Full Time Art Director & Graphic Designer - Part Time Illustrator & Hand Letterer
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Aksel Ceylan is a multidisciplinary designer with more than 8 years of experience working both at agencies/studios and as a freelancer, currently residing in New York City.

Graduated from Marmara University / Graphic Design Department, he also studied Graphic Design at Accademia Italiana in Florence.

Starting fr… Read More
Aksel Ceylan is a multidisciplinary designer with more than 8 years of experience working both at agencies/studios and as a freelancer, currently residing in New York City.

Graduated from Marmara University / Graphic Design Department, he also studied Graphic Design at Accademia Italiana in Florence.

Starting from 2010, he has worked at several design studios and advertising agencies such as Alametifarika (the biggest independent creative agency of Turkey), Manajans J. Walter Thompson, Publicis Istanbul and C-Section (a WPP company). After working with Peter Arnell for three months, he has decided to move into New York City and currently working as Senior Graphic Designer at SHVO.

His work has won every major design competition in Turkey, including Crystal Apple, Felis, Smarties, MMA among many others. He has been awarded Mediacat's "30 Under 30 Top Creatives" in 2016.

Throughout his carrier, he had the opportunity to work for clients such as Axe, Sunsilk, Vodafone, Coca-Cola, Sprite, Efes Pilsen, Bomonti, Turk Telekom, Garanti Bank and Vespa among many others.

He is also interested in typography and creates daily hand-lettering videos on instagram.com/dailyhandletteredwords

For more info: akselceylan@gmail.com Read Less
  • Sr. Graphic Designer
    SHVO — New York, NY, USA
  • Sr. Art Director & Graphic Designer
    Peter Arnell — NY, USA
  • Sr. Art Director
    C-Section — Turkey
  • Sr. Art Director
    Publicis İstanbul
  • Sr. Art Director
    Alametifarika — Turkey
  • Art Director
    Manajans JWT — Turkey
  • Art Director
    R*CK — Turkey
  • Art Director
    Daniska — Istanbul, Turkey
  • Jr. Art Director
    Myra — Turkey
  • Freelance Graphic Designer
    Sanatorium Gallery — Turkey
  • Jr. Art Director (Internship)
    DDB&Co. — Istanbul, Turkey
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26 Crystal Apple / Kristal Elma
23 Mediacat Felis
4 Mixx Awards
3 Smarties Global (MMA)
2 Smarties (EMEA)
2 Smarties (TR)
4 A Awards
4 Kirmizi
3 Turkish Graphic Designers Association Awards / GMK
1 Adweek Project Isaac Award
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