Arda Erdik is one of the most awarded creative directors in Turkey, having won over 200 national and international awards over the last 3 years (including 4 national Grand Prix). He started his career in advertising as a copywriter in 2001 and joined DDB Istanbul Group in 2006. In 2012, he took a sabbatical to see more of the world. After the break he returned to İstanbul and joined Tribal Worldwide İstanbul in 2013, as Executive Creative Director. Under his creative leadership, a re-structured Tribal Worldwide İstanbul became one of the most creative and fastest growing agencies in Turkey, working with leading global and local brands such as IsBank, Netflix, Audi, Unilever, Vodafone… In 2016, he became the President of the agency. He is also member of the board in Turkish Association of Advertising Agencies. Since 2011, he is also a faculty member at İstanbul Kadir Has University lecturing in Advertising Copywriting.