Ashley Kohler is the multi-hyphenate head of Motion Design and animation studio Awesome Incorporated. Ashley launched Awesome Inc in 2006 after eight years at Cartoon Network, bringing her experience and artistry to the company’s foundation. Supervising both creative and production, Ashley’s hands-on approach can be seen throughout Awesome Inc’s distinctive body of work and visionary team of talent. Ashley’s creativity, attention to detail and ardor for animation help distinguish Awesome Inc in the crowded field of content creation.
Ashley has led teams on over 150 episodes of series animation for networks like Adult Swim, Hulu and IFC, while also supervising commercial, promo, and packaging projects for clients including FX, Cartoon Network, Wieden+Kennedy, and Nickelodeon. She is passionate about improving diversity in animation and empowering artists throughout the Southeast, and serves on the board of directors for ASIFA South.