Where I’ve Been

I started out in advertising life as an art director, but switched to copywriter in 2008. I much prefer to freelance as a writer, but I occasionally work as an AD.

EXPERIENCE:

FREELANCE
February 2011 – present  :: Creative Director/Copywriter/Occasional Art Director

TEAM ONE, El Segundo, CA :: Associate Creative Director/Copywriter
August 2009 – February 2011

GROUND ZERO, Los Angeles, CA :: Art Director/Copywriter
May 2007 – May 2009

FALLON, Minneapolis, MN :: Art Director
March 2006 – May 2007

PUBLICIS & HAL RINEY, San Francisco, CA :: Art Director
March 2005 – March 2006

JUNG VON MATT, Hamburg, Germany :: Art Director
May – September 2004

 

BRANDS:

Target, ESPN, HTC, Sprint, AT&T, BlackBerry, Rackspace Cloud Hosting, Shutterbug Social, Honda, Lexus, BMW, The Ritz-Carlton, Farmers Insurance, Travelers Insurance, Mercury Insurance, Citibank, NYSE, Wellpoint, Clinique, Haagen-Dazs, Oberto Beef Jerky, Bit-O-Luv (pet treats), California Dairy, 24 Hour Fitness, Bacardi, Beringer, Pinky Vodka, Partnership for a Drug-Free America, The Girl Effect, TCS (California anti-smoking)

 

EDUCATION:

Miami Ad School / Minneapolis, MN :: Art Direction Portfolio Program
Macalester College / St. Paul, MN :: BA in Creative Writing/Studio Art

 

SHINY THINGS & PIECES OF PAPER:

One Show
One Show Interactive
D&AD
Lürzer’s Archive
Communication Arts