INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE

 

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR (2016 – Present)

CODE AND THEORY — Create copy for online and mobile, articles, content strategy, client presentations, decks, packaging, pitches, user guidelines, telesales script. Clients: Amex, Dean & DeLuca, Google Digital News Initiative, J.P. Morgan Private Banking, MIT Sloan, New York Life, Pearson, SC Johnson, XFINITY Mobile.  

 

SENIOR COPYWRITER (2016)
Freelance Clients include:

R/GA – Write pitch books for TD Wealth Management

Roar – Craft 360 materials for $150M pitch for airline/credit card

FutureBrand – Write brand usage and environmental guidelines

Evoke – Write script, storyboards & guidelines for ablation app

 

SENIOR DIGITAL COPYWRITER (2014 – 2015)

DIRECTV / AT&T (Digital Media Group) — Write web pages, banners, blogs, SEO and mini-sites for desktop & mobile. Subjects include entertainment, sports, business, sustainability, special offers, new technology and apps.

 

SENIOR COPYWRITER (2013 – 2014)
Freelance Clients include:

Sapient – Write new website and video for MasterPass

Huge – Write video for Sonic automotive and website for major energy provider

Doremus – Copywriter for Visa V.me powerpoint and sell sheet 

Relevent – Concept and script disruptive viral events for Microsoft and Stoli

Scholastic – Create taglines and descriptions for online teaching resource

Rode Advertising – Create taglines for luxury real estate      

Design Matters – Write brochures for Metropolitan Commercial Bank

True Vision Center – Write TV commercials for cosmetic surgeon

 

(2012)

DeVries Public Global – Speechwriter for P&G beauty conferences in NY, Bangkok & Dubai
Subjects: opening remarks, cellular bioenergetics, global trends, product innovation

Black Twig Communications – Write Optimum brochures and step-by-step guides

Infor – Write and produce promotional videos on software solutions

VML – Concept and create digital pitches for Colgate Optic White

News Corp – Write online profiles for Global Energy Initiatives environmental heroes

 

HUGO BOSS (2011)

Screenwriter

Create an original screenplay, story and characters for Fashion campaign

  • Project proved so popular, it extended to displays in NYC flagship store

 

MYPUBLISHER (2010 – 2011)
Copy Director
Oversee all copy for high-end online publisher’s website, product development, marketing campaigns, application design and social media

  • Marketing campaigns increased revenue 100% over same period previous year
  • Generated highest single day sales in company history
  • Increased social media +70K in first month
  • Consolidated new acquisition into company brand

Copy Director / Copy Writer (2007 – 2010)
Freelance Clients include:

Pfizer  Lead Pharma stakeholder interviews and manage research to create intranet 

Wolters-Kluwer – Write demo video for website and tradeshows, plus collaterals

Rosetta Write Pharma banner ads for Amgen and Forest Labs

Tribal DDB – Write Pharma pitch

Universal McCann / InitiativeWrite global pitches to help win Unilever and Alberto Culver accounts.
Additional Clients: Carl’s, Jr., Arts Institutes

Eyeball Create Storyboards for Nokia / Ovi

 

AOL / TIME-WARNER (2005 – 2006)
Copy Director / Senior Editor, 360 Creative (an Internal Agency)
Write and oversee all copy serving AOL brands
Write all scripts, videos, banners, ppt decks, brand descriptions, upfront speech & evites

Projects: Bank of America, Capital One, Coca Cola, Dove, Cover Girl, Pharma, Unilever,
Disney, Mercedes, AdCouncil,Gold Rush w/ Mark Burnett
and many others

 

LUMINANT WORLDWIDE (2000 – 2002)
Copy Director / Senior Copywriter
Write, edit and oversee all copy for websites, including targeted copy concepts

Clients: MasterCard: website redesign, banner ads, emails and seasonal promotions,
Balance Bar, Mars Candies,Cover Girl, Sony, United Airlines, DeBeers,and others

PUBLICATIONS

VINTAGE BOOKS (1997 – 2015)
Co-editor with Nina Shengold – 9 Contemporary Play Anthologies
Responsibilities: create book concept; write proposal; solicit & select plays; secure all rights;
write introduction, bios; cover copy & art; edit proofs & galleys

 

VIKING-PENGUIN
Co-editor with Nina Shengold – 4 Contemporary Play Anthologies
Responsibilities same as Vintage Books

 

MEDIA – THEATER, TV & FILM

PLAYWRIGHT
Plays produced in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and China
Plays published by Dramatists Play Service, Playscripts, Dramatic Publishing, Applause
Recent: Summer Shorts NYC, Adirondack Theatre Festival (commission/world premiere)

 

ORANGE THOUGHTS PRODUCTIONS
Co-Founder & Artistic Director – not-for-profit company
Write, produce & direct award-winning short films & plays for worldwide distribution
Produce all fundraising events, PR, from ‘big vision’ to daily operations

 

TELEVISION:
CBS-TV / 20th Century Fox
CARLY – Staff Writer (Pilot)
ABC-TV
RYAN’S HOPE – Staff Writer. Writer’s Guild Award

 

SHORT FILMS:
FIRST BREATH – Writer/Producer
Starring Oscar Winner Melissa Leo, Victor Williams, Kelly Karbacz
CATER-WAITER – Director/Writer/Producer
Starring David Drake, Tim Deak, Lisa Kron, John Kelly

 

AWARD/HONORS

Over 50 Writing Honors – List Available Upon Request

 

EDUCATION

Brown University – B.A. in English & Theatre Arts (Honors)

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