Dogan is an award-winning multi-disciplinary designer based in Los Angeles, specializing in digital marketing with a focus on creative direction, editing and motion design. His storytelling abilities have led to successful campaigns for renowned filmmakers like Christopher Nolan, Alfonso Cuarón, and Yorgos Lanthimos. His portfolio boasts work for major studios and streaming platforms, including Warner Bros, A24, 20th Century, Sony, Paramount, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO Max.
Dogan's passion for filmmaking and design ignited during his childhood in Istanbul, where, at just 8 years old, he delved into shooting and editing short films. His early creative journey encompassed motion graphics, illustrations, and edits inspired by comics and classic cinema. As Dogan matured, his ardor for art and feature films grew exponentially, propelling him towards a career in the film and marketing industry. With a bachelor's degree in Visual Communication Design from Bahcesehir University, he laid the groundwork for his accomplished path as a multi-disciplinary designer.
During his college years in 2012, Dogan gained international recognition for his unofficial title sequence for The Dark Knight Rises. What set his creation apart was the absence of digital animation; instead, he relied on practical effects and shot the sequence on film. His work received international acclaim and was featured in publications such as IGN, Movieweb, Art of the Title, Watch the Titles, Fubiz, Gizmodo, 9GAG, Buzzfeed, and more. His approach caught the attention of Academy Award-winning producers, leading to an invitation to direct and design the official title sequence for National Geographic's first feature film, Seal Team Six.
In 2013, Dogan also designed the official cover artwork animation for The XX's album "Coexist" and he created the artwork animations for Vampire Weekend's Grammy Award-winning album "Modern Vampires of the City."
Later, he founded and served as the Creative Director of the first full-service Turkish film marketing company. Collaborating with esteemed Turkish filmmakers, including Cannes Award-winning director Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Dogan also created an animated short film, Saltanat, which explored women's social life in the Ottoman Empire and received high praise from reputable press.
Dogan's industry experience and unique insights has inspired and empowered aspiring creatives during his engaging speaking engagements at various universities. Beyond that, he generously volunteers as a mentor for film and design students, leaving a lasting impact and igniting creative sparks in countless college students.
As a Digital Editor and Motion Designer at LA-based creative companies, Dogan played an essential role in numerous award-winning campaigns, some of which were honored with prestigious recognitions like the Golden Trailer Awards and Clio Awards.
Notably, he served as an Associate Creative Director at Trailer Park Group, leading the way in spearheading large-scale Hollywood marketing campaigns. Currently, he is working as a freelance Creative Director in the entertainment marketing field.