Resume

Hi. I'm Jim, a writer at Clemenger BBDO Melbourne. Prior to advertising, I wrote for

a travel show in Europe; served as probably-London's-worst bartender; worked as a pseudo gonzo journalist in Detroit; and went to VCU Brandcenter. I think in that order.

Work

CLEMENGER BBDO 

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

SR. CREATIVE 

JULY '14 – PRESENT

Carlton Draught, Child First,

Crown Lager, Dulux, Mercedes, 

M&Ms, MLC Retirement, National Australia Bank, Origin Energy,

Pedigree, Snickers, Transport

Accident Commission (TAC), 

Tourism Victoria, Victoria Bitter.

 

CHIAT \ DAY NEW YORK

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR 

NOV. '13 – JUNE '14

H&M, Kraft, Planters, Jameson, 

Wall Street Journal, Wheat Thins.

 

BBH NEW YORK

CREATIVE

NOV. '11 – NOV. '13
AXE, Bailey's, Cole Haan,

Dove Men, Google, Google Chrome,

Johnnie Walker, PlayStation.

CRISPIN PORTER + BOGUSKY, CO.

WRITER / SR. WRITER / ACD

MARCH '10 – NOV. '11

Amex, AXE, Bing, Best Buy,
Coke Zero, Domino's, Microsoft,
Vitaminwater, Windows Phone.

BOONEOAKLEY, NC

COPYWRITER 

AUG. '07 – MARCH '10

Bloom, CarMax, EA Games,

Microsoft, Mizuno, MTV, One Show,
Ruby Tuesday, State Farm. 

 

Contact

Recognition

Campaign Brief – 4th-ranked creative in Australia

2015 Clios – Bronze (Victoria Bitter)

2015 Gunn Report – Top 20 Ads of 2015 (Victoria Bitter)

2015 Best Ads on TV – Ad of the Week (Victoria Bitter)

2015 Cannes Lions – Shortlist (TAC Strings)

2015 Adweek – Ad of the Day (TAC Strings)

2015 Best Ads on TV (TAC Strings)

2015 Best Ads on TV (TAC Towards Zero)

2014 Cannes Lions – Silver (PlayStation 4 Launch)

2014 Clios – Silver (PlayStation 4 Launch)

2014 D&AD In-Book (PlayStation 4 Launch)

2014 FWA – Site of the Day (PlayStation 4 Launch)

2013 Emmy nomination (Google Jess Time)

2013 AICP winner / MoMA permanent collection (Jess Time)

2013 Art Director's Club – Bronze (Jess Time)

2013 Mashable – Top Tear-Jerker Ad of All Time (Jess Time)

2013 Webby's – finalist, best writing (Google Coffee)
2013 AICP – shortlist, copywriting (Coffee)
2011 Adweek – Ad of the Day (Microsoft)
2011 FWA – Site of the Day (TRON)
2011 Creativity – Pick of the Day (TRON)

2011 MIXX Awards – Gold (TRON)
2010 Cannes Lions – Gold (BooneOakley.com)
2010 One Show Interactive – Gold (BO.com)
2010 One Show – Silver (BO.com)
2010 Andy Awards – Silver (BO.com)
2010 Clios – Bronze  (BO.com)
2010 Webby Award (BO.com)
2010 SXSW – Site of the Year (BO.com)
2010 FWA – Site of the Month (BO.com)
Ad Age – Top 20 Ads on YouTube (BO.com)
Huffington Post – Most Innovative Sites Ever (BO.com)
One Club Best of the Digital Decade (BO.com)
Creativity Top 20, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011
Creativity Pick of the Day, 2010, 2011
Gold Addy, 2008, 2009, 2010
2007 Gold, Int'l Young Guns Competition

2007 Student One Show

 

 

Education
VCU BRANDCENTER,

Richmond, VA

Master's in Advertising/Copywriting

 

ALBION COLLEGE,

Albion, MI

Bachelor's in English / Journalism