Arda started his career in advertising as a copywriter in 2001 and joined DDB İstanbul 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 Audi, IsBank, Netflix, Vodafone, Unilever etc.
In 2016, he became the President of the agency.
He is member of the board in Turkish Association of Advertising Agencies.
Since 2011, he is also a lecturer of Copywriting in Advertising at Kadir Has University in İstanbul.