A community of working portfolios.
July 27th, 2016

David Ashton

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David is a copywriter available for freelance or full-time in Austin, Texas, previously at iris in Chicago. (Just made the move this summer after getting married, congrats David!) His portfolio is a mix of produced and spec work, from big McDonald’s Monopoly spots with LeBron to a One Show Young Ones Finalist/Merit Award winner for Save The Arts.

Portfolio: thedavidashton.com

July 25th, 2016

Thom Crowley

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Thom is a copywriter/comedian in NYC. For years, MC has been writing about how copywriters make good comedians and vice versa. Thom’s portfolio is proof yet again, from his talking Progressive Box spots (above) to Todd Spaulding, Brand Strategist™. Don’t miss Thom’s Spoofs&Goofs page—his tweets to and from @Tide and @BounceFresh had MC laughing out loud.

Portfolio: thomcrowley.com

July 20th, 2016

Andrew Lepere

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Andrew is a new copywriter after graduating from Creative Circus in June. In his first project, for Gunpowder Rye Whiskey, he uses real gunpowder to create their logo. Watch the “making of” video and you’ll see that they did it on a table in what looks like a very small backyard. (Gulp.) The things we do for portfolios.

Portfolio: andrewlepere.com

July 18th, 2016

Joe Moon

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Joe is a copywriter at McCann Erickson in NYC (previously spent 10 years in the US Army, two combat tours, big ups!). All kinds of cool projects on his site including work for US Army, Independence Day Resurgence, and a bunch for Lockheed Martin. Don’t miss “Field Trip To Mars” (above). So cool.

Portfolio: watchthemoon.com

July 13th, 2016

Copywriter Wanted: Zenefits, San Francisco

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Zenefits in San Francisco is on the hunt for a writer. From Zenefits: “As a Copywriter at Zenefits, you will play a central role in the operation of our internal creative studio. Working closely with our Executive Creative Director and production team, you will help drive the development of a wide range of corporate and brand communications including web pages, digital and social media campaigns, email programs, print collateral, live events, and videos. You will collaborate closely with designers, content strategists, engineers, and marketing leads. Ultimately, the Copywriter will help ensure that the creative studio consistently delivers exceptional service and original thinking to the larger Zenefits organization.

THE DAY TO DAY

  • Work independently to write and edit copy for a wide range of brand communications
  • Work closely with designers to plan and execute creative deliverables
  • Coordinate with project managers to establish project parameters and ensure timely delivery
  • Collaborate with other Zenefits teams to brainstorm campaigns and programs to support brand initiatives
  • Handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Be more than a writer; be a creative strategist who crafts solutions based on context
  • Be a passionate steward of the Zenefits brand voice and tone

ARE WE A MATCH

  • 4+ years experience as a marketing/advertising Copywriter (agency or in-house)
  • Portfolio of work that demonstrates versatility across multiple formats (websites, social media, email, collateral, video, etc.)
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related discipline”

Email Zenefits Recruiter Michelle Steyer at msteyer@zenefits.com

Full job description: Click here

July 11th, 2016

Andre Vriesman

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Andre is a senior copywriter at Wexley School For Girls in Seattle. Really fun mix of projects on his site, including Carhartt “Hire These Pants” (above), a giant Darigold Farmalicious fridge, The Tennis Court for Wilson, and a Microsoft Lync slingshot for old phones. Good times.

Portfolio: andrevriesman.com

July 7th, 2016

Reed Sullivan

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Reed is a new copywriter in NYC after recently graduating from Savannah College of Art & Design and completing an internship at Droga5. (Congrats, Reed!) He is also the child of two copywriter parents, which might be a first for MC. Can’t wait to see where he lands.

Portfolio: reedthewriterguy.com

July 5th, 2016

Ryan Overhiser

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Ryan is a freelance copywriter in San Francisco. The first project on his site is a cologne for a gas station, Burnt Rubbér by Sunoco. Which, apparently, smells awesome. (Duh.) How do you follow that up? With LaserHam for Dietz & Watson, featuring the laser cut face of Michael Ian Black on a ham. (Yes, it’s real.) Doesn’t get better than that.

Portfolio: ryanoverhiser.com

June 30th, 2016

Brian Alexander

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Brian is a copywriter at Deutsch in NYC. Since his last post on MC just after graduating from Miami Ad School (way back on 07.18.11), he’s been busy. According to his About page, “Brian is from North Dakota. It was cold. Now he lives in Brooklyn where his writing appears in The New Yorker*, his advertising work is in the permanent collection at The Museum of Modern Art** and he is the host of All The Brians, a podcast where he interviews people named Brian for no reason***.” MC will leave it to you to read the other side of those asterisks. (Heh-heh.)

Portfolio: brianbrianbrianbrianbrian.com

June 27th, 2016

Mark Slater

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Mark is a freelance copywriter/ACD in Boston with a brand new Squarespace site. One of the coolest things about looking through writer portfolio sites is seeing all of the ways that we market ourselves as storytellers. While most of us are now either on Squarespace or Cargo, the ways in which we tell our stories on those platforms can be very different.

