Hello there, I'm Jake. I'm currently writing full-time at VB+P in San
Francisco. When I'm not writing ads, I enjoy macramé, hunting for
antique owl figurines, and making stuff up for online bios. My email
is at the bottom - thanks for taking the time to look at my stuff.


Venables, Bell & Partners - Senior Copywriter - Oct 2016 - Now
barrettSF - Senior Copywriter - Feb 2015 - Oct 2016
Leo Burnett - Copywriter - Dec 2011 - Feb 2015


Cannes – Silver, (3x) Bronze, (3x) Short List
One Show – Gold, (3x) Silver, (4x) Merit
Clio – Gold, (2x) Silver, (2x) Bronze
AICP – Best In Show, Most Next
D&AD – Graphite Pencil
ADC – Bronze Cube
Radio Mercury – 5k Winner
Kinsale Shark – Silver, Bronze
Andys – (3x) Shortlist
Webby – (4x) Honoree
Yahoo! Content of the Year 
Screenplay sold to Sony Screen Gems 


2019 VB+P Academy Instructor
2018 VB+P Academy Instructor
2017 Miami Ad School Instructor (SF)
2016 Miami Ad School Instructor (SF)
2015 California Academy of Arts Guest Lecturer
2015 The One Club Creative Bootcamp Mentor
2014 Chicago Portfolio School Instructor
2013 Chicago Portfolio School Guest Lecturer


ABC World News Tonight, NBC News, 
Ellen, The Tonight Show, The Today Show, 
New York Times, WSJ, Mashable, MSN, Yahoo, 
Huffington Post, Upworthy, ET, Daily Mail, Forbes, 
Business Insider, Wired, Vulture, Fast Company, 
Uproxx, Devour, Billboard, Booooom, XXL, 
Stash, TrendHunt, CNN, ProductHunt, 
Shareable, FWA, AdAge, Creativity, 
AdWeek, AgencySpy, etc.