a passionate student and practitioner in advertising for over twenty years, jordan has built a successful career on making people happy. from consumers to clients and employers to employees, he possesses a strong ability for creating and leading smart, engaging, talked about and results-producing campaigns in all media. as both a creative director and copywriter, he’s helped save numerous existing accounts, won dozens of new ones, and been recognized by every major award show along the way. on the side, he also was one of the proud creators of a documentary that won a chicago emmy and a thrilled, yet bummed co-creator of a movie script that spike jonez beat him to — “her” — which won an oscar for best original screenplay. 


jordan's been fortunate to have learned from many of the best, brightest and nicest people at lauded agencies such as carrol, raj, stagliano, cliff freeman and partners, bbdo and the multitude of places he’s freelanced. he enjoys passing along his wisdom to future stars and is known for having a smile on his face and a joke at the ready. in his spare time, jordan loves listening to music, laughing, spending time with his wife and daughter, playing golf, tennis or hockey and writing about himself in the third person. 

achievements • emmy nomination, cannes, ca, addy, moma permanent collection, london international, new york festivals • wrote online campaign that won lg, publicis modem's largest win • pepsi twist "osbournes" voted into the top 25 spots of all-time • created a campaign that saved the $600m chrysler business • penned the tagline that beat out W&K for the $100m aol account • awarded pepsi edge business based on success of pepsi twist


freelance 2007 - current brandbuzz nitro • tbwa/chiat • y&r • publicis modem • vml • travelzoo • complete branding and multi-media campaign development • interactive content • new business troubleshooting and pitches • client meetings • copywriter, creative director, strategic thinker and potty trained


bbdo: new york  senior vp creative director  7.1994 - 7. 2006 co-ran pepsi edge, pepsi twist and doritos. worked extensively on pepsi international, aol, ebay, visa, hbo, pizza hut, ge, e*trade, schwab, ruffles, office depot, chrysler, usga, hyatt, lenox hill, lowe's, dell, m&ms and levitra


amv/bbdolondon, england • sent to troubleshoot british telecom account - spring 2005


clemenger/bbdo: sydney, australia • sent to troubleshoot pizza hut account - spring 1999


cliff freeman & partners  freelance copywiter 1992 - 1994 sony plaza, image soft video game cartridges


earle palmer brown  roy rogers, american floral marketing council


carroll raj stagliano  guinness kaliber, bass ale, rossignol


tbwa/graf bertel  senior copywriter 6.1990 - 11.1992 swissair, swissôtel, steuben, gallo wines


education m.s.: advertising, northwestern university b.s.: marketing, university of illinois at urbana-champaign