The black sheep in a family of lawyers.
Used to sell burglar alarms to businesses door to door, walking New York City on an eternal quest for the all mighty Sale.
Now I'm a creative, on an eternal quest for the cleverest name for my Tumblr.
Currently Junior Copywriter at R/GA San Francisco
Miami Ad School, NY & SF, Copywriting program 3/2016 - 3/2018
SVA portfolio boot camp course
University of Maryland, B.A., English (concentration in Short Story Writing)
Junior Copywriter, R/GA San Francisco 7/2018 - Present
> Google Assistant, Smucker’s, Milk-Bone, Masterclass
Copywriting Apprentice, R/GA New York 1 - 6/2018
> Samsung Home, ESPN, LEGO, Plated, Verizon, Dunkin pitch
Copywriting Intern, J Walter Thompson New York (JWT), 10 - 12/2017
> Schick Edge, Dannon Oikos
Copywriting Intern, People Ideas & Culture Brooklyn 7 - 9/2017
> Wyndham Hotels (Wyndham Wyzard), Match dating, FIR faucets
Various crap sales jobs 2013 - 2016
> Learned how miserable some jobs can get
Sales Account Executive, Booking.com 2011 - 2013
> Learned how to close sales
Film Crew Production Assistant 2005 - 2010
> Learned how films and TV are shot
Drive Thru, McDonald’s, store #1327 1999
> Learned insights about America
516 815 7940 | AndrewSweissman@gmail
For the Deep Divers...
To provide a well-rounded and deep picture of myself, I answered the questions from James Lipton's Inside the Actors Studio:
What is your favorite word or phrase? Work Bae
What is your least favorite word or phrase? Brexit
What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Connecting with a stranger, remembering we are all the same animal.
What turns you off? Arm hair
What is your favorite curse word? Millennial
What sound or noise do you love? Movie studio intro sounds (see: 20th Century Fox; New Line Cinemas; Columbia Pictures) LISTEN
What sound or noise do you hate? One Eight Seven Seven Kars 4 Kids Donate Your Car Today LISTEN
What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Filmmaker
What profession would you not like to do? Art director
If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? You've prayed to me 205,106 times for me to bring back the Doogie Howser show?!