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Barrie Arliss
Senior Copywriter
Seattle, WA


Things I paid for
2001-2003/Portfolio Center/Atlanta, GA

  • Received Copywriting Certificate

  • Played lots of Grand Theft Auto

1997-2001/University of Florida/Gainesville, FL

  • Got a BA in Advertising

  • Took two extra classes to score a Minor in Sociology


Things that paid
Sept 2017-Current/My Own Thing/Seattle, WA

  • Available for freelance or full-time possibilities

Jan-Sept 2017/Copacino+Fujikado/Seattle, WA

  • Created traditional ad work and social thingies for Seattle Mariners, Seattle Aquarium, Goodwill, Washington Forest Protection Association, and Holland America Line

  • Yoga-ed on the roof once

2016-2017/Rational/Seattle, WA

  • Created videos and social doodads for Acer

  • Made weekly trips to the nearby tent city with crates of uneaten catered agency foods

2011-2016/Wunderman/Seattle, WA

  • Created emails and landing pages for Microsoft, Microsoft, and Microsoft

  • Won a bunch of Addy's, some Pulse awards, and a giftcard to Maximilien in the Market

2010-2011/Freelance/Seattle, WA

  • Worked with Hey, Zaaz, Blast Radius, Creature, etc.

  • Paid off student loans and farmed in Hawaii for a month

2009-2010/Hacker Group/Seattle, WA

  • Wrote Direct Mail for AT&T, Emblem Health, and Netflix

  • Won an Addy for junk mail—who knew

2007-2009/Freelance/LA and Seattle

  • Created sites and campaigns at Team One, DDB, and Starbucks

  • Lived in Venice Beach for two months and actually missed the rain

Before 2007/Publicis/BBDO Detroit/Campbell-Ewald

Things I do
– in the woods, at the park with my son, and puzzles
Travel – Best: RV adventure to Tofino to Banff to Yellowstone to Seattle, Worst: US1 road trip during June Gloom
Listen, Read, and Watch – Max Richter, graphic novels, and Pen15