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                           Colin Costello

                 Creative Director/Writer

                            Los Angeles, CA m: 323.351.6467

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                           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


                           Freelance Creative Director/Writer

                           Various |Los Angeles | April 2019 – Present

                           Clients: Jack in the Box, Tik Tok, T-Mobile, 


                           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 | March 1998 – July 2002

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

                           Associate Creative Director/Writer

                           DDB | Chicago | August 1994 – March 1998

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


                           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


                           School of Visual Arts, New York

                           Penn State University

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