Barry Hill -- A rare blend of Financial, Business, Creative, Tech & UX writing expertise

JWT’s Global Creative Director, Unilever: "Barry can do great things on tough briefs. Sly wit. Enormous motivation. Humