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The Clifton simmons portfolio

Professional Experience
UX Content Manager | Allstate | Northbrook, IL | Jun. 2017 - Present
Marketing Director | Business Insurance - Crain Communications | Chicago, IL | Nov. 2014 - Apr. 2016
Sr. Copywriter/Communications Specialist | US Foods | Rosemont, IL | Feb. 2013 - Nov. 2014
Freelance Copywriter | Walgreens | Deerfield, IL | Oct. 2012 - Feb. 2013              
Sr. Copywriter | The Marketing Store | Lombard, IL | 2010-2012
Vice President, Creative Supervisor | Campbell-Ewald | Warren, MI | 1997-2005 and 2006-2010
Senior Copywriter, Ideation Group | BBDO Detroit | Troy, MI | 2005-2006                 
Sr. Copywriter | Creative Marketing Services | Detroit, MI |1997 
Copywriter | Smith-Winchester | Southfield, MI | 1993-1996

Awards & Recognition
2012 W3 Gold Award Winner – “My Coke Rewards” – Marketing Effectiveness – Branding
2012 W3 Gold Award Winner – “My Coke Rewards” – Marketing Effectiveness - Food and Beverage
2012 W3 Silver Award Winner – “My Coke Rewards” – Marketing Effectiveness - Consumer Goods
2012 PRO Awards, 2nd Place – “My Coke Rewards” – Best Incentive Campaign
2011 Hermes Creative Award – Gold. “Professor Ad Man”
2010 JFAM Media Strategy Awards, Fi
rst Place – “USAA Campaign Launch”
2010 SXSW Hive Awards – “Unsung Hero of the Internet – Best Blog.” Professor Ad Man.
​2005 Caddy Awards, Silver – “Corvette DVD” Best Integrated Campaign. Wrote brochure and DVD features
2004 Caddy Awards, Silver – “Chevy Equinox: Light & Darkness” Direct Marketing. Wrote brochure and DVD features

2004 Target Awards, 2nd Place – “Chevy Equinox: Light & Darkness.”

2004 EX Awards, Silver – 2003 SEMA Michelin Display.

2003 EX Awards, Grand EX – 2002 Torch Relay, Winter Olympic Games.

2002 Campbell-Ewald Employee of the Year