Portfolio: markjslater.com

June 23rd, 2016

Alison Hammer

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Alison is a copywriter/CD at MARC USA in Pittsburgh, PA. She’s got a crazy variety of projects up on her site, including online videos for verisign that look like they would have been a blast to shoot. “Ok, fish—hit him!” Also, don’t miss her Hate Mail page. We’ve all gotten it. Nice to see it proudly displayed.

Portfolio: alisonhammer.com

June 20th, 2016

Craig Baldo

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Craig is a copywriter/CD/comedian in NYC. So much awesomeness all over his site, including Lumbergh for Atlassian (above), stand-up on Conan (wow), cartoons with Harry Bliss (featured in The New Yorker amongst others), and a page of tweets that made coffee shoot out MC’s nose. So good.

Portfolio: craigbaldo.com

June 16th, 2016

Jeff Tepper

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Jeff is a copywriter in NYC looking for his next gig (formerly at Anomaly). Don’t miss his GIF work for PEZ and Captain Morgan (above), which is super fun. Also, be sure to stop by his Personal Art & Comedy page, which is deep and crazzeee.

Portfolio: jefftepper.com

June 13th, 2016

CW Wanted: Commerce House, Dallas

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Leigh Sander, CD at Commerce House in Dallas, is on the hunt for a writer. From Leigh: “Commerce House, an award-winning agency in the Dallas Design District, is looking for a writer. Someone who loves crashing words together in compelling, unexpected ways. And who’s driven to come up with ideas that make other human beings stop and think. You’ll need an entrepreneurial spirit; we’ve got a lot going on. From crafting a social platform for the NBA refs—the most hated officials in officialdom—to making healthcare human again for Texas Health Resources to getting people to Go Public with their love for KERA 90.1 and KXT 91.7, to name a few.

If these apply to you, please apply to us: 

  • Brilliant online portfolio, including radio, TV, print, OOH, web, social, mobile,
  • 4-6 years working at an agency—or something like it
  • Actually enjoy collaborating with creatives, planners, account types and clients
  • Curious and adventurous in and out of the office
  • As strong strategically as you are creatively
  • Can present your work with coherence and conviction
  • Willing and able to find out about us on your own—our site is being retooled
  • Are not a jerk”

Send your portfolio to: Trey@commercehouse.com

June 11th, 2016

CW Wanted: Exit10

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Eric Hartsock of Exit10 in Baltimore is on the hunt for a writer. From Eric, “Exit10 is looking for a writer with 1-3 years of experience who is equally comfortable with short and long copy for digital, print, commercials, guerilla and traditional advertising and design.

We are an agency where the best idea wins, no matter where it comes from. The ideal candidate will have his or her share of concepts, along with the care for the craft to make every execution live up to the promise of every idea.”

Send resume and examples to jobs@exit10.com
June 9th, 2016

CW/AD Team Wanted: Merkley+Partners, NYC

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Kyle Daley, Director of Creative Services at Merkley+Partners in NYC is looking to hire a go-to, can-do team with 3-4 years experience. From Kyle: “Are you a big-ideas-driven duo looking to add some serious heft to an already impressive portfolio? At M+P you’ll own major projects on one of the most prestigious accounts on the planet: Mercedes-Benz. You’ll develop and produce lots of high profile TV, as well as digital, print, POS, radio, event, branded entertainment… the whole gamut. You’ll be a key part of our new business efforts. And you’ll get to apply your creative muscle to other big name accounts like Nutella, ALL Laundry Detergent, Smart Car, Armor All and more. If you’re interested in becoming an integral part of M+P’s smart and collaborative team, please send your portfolio to Kyle at the address below. Creative “Teams” only.

Send portfolio to: kdaley@merkleyandpartners.com

June 8th, 2016

Todd Mitchell

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Todd is a freelance copywriter/CD in Boston. Since his last post on MC over six years ago (05.10.10, so long ago), Todd’s been busy. Like, super busy. Including lighting the 26-foot high Jack Daniel’s Barrel Tree (above), which looks like inspiration for MC’s 2016 front yard holiday display. Yes, please. Welcome back, Mr. Mitchell.

Portfolio: toddmitchellhome.com

June 6th, 2016

Coby Gerstner

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Coby is a copywriter at R&R Partners in Salt Lake City, Utah. Previously, he was employee #3 at Beloved Shirts, who wrapped the above Bently as a watermelon. So funny. Don’t miss the rest of Coby’s Beloved shenanigans. Had MC laughing out loud for 10 minutes. Too good.

Portfolio: coby.co

June 1st, 2016

Andrew Hurwitz

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Andrew is a new copywriter in NYC and a recent graduate of Miami Ad School (December 2015). His book is hot off the presses, his face is clean shaven, and he’s on the hunt for his first full-time gig. How fun is that? Fun.

Portfolio: bookofandrew.space

May 30th, 2016

Chad Rea’s Bionic Arm

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Chad Rea is a writer/creative/director/entrepreneur in Austin, Texas. Since his last post on MC (02.03.14) he’s started a video content company called Bionic Arm. Check out the adorable/hilarious/sad video “Year of the Goat (1991)” Bionic Arm did for New Belgium Ale (above). Fantastic acting by Goat Man. Love it.

Bionic Arm: bionicarm.com

Chad’s portfolio: chadrea.com

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