Colin Costello

                 Creative Director/Writer

                            Los Angeles, CA m: 323.351.6467

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Core Skills           Creative Direction | Copywriting | Brand Strategy | Digital Marketing | Social Media | Direct                                      Marketing | Video Script Writing | Emails | Journalism | Press Releases | Branded                                                    Entertainment | Google Docs | Feature Writing | Gen-X | Film| Pharma | Entertainment                                            Marketing | Pop Culture

Experience          Creative Director/Writer

                            IW Group |Los Angeles | June 2018 – April 2019

                            Advertising, Brand Strategy, Experiential, Digital

                            McDonald’s Lexus, Disney, Fox, Warner Bros.


                            Freelance Creative Director/Writer

                            Various agencies| Los Angeles | February 2016 – June 2018

                            Broadcast, Digital, Social Experiential, DM, Emails

                            MUFG, T-Mobile, Nissan, Toyota, AARP, Motor Trend


                            Group Creative Director/Writer

                            Walton Isaacson | Los Angeles | November 2012 – September 2015

                            Advertising, Multicultural, LGBT, Broadcast, Print, OOH, Digital, Experiential

                            Lexus, The Dodgers, Macys, McDonald’s                                              


                            Freelance Creative Director/Writer

                            Leo Burnett | Chicago | September 2010 – November 2012

                            Advertising, Brand Strategy

                            Samsung, Allstate, Kellogg’s


                            Associate Creative Director/Writer

                            Clear Channel Creative Services Group |Atlanta| September 2008 – September 2010

                            Advertising, Brand Strategy, Digital Marketing, Production, DM

                            NBC, Paramount, I Heart Radio,


                            VP, Group Creative Director/Writer

                            Burrell | Chicago | March 2003 – July 2007

                            McDonald’s, Toyota, Verizon


                            VP, Group Creative Director/Writer

                            FCB | Chicago | August 1998 – March 2002

                            Gatorade, Dr. Pepper/7-UP flavor brands, Coors, Quaker


Awards                Andys, Chicago Creative Club, Mobius, Ad Age, Fox’s World’s Sexiest Commercials, Telly’s,                                    New York Festival, NJ Art Director’s Club, Adweek’s Best Spots, Creativity Best Spots,                                            AdColor


Education            School of Visual Arts, New York

                            Penn State University

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