Alec BrownsteinI am a freelance creative thinker and copywriter. I win pitches, build brands, and launch companies. I believe in the power of simple, sticky ideas that break into the zeitgeist.
I also write and direct stuff.
Some places I have worked: Full Time
Y&R, Publicis, Maxim Magazine, BBDO Freelance
Dollar Shave Club, Johannes Leonardo, Sid Lee, Grey, MRY, LBi, 360i, Creature, Havas, BBDO, RPA, McCann, Y&R Email me.
Or find me here:
BrandsTechnology:ASUS, AT&T, LG Mobile and Appliances, Dell, Google, Xerox, Microsoft, Samsung, Sirius XM, Verizon Cars:Land Rover, Ford, Chevy, Chrysler, Hyundai, Acura Alcohol:Bacardi, Bacardi OakHeart, Bud Light, Don Julio, Guinness, Ketel One, Paddy's Foods:Pepperidge Farm, KFC, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver's, Burger King, Campbell's, Jamba Juice, M&Ms, Doritos, Tostitos, Lays, Cheetos, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mt. Dew, Aquafina, Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Snickers, Sprite, Truvia, Pace Picante Sauce Packaged Goods:Dollar Shave Club, Vicks, Bounty, Charmin, Metamucil, Gillette, Oral-B Services: MetLife, Xerox, FedEx, Accenture, Virgin Atlantic, Ally Bank, YAI, Jet Blue, United Airlines, E*Trade, Citi, Chase, GE, FedEx, NHL, ESPN
RecognitionCannes Lions One Show Pencils Clios D&AD Webbys (Webby Award Winner, People's Voice Winner) ANDY Awards ADC Young Gun (top 50 creative in the world under the age of 30), ADC Cube London International Awards YoungGuns International Young Gun of the Month Google Creative Canvas (top 20 most inventive campaign using any Google product) New York Festivals ADDYS (State, Regional, National) Effies Work exhibited in Smithsonian: Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
B.A. Cum Laude in International Relations, 2003
Dean's List every Semester Upright Citizens Brigade
Levels 101, 201, 301
Published Work50 Relatives Worse Than Yours. New York: Bloomsbury, 2005.
50 Days Worse Than Yours. New York: Bloomsbury, 2007.
Blogger for The Huffington Post. Co-creator and editor of Jerks in Your Area.
InterestsI enjoy writing and directing commercials, short films, and sketches. When I can find the time, I do stand-up comedy and I write screenplays. I'm fluent in espaņol (Spanish). I also like to add my name as a famous resident in towns on Wikipedia. See if you can find them all!
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