 9 Eylül University under Economics Department. Between 2000-2006, Özusta realized the first children’s activity center operating in İzmir, took part in the foundation of brand marketing communication department of Işıkkent Eğitim Kampusü associated with Çimentaş Foundation, and pursued her role as the institution’s brand marketing communication responsible for 4 years. In 2013, she took entrepreneurship steps by herself and realized her own brand, Designers of Oz, by opening her stores. Blending her creative thinking and marketing communication interests with her experience, Özusta has been pursuing project consultancy role under Corporate/Social Responsibility projects for Non-governmental Organizations and private institutions.
Social Responsibility Projects realized under the leadership and ideas of Sinem Özusta:
- Hand in Hand for Our Creative Children - Association for Creative Children
- Aegean Forest Foundation – Happiness Forest Project
- Aegean Modern Education Foundation “Let Education Be Your Jewelry” Corporate/Social Responsibility Project
- Merit Foundation “It’s Time for Effort, Come on!” Woman Entrepreneurship Project