Copywriter Sample Resume

Lazarus Flint
1234 Post Oak Drive
Atlanta, GA 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556
Email: Lazarus_Flint@frontfocus.com

Objective

To become an active member of a highly productive and creative professional team in the communications field where my skills as an accomplished advertising copywriter, copy editing and proofreader will be utilized at the highest level.

Qualifications Summary
  • Exceptional written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to express thoughts clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Awarded Best Copywriting Stylist from AAF recognized chapter Jefferson University Advertising Club.
  • Possessor of a portfolio team.
  • Certified experience with Microsoft Office and Internet communication, Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, InDesign and Acrobat for 5 years.
  • Research, creative, deadline-oriented individual with outstanding decision-making skills.
  • Able to produce under pressure.
  • Accustomed to long hours in pursuit of organizational goals.
Education
Jenkins University, Atlanta, GA
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (July 2001)
Work Experience
Senior Copywriter: June 2004 - Jan. 2010, Computer Sciences Corporation, Atlanta, GA
  • Met the account management team to discuss client requirements and product background, brainstorming ideas and concepts.
  • Worked in a close-knit creative partnership with the art director to generate workable concepts and ideas.
  • Wrote clear, persuasive, original content; submitted ideas and discussed progress with the creative director before making presentations to clients.
  • Amended, revised or redeveloped campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director or clients.
  • Worked on several campaigns at once, under pressure and on tight deadlines.
  • Proofread copy to check spelling and grammar.
  • Oversaw campaigns from the production stage to completion.
  • Advised intending creatives and reviewed their portfolios.
Copywriter: May 2000 - May 2004, Lehigh & Partners, Atlanta, GA
  • Responsibilities included: Writing convincing, results-oriented copy for broadcast, web sites, print and promotional material, managing public relations efforts of several clients with many placements in print and broadcast media, writing brochure copy and billboard ads for NY Waterway, composing mobile ads and assisting the senior copywriter with writing 60-second radio spots and 30-second TV spots for TSC Direct.
  • Activity in proofreading all materials before final print, participating in brainstorming sessions with the creative director, senior copywriter and art director, researching and preparing situation analysis for possible future clients.  
*References available upon request.