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October 31st, 2013

UPDATE: James Cross


James is a copywriter/acd/creative head at Big in London. He shares a site with art director/creative partner Tim Jones, and they’ve added a bunch of new work since their last post on MC (01.09.12). Don’t miss Domino’s Pizza DomiCopter. If Domino’s did that in the States, MC would be ordering pepperoni and pineapple every night.

Portfolio: timandjames.co.uk

October 28th, 2013

Oliver McCutchen Jr.


Oliver is a copywriter in Richmond, VA, previously at Martin. His site is built with readymag, the first on MC (pretty sure). Looks great. Also, it allows Oliver to step you through his portfolio in the order he wants, which is cool. Dig it.

Portfolio: readymag.com/HouseofO/portfolio

October 24th, 2013

Junior CW Wanted: Merkley+Partners


Kyle Daley, Creative Services Director at Merkley+Partners NYC, is on the hunt for a junior copywriter. From Kyle: “Merkley+Partners is looking for a Junior Copywriter – could be right out of school, could be a year of so in the biz already. At M+P junior creatives are given amazing opportunities to work on a range of accounts including Mercedes-Benz, Tic Tac, Nutella, smart car and more. You will work on assignments that include digital, social, TV, experiential, environmental, print, radio – the complete 360. We’d like to see writers with strong conceptual and solid writing skills who can demonstrate the ability to create a big idea and show how it works across all media … wants to work in a collaborative team environment, is eager to learn and jump in wherever needed, all with a smile and can-do attitude!”

Email rez and portfolio link to: kdaley@merkleyandpartners.com

October 24th, 2013

Christian McKechnie


Christian is a copywriter at Publicis Mojo in Brisbane, Australia (MC’s first from Brisbane), but most of the work on his site is for Vietnamese clients. Which MC finds fascinating. Any other Australian CWs interested in submitting? MC would love to see more.

Portfolio: conceptsahoy.com

October 21st, 2013

Jarl Olsen


Jarl is a copywriter/director in San Francisco. His site changes every time you visit. Sometimes projects are represented by heads. Sometimes garbage. Sometimes … well, you’ll see. (Fun.) Once you get into the site, there’s a huge range of work to check out, advertising and film. Dig it.

Portfolio: jarlolsen.com

October 18th, 2013

Steve Molnar


Steve is a copywriter at Biggs/Gilmore in Kalamazoo, MI. (Kalamazoo!) His Crunchy Nut UNofficial Cereal of Celebration campaign celebrates fake holidays throughout the year, like Alien Abduction Day and Read in the Bathtub Day. Basically, whatever holiday Steve invents. How fun is that?

Portfolio: stevemolnar.com

October 16th, 2013

Josh Shelton


Josh is a recent Creative Circus grad now writing at Fitzgerald + Co in Atlanta. (MC loves seeing what student books land which writers where.) Don’t leave without checking out his Photography link. Holy smokes, some great stuff in there.

Portfolio: joshsheltoncopywriter.com

October 14th, 2013

Paxton Wiers


Paxton is a copywriter at Reagan Marketing + Design in Grand Rapids, MI. His bathroom poster for Planned Parenthood made MC snort out loud. Funny stuff for FactoryOTC.com, too. Good times.

Portfolio: paxtonwiers.com

October 10th, 2013

Senior CW Wanted: eBay Enterprise


eBay Enterprise in Silicon Valley is on the hunt for a senior writer: “Based in Silicon Valley, we’re a leading e-commerce, design and branding agency looking for a senior-level copywriter who’s smart, creative, collaborative, collected and accomplished. Someone who can distill financial and technical products into clear, concise, consumer-friendly language. Someone who takes pride in their work, down to the letter, and only satisfied with excellence. Someone who can dig into the details and make even the most pedestrian account-related announcement sing. Oh, and accomplish all of this with minimal noise and direction while taking feedback in stride.

About Us: eBay Enterprise Marketing Solutions (EEMS) is an agency serving a wide variety of clients within and outside the eBay Inc. family, including PayPal, eBay, Magento, Cisco, Plantronics, Intel, Mattel and many more. We’re a global leader, innovator and investor in e-commerce today, actively changing the landscape of how people shop, transact, and engage with their favorite brands. Our Campbell office is home to a tight-knit group of top creative pros who create and collaborate with mutual respect and aim to achieve the highest standards in the work.

Key Qualifications

  • 3-6 years minimum experience, preferably some agency
  • Experience in the following areas a plus: consumer financial/electronic payments space, technology (cloud/web-based services, IT), consumer electronics and hardware products, retail merchandise.
  • Strong portfolio of current work demonstrating creative/conceptual headlines, with longer form copy as well. Good mix of B2B and B2C
  • Deep interactive and branding experience: everything from short-form banners and emails to landing pages to larger, longer projects like strategy docs, case studies, pitches and presentations. Also video, social media, print.
  • Client-facing: comfortable presenting their work
  • Has some experience managing other writers and providing feedback
  • Can keep pace and a cool head in a fun but fast-paced agency environment.
  • MS Office required, but hard design skills (Adobe CS) and UX knowledge a bonus

If this sounds like you, and you want to work alongside some of the most passionate, accomplished creative professionals in the business, please send your resume and online portfolio with current samples, pointing out those most relevant to this position.”

Apply at: Click Here

October 8th, 2013

Prashant Nashi


Prashant is a freelance sr copywriter in Chicago. You know, when MC used to think of Supercuts, MC thought $8. Or, now it’s probably like $20. (Who is MC kidding? It’s exactly $20 at the Supercuts in Corte Madera, CA.) So, it’s refreshing to see a Supercuts campaign featuring up-and-coming rock stars/DJs that doesn’t mention price. Probably pretty awesome for Supercutters out there, too. Nice.

Portfolio: prashantnashi.com

October 2nd, 2013

Creative Circus | Fall 2013


Last month, MC posted Circus Adoptions—a site created by Creative Circus grads to help them find jobs. Since then, Circus grad PJ Que reached out to MC about getting the rest of the Fall 2013 CW grads posted. To which MC responds, “Absolutely.” And so, ladies and gentlemen, MC is honored to present the sites of 10 Fall 2013 Creative Circus graduating copywriters (in alphabetical order):

David Cappolino – davidcappolino.com

Allan Eakin – allaneakin.com

Will Isom – willisom.com

Spike McClinton – spikemcclinton.com

Aidan McKiernan – aidanmckiernan.com

Emily Miller – emilymillercopywriter.com

Dang Phan – dangphan.com

Stefanie Powers – stefaniewithanf.com

Patrick Que – itbeginswithaQ.com

David Stich – copywriterdave.com

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