A community of working portfolios.
August 3rd, 2016

Dan Peterson


Dan is a senior copywriter at Publicis in Seattle. Since his last post on MC (on 01.21.13), he’s added all kinds of killer projects to his site, including MC’s favorite Super Bowl spot of 2016 featuring Drake for T-Mobile. Awesome script, Drake is brilliant, plus “Can we come in the box?” at the end. Doesn’t get better than that.

Portfolio: dp643.com

July 11th, 2016

Andre Vriesman


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

May 12th, 2016

CW Wanted: Hornall Anderson, Seattle


Amy Marshall, Talent Director at Hornall Anderson, is on the hunt for a copywriter. From Amy: “Hornall Anderson (Seattle office) is looking for a copywriter. Writers at a design shop? Say what? What will you write, you ask? All of the things.

If you haven’t thought about writing at a design shop before – twirl it around upstairs. We might be biased, but we offer opportunities to work with some amazing brands (like REI, Madison Square Garden, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Marmite, and Virgin Atlantic – and so many more) partnering with them to tell their stories. Naming, brand messaging/positioning, narrative, brand voice, print, packaging, digital, environments, campaign work – the variety of work is almost endless. We are strategy and concept driven with an equal amount of importance placed on craft. Work hard. Play hard. Respect.

And, our headquarters is in Seattle. C’mon. Amazing.”

To apply and see the full job description: Click here

You can also send your resume/portfolio (do not forget that portfolio) to Amy at: uscareers@hornallanderson.com

April 20th, 2016

Garrett Musar


Garrett is a junior copywriter at Publicis Seattle (as of April 2016, big congrats!). And yet, the index page of his Cargo site is so old. You’ll understand when you see it.

Portfolio: garrettmusar.com

April 4th, 2016

Sharath Verghese


Sharath is a copywriter at Creature in Seattle. Since his last post on MC (11.10.14), he’s added a bunch of new projects to his site including awesomeness for Blue Nile (above) and DoubleDown Casino. If you like cats, don’t miss Sharath’s 15-second pre-roll spot “Kitty Glitter” for DoubleDown. Slow-motion falling cats … with diamonds.

Portfolio: cargocollective.com/sharathverghese

August 24th, 2015

Senior Copywriter Wanted: GreenRubino, Seattle


Tina Mainar, Director of Human Resources at GreenRubino in Seattle, is on the hunt for a senior copywriter. From Tina: “We’re looking for a kick-ass senior copywriter/concept guru. The ideal candidate is a master wordsmith and idea generator who knows how to present/sell them to clients and makes nice in the sandbox. Writing TV, radio, print and online film is essential. You’ve likely graduated from an advertising program or possess a Bachelor’s Degree in some form of communications or humanities. At least 5 years experience and a strong portfolio is a huge advantage, but if you’re a recent graduate with an incredibly strong portfolio, we would love to meet you. We also love that you’ve written poetry, but don’t need to see it just yet, if ever.”

Email your link to: Careers@greenrubino.com

June 24th, 2015

Dani Bell


Dani is a freelance copywriter in Seattle, previously at Hornall Anderson Design Works. She’s got a cool variety of projects in her portfolio, including packaging for Lay’s Wavy Potato Chips, Emerald & Spruce Ice Cream, and Stark Raving Pizza (above). So hungry now.

Portfolio: danibellcreative.com

February 25th, 2015

Matt McCain


Matt is a copywriter/CD in Seattle. After 15 years at WongDoody, his portfolio is stocked with all kinds of killer projects for Amazon (above), Seattle Seahawks, Subway, Horizon Air, Tobacco Quit Line, and the LA Dodgers. Dying to know what it was like working with the one and only Gary Busey. Crazzeee.

Portfolio: mattmccain.com

November 10th, 2014

Sharath Verghese


Sharath is a copywriter at Creature in Seattle. Lots of hilariousness on his site, including projects for Oberto Beef Jerky, Microsoft Surface, and a piece for Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. MC wonders: has the tweet/social media post become the new “headline” for copywriters? Hmm …

Portfolio: cargocollective.com/sharathverghese

July 9th, 2014

Travis Meidell


Travis is a copywriter at Amazon.com in Seattle, previously at Leo Burnett in Chicago. Lots of great work all over his site, including his Doritos campaign (above) “encouraging” moviegoers to snack on chips instead of popcorn. So scary!

Portfolio: travismeidell.com

January 21st, 2013

Dan Peterson

Dan is a senior copywriter/brand strategist at Urban Influence in Seattle. He’s also an official MLB scorekeeper for the Seattle Mariners (awesome). Huge range of work in his portfolio, including spots for Rhapsody, Epipheo videos, a review in Antennae Magazine, sandwich boards, and even a little iPhone photography.

Portfolio: dp643.com

October 30th, 2012

CW Wanted: GreenRubino Seattle

Ryan Ruelos at GreenRubino in Seattle is looking for a copywriter. From Ryan: “GreenRubino is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Copywriter. If you are passionate, collaborative, idea-driven, slightly askew, and fanatical about words, ads, brands, and building experiences, please contact us. We are an integrated, Seattle-based, firmly rooted and fiercely motivated advertising agency and branding firm, so versatility is an essential skill-set. Our ideal candidate is an idea person and a master wordsmith—fluent in short, smart, wry, insightful points-of-view; plus can also produce tight, crisp long-form copy and online content when called upon. If you toil unceasingly in perfecting headlines and loathe cliched, tired, ‘cute’ twists of phrase, you’re likely the right fit for us. Experience in writing television, radio, and online film work is favorable. The right candidate will likely have graduated from either an art or advertising program or possess a Bachelors Degree in some form of communications or humanities. 2 – 4 years of advertising agency experience is a huge advantage, but if you’re a recent graduate with a very, very strong portfolio, we would love to meet you. (Please note that we are not seeking editorial writers at this time.) About GreenRubino: full-service communications firm-slash-marketing commune founded in 1977. Our experience, growth and results have established us as one of the Northwest’s most successful and respected agencies.”

To apply, submit a portfolio link or PDF of your work to: careers@greenrubino.com

August 10th, 2012

Torin Daniels

Torin is a copywriter at Wexley School for Girls in Seattle (and has slept there “approximately nine times”). How much does MC dig his Microsoft Kinect for Windows project? The most. Recruiting engineers with a bacon cart outside Amazon and Google HQs. Balls. Genius + balls.

Portfolio: torindaniels.com

June 23rd, 2011

Creative Circus Week 2011 – Matt Kappler

What does it take to graduate from Circus and immediately land an awesome gig at Wexley School for Girls? Check it out.

Portfolio: cargocollective.com/mkcw

April 16th, 2010

Creative Circus Week: Ben Bliss

Ben graduated from Circus in 2009 and is currently in Seattle, where he helped create the above Microsoft project with Wexley School For Girls. On his home page, Ben writes “I want to be an awesome copywriter.” Cool. Me too. 

Portfolio: benblissed.com

March 10th, 2010

Matthew Weiner

Matthew is an interactive copywriter at Publicis in Seattle. Not to be missed: HotelHellVacation.com (especially the game) and Matthew’s stand-up. Now that, my friends, is bravery. Tip o’ the Hat, Ween.

Portfolio: bigween.com

January 13th, 2010

Yutaka Tsujino

Yutaka is a copywriter at Creature Seattle, CP+B before that. His work sucks. (Not really.) His site sucks. (Not really.) He sucks. Or, that’s what his site proclaims. Absolutely, positively hysterical. Love it love it love it.

[UPDATE.01.19.2010: Yutaka is no longer at Creature, he moved back to Japan]

Portfolio: yutakasucks.com

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