Monthly Archives: December 2013


Competition season is upon us and the Art Directors Club ADC Awards have arrived!

Due: Friday, January 10, 2014 at 12:00pm.
Where: AAU ADV Reception (410 Bush, 3rd Floor, Reception area with grey couches, etc.)
Why: Because it’s time to get recognized!
$$$: AAU ADV will pay for your entries as long as all required information and files are received on time. 

More information (including briefs):

Please read the guidelines for requirements, packaging, etc. for your particular entry.  We will turn in and pay only what you provide, so please be thorough to ensure it is provided correctly to us.

Good luck!


Competition season is upon us and the AD2SF Student ADDYs have arrived!

Due: Friday, January 10, 2014 at 12:00pm.
Where: AAU ADV Reception (410 Bush, 3rd Floor, Reception area with grey couches, etc.)
Why: Because it’s time to get recognized!
$$$: AAU ADV will pay for your entries 

More information (including briefs):

All files need to be turned in to AAU ADV on a CD (with audio files ideally as a .mp3 and video as .mp4) in addition to they physical component (which should be enclosed in an envelope), as well as with a paper containing the following information:

Student ID:
Phone Number:
Email Address:
Instructor/Advisor & Class:

Entry Title:
Name on Award:
File names and/or URLs: (Please list in addition to submitting so we know we have received all files.)

Credits (Name, Title, Email Address):

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Copywriter Internship or Junior Copywriter Position

Job Position: Copywriter Internship or Jr Copywriter
Employment Type: Contractor
Job Category: Editorial/Writing
Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Locations: San Francisco, California, US
Number of Openings: 1
Desired Start Date: January 5, 2014
Duration: 2 – 3 months
Approximate hours per week: 40
Paid: yes
Salary Range: $15.00 – $25.00/hour
Job Qualifications: Copywriter Internship OR Jr Copywriter

Company: Designkitchen, WPP -Advertising Agency
303 2nd Street, SF

Skills & Experience
Strong written voice
Conceptual thinker
Versatile writing abilities (e.g. Short and long form)
Work within project schedules and deadlines
Collaborate with the larger team to ensure your copy is consistent with
client expectations and overall project goals
Able to work from our San Francisco Office
Better than average sense of humor (optional,
but highly recommended)

Job Description: We’re looking for a talented Copywriter Intern or Jr Copywriter to join our team. You will be responsible for bringing our client’s voice to life in a variety of channels (with a focus on digital and direct mail). From brainstorming, to writing, to proofing, you will be pitching in wherever needed to help develop our high-profile client’s brand. This isn’t about office drudgery, this is a chance to build your portfolio and experience level – you’ll be working on the same projects as us and will be an important part of the team.

Designkitchen is a creative digital agency and part of Wunderman, a subsidiary of Y&R (WPP). Designkitchen offers services in digital strategy, content strategy and development, mobile web and app development, social campaign creation and management, web site design and development, video production and motion graphics, digital out-of-home, SEO, and web analytics. Our clients span global leaders in consumer and business-to-business categories, including Motorola Solutions, HP, United Mileage Plus, General Electric, Burger King, Allstate and TD Ameritrade. Designkitchen is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, and San Francisco and hubs in London, and Singapore.

Required Items:
Document Type Optional
Application Method: • Apply Online Directly via Corporate-Connect
• Applications will also be sent by email to

Please include a portfolio or samples of your work along with a resume.

Contact Information: Courtney Combs
Sr Resource Manager

End Of The Term Student And Faculty Potluck Dinner Thing

Celebrate the end of another term and another year. Bring some type of food to share with your advertising brethren and congratulate each other for making it up another rung on the ladder. Also, Vince has promised to dress like an elf.

Tuesday, 12.17.13, 6–8 P.M.
410 Bush, Room 100


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Boutique Agency in SF

A boutique agency in San Francisco is looking for an art director, or possible team now. They have some destination clients, plus entertainment in fully integrated environments. Please see Ellen if you’re interested in apply this week.