K.Efe Gulsen / Kefe
Motion Designer / Videographer
London, United Kingdom
+44 7502128840


Hello, I'm Kefe - a highly skilled motion graphics artist and videographer based in London, UK.

With over a decade of experience in the field, I have honed my skills in motion design and videography through my education and work experience. I earned my Bachelor's degree in Visual Communication Design from Istanbul Bilgi University and went on to complete my Master's degree in Digital Media Arts from the University of Brighton.

Since 2011, I have been working as a Motion Designer and Videographer, where I have gained expertise in managing complex projects, collaborating with clients, and delivering exceptional results on tight deadlines.

I am always seeking new opportunities to challenge myself and grow both personally and professionally. I am eager to collaborate with creative individuals and organizations that share my passion for visual storytelling and pushing the boundaries of motion design.

Please feel free to connect with me to discuss potential collaboration opportunities.
------------------------ Work Experience ------------------------
Motion Designer

With the end of my Master's education, I started working at MDRN Love as motion designer part-time and transitioned to full-time after my graduation.

I was responsible with animating materials that are sent over by brands,
Communicating with clients for briefs and amends,
Adjust given materials to the requested storyline.

Brands I was working with
- Soldo Mobile Banking
- Nyetimber Sparkling Wines
- Bowmore Whisky
July 2022 - March 2023 London, United Kingdom
Senior Motion Designer

Turning creative briefs into full on animation videos was the key duty of this role.
I was using stock graphics and elements to produce a storyboard and then animating that storyboards.

Clients were mostly in the medical industry and the videos we produced was mostly pharmaceutical explanatory animations.

- Voyage Hotels
- Sanofi
- Novartis
- Abdi Ibrahim
- Abbott
February 2020 - October 2020 Turkey
Head of Motion Graphics

After our long term freelance projects, I was offered to be the Head Of Animation in ABT Istanbul.

My main duties
Communicating with producers about new tasks
Scheduling projects
Checking if design materials are correct or not
Assigning projects to juniors
Giving creative briefs to let my juniors understand the aspects of the projects
Controlling end results and sending it to producers
Animating key projects

Clients I worked for
- Ford
- Jeep
- Pegasus Airlines
- Akbank
- Ziraat Bankasi
- Yemeksepeti
- Eti
- Opet
- Aygaz
- Migros
- Koctas
January 2019 - December 2019 Turkey
Official videographer of Jagermeister Turkey

This role was given by the Jagermeisters Turkish importer company,

I was in charge of shooting all of their events thruoght the year including summer and winter roadshows.

Shot 20+ events, travelled 5+ cities in multiple years.
January 2015 - 2017 Turkey
Computer Effects Specialist

I was in charge of the compositing and special effects for the "Çanakkake Çocukları" Movie with a small team of 3.

Worked around 200 hours and made 50+ scenes in the movie.I was in charge of the compositing and special effects for the "Çanakkake Çocukları" Movie with a small team of 3. Worked around 200 hours and made 50+ scenes in the movie.
July 2012 - September 2012 Turkey
Studio Assistant

I was in charge of one of the small studios as an assistant
January 2012 - April 2012 Turkey

Senior Motion Designer

With the help of the connections we made over my ABT employment, my application to TBWA as a senior motion designer was accepted.

I was responsible for doing internal case videos to send it to awards
Contributing to the TVC and social media projects
Assigning tasks, and giving education to my juniors
And making sure everything works as it should on the online departement with the help of the brand producers.

Clients I worked for
-Peugeot International
- Nissan
- Akbank
- Hepsiburada
- Gain
- Atasay
- Beymen
- Yemeksepeti

Awards I contributed
- HeyMo "Festtogether" Digital Event Silver Effie
- Beymen "Beymen SS21 - Hello Sunshine " Bronze Kristal Elma
- Atasay "Atasay X Robin Abree - Eyecon " Bronze Kristal Elma
October 2020 - September 2021 Turkey
Motion Designer / ART Director

My main task was to produce my given brands monthly social media posts.
I started involving more on the design part with this position.
Understanding multiple brands design language and producing animated social media content was a challennging part of this role.

- Range Rover
- Land Rover
- Xiaomi
- SGVeteris
- Aegon Insurance
December 2019 - February 2020 Turkey
Video Editor /Motion Graphics Artist

I was responsible of filling a gap of a motion designer while he was away.

Event screen visuals and various video editing amendmends was my tasks.
December 2018 - January 2019 Turkey
Freelance Partner Director

Managing video workload of the company as a freelancer.

I was responsible for producing videos from start to finish.
Directing the set, hiring equipments, finding video editors.

Major projects:
- Marmara Forum 19 May Video (2019)
- Worlds Biggest Turkish Coffee (2019)
- Marmara Forum 19 May Video (2018)
2018 - 2019 Turkey
Computer Graphics Artist

This position allowed me to explore wide variety of softwares including
Maya, XSI, Zbrush, After Effects

I was responsible for helping my seniors in every way.

My first TVC Falim commercial's 2d side was all animated by me with the 3d additions of my seniors.
My first sole project was Turkish Airlines cabin crew education video.

Having different skillset lead me to shoot one of company projects backstage video.

- Fanta International
- Turkish Airlines
- Falim Chewing Gums
- Yurtbay Ceramic
- Findex
May 2013 - August 2014 Turkey

I was helping by removing the backgrounds of given product images.


Now known as FEDERATION
June 2011 - September 2011 Turkey
-------- Education --------
-------- Skills --------
Digital Media Arts Master
Graduated with distinction
August 2021 - August 2022 United Kingdom
Visual Communication Design BA
%75 Creative scholarship provided from the school
September 2011 - July 2021 Turkey
Turkiye's first Cinema and Animation Highschool.
2007 - 2011 Istanbul, Turkey
Motion Design, Animation, Video Editing
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