Growing Oculus Team
Introducing our two new co-workers, Yeon Lee and Batuhan (Batu) Tumba! They started in the first few months of 2022 and already are making a tremendous impact conquering the recently awarded projects.
Yeon was hired on full time in January after his successful internship with Oculus over the fall. He recently received his BA in Interior Design from Cal State University, Northridge. During that time, he explored many diverse architectural subjects and had an “ah-ha” moment when he fell in love with lighting design. Outside of work, Yeon is an energetic fan of sports, and an aspiring illustrator.
Batu joined the Oculus team in late February with over 5 years’ experience in lighting design. His interest in lighting developed through his 3D artwork, in which he experimented with adding lighting effects to architectural designs. Through this process, he realized the depth and dimension that well-designed lighting can bring to architecture, and its positive impact on the people who use those buildings. He focused on Urban Planning and Architectural 3D Visualization, first receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Turkey and then a Master’s Degree in Architectural Lighting Design from Hochschule Wismar, Germany. In his downtime, he enjoys playing guitar, hiking, and going on road trips.
With their attention to detail and passion for lighting, they’re sure to be a success here at Oculus. Wishing them all the best and we look forward to seeing what happens next!