Motion Theory, Los Angeles, California, 2009


Kaan Atilla's creative vision and leadership at Motion Theory has established him as one of the industry’s preeminent creatives. Over the past seven years, Kaan has made substantial contributions to the company through his ability to communicate design ideas with inventive and compelling approaches.

Kaan has led creative teams on dozens of acclaimed projects at Motion Theory as an Art Director, Creative Director, and Director. His commercial portfolio extends from directing last year's Acura "Badges" campaign, to leading the design efforts on campaigns for HP, Sony, Nike, Budweiser, O2, and many more. Likewise, he has collaborated on music videos for artists like Weezer and Green Day.

Early in his career, Kaan was named International Young Designer of the Year by Icograda, and he has since earned domestic and international awards from organizations such as the Art Directors Club, AICP, and D&AD, as well as recognition from leading publications that include Communication Arts, Creativity, IdN, DesignNet, and RES. Kaan received his B.F.A. in design at the Art Center College in Pasadena, California, where he has also served as an instructor.

Collections: AIGA Jurors (2009)
Discipline: Motion graphics
Format: Advertisement, Motion graphic, Video


Design firm
Motion Theory
Kaan Atilla