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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.


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  


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)  


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


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