My Education

B.S. in Creative Advertising, Texas Creative at the University of Texas in Austin  Graduated 2007

 

My Relevant Work-Like Experience

Freelance Copywriter – San Antonio, TX – March 2018 to Present

Working on brand campaigns, video scripts, outdoor, print, email campaigns, and direct mail for Periscope Data, Pistol Lake, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Iris Plans

 

Copywriter, The Company (Formerly The Company of Others, more formerly FKM) – Houston, TX – July 2014 to March 2018

Worked on TV, radio, outdoor, print, and digital for Waste Management, Windstream, SunShare Community Solar, Minute Rice, Direct Energy, Home Warranty of America, and Phillips 66 Aviation

 

Copywriter, Dell – Round Rock, TX – July 2011 to June 2014

Wrote web copy, blog posts, banners, email campaigns, lead generation campaigns, product launch campaigns, and infographics

 

Copywriter, Snazzy Mustache Designs – Austin, TX – January 2010 to May 2011

Worked on web content for local clients and built/managed clients' sites in Joomla!

 

Copywriter, Ogilvy/Redworks – New York, NY – June 2008 to January 2009

Worked on BP print and interactive pieces for IBM, Perrier, Sears, and Feeding America

 

Freelance Copywriter, WKP-Spier, New York, NY  October 2007 to June 2008

Worked on Kraft Baker’s Chocolate, Maine Tourism, Penguin Books, and Gotham Books

 

Freelance Copywriter, DiMassimo Goldstein – New York, NY – January 2008

Helped on a pitch for Midori liqueur

 

Freelance Copywriter, Kirshenbaum Bond and Partners (Dotglu) – New York, NY – September 2007

Worked on Dell and Edward Jones direct mail pieces and email blasts

 

Intern Copywriter, We Are Gigantic – New York, NY – July to August 2007

Worked on How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical, Mike's Hard Lemonade, and Nestle Waters

 

Intern Copywriter, Door Number 3 – Austin, TX – Fall 2006

Worked on local clients and got an introduction to radio

 

My Ego Boosters

Gold ADDY – Regional/National Television Commercial Campaign | Waste Management “Bin-to-Bin” Campaign – 2016

Silver ADDY – Regional/National Television Commercial | Waste Management TV: “Ride” – 2016

Silver ADDY – Motion Graphics, Animation or Special Effects | Waste Management Bin-to-Bin Campaign – 2016

ADDYs Citation of Excellence – Regional/National Television Commercial | Waste Management TV: “Yum”: 15 – 2016

Silver Telly – Regional TV & Multi-Market Cable Category Campaign – Waste Management “Bin-to-Bin” Campaign – 2015

Silver Telly – Regional TV & Multi-Market Cable Category Campaign for Use of Humor – Waste Management “Bin-to-Bin” Campaign – 2015

Leo Burnett Student Portfolio Scholarship – 2007

National Fuze Beverages Competition Finalist – 2007

 

My Goal

Make promotional materials that don’t make people want to close their eyes and give up on the day.