Alican is one of the most awarded creative copywriter in Turkey.
After working as a creative head and copywriter in Istanbul for 10 years,
he moved to
his hometown Bucharest in the fall of 2021 and still lives there.

His relationship with advertising became official as soon as he graduated from Miami Ad School. 
He was selected in 2017 as "a young creative who left a mark on the industry" at MediaCat
Ad Age’s 30 Under 30 selection. He has worked in agencies both global and local, including
Tribal Worldwide, Rafineri İstanbul. Lastly, he worked as
Creative Group Head at Havas Worldwide
and managed
12 accounts with his team.

His work has been
awarded at Cannes Young Lions, D&AD, The One Show, Golden Drum,
Epica, Effie, Berlin Commercial, Crystal Apple, Felis Awards and other local award festivals.
He had his first
jury experience at the PHNX Awards by Adforum in May 22.

Throughout his career, he has
worked for brands like Coca-Cola, Vanish, Greenpeace,
Turkish Airlines, Audi, PUMA, Algida, Turkcell, İsBank, QNB, Ziraat Bank and many more.

Outside the work, he has closely related to bikes, tennis and dogs.
By the way, he never talks about himself in 3rd person.



2012 - 2013: Miami Ad School, Portfolio Student, 100% Scholarship
2009 - 2014:
Ege University, Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, High Honor Student, 3.70
2016 - 2019:
Marmara University, Master in Advertising and Promotion, High Honor Student, 4.00
2019 - Now:
İstanbul University, Second Bachelor in International Trade and Logistics, Remote Program


Creative Director, Copywriter, Content Creator at (22-...)                                    

Creative Group Head at Havas Worldwide (20-22)
Creating ideas for Aktif Bank, N Kolay Bank, Reckitt, Vanish,
Greenpeace, GMag, Doğuş Tea, La Vache Qui Rit, Kiri, L’oreal,
Jacobs, Hero Baby, Nestle Pure Life, Peugeot

Sr. Creative - Copywriter at Rabarba İstanbul (19-20)
Creating ideas for QNB Finansbank,, Migros,

Migros Sanal Market, Money, Altınyıldız Classics

Sr. Creative - Copywriter at Tribal Worldwide (14-16 and 16-19)
Creating ideas for İsbank, Turkish Airlines, Miles&Smiles,
Audi, Algida, Şok Markets, Ülker Biscuits, KFC, Adidas

Creative - Copywriter at Rafineri İstanbul (16)
Creating ideas for Turkcell, Zubizu, Beymen

Jr. Creative - Copywriter at Happy People Project (12-14)
Creating ideas for Ziraat Bank, Albaraka Bank, Sütaş,
Turkish Cargo, TAV Airports



PHNX Awards by Adforum (Jury)

PHNX Awards by Adforum (Jury)

Golden Drum (Bronze Drum, 3x Shortlists)
D&AD (Shortlist)
The One Show (4x Shortlist)
LIA - London International Awards (Shortlist)
Crystal Apple (Silver, Bronze)
Felis Awards (Felis, 2x Merit)
Mixx Awards (2x Gold, 2x Silver, Bronze)
Social Media Awards (1 Gold, 5 Silver, 4 Bronze)

Berlin Commercial (2x Shortlists)

Crystal Apple (10x Gold, 2x Bronze)
Felis Awards (6x Gold, 10x Merit)

Cannes Young Lions (Digital-2nd)
Crystal Apple (3x Bronze)
Felis Awards (2x Gold, 3x Merit)
Social Media Awards (Silver, Bronze)
Instachamps Awards (First Place)

Effie Awards (Gold, Bronze)

Crystal Apple (6x Gold, 2x Silver)
Felis Awards (2x Gold, 3x Merit)
Kırmızı Awards (2x Gold, 4x Merit)

MediaCat Ad Age 30 Under 30 List
Effie Awards (Silver)

Crystal Apple (Jury Special Award, 4x Gold, Silver, 2x Bronze)
Felis Awards (2x Gold, 3x Merit)
Kırmızı Awards (Merit)

Cannes Young Lions (Digital-3rd)
Golden Drum (Bronze)
Crystal Apple (Gold, Silver, 4x Bronze)
Felis Awards (2x Gold, 2 Merit)

Epica Awards (Bronze)
Effie Awards (Bronze)

Crystal Apple (5x Gold, 3x Silver, 2x Bronze)
Crystal Future 25 (First Place)
A Awards (Merit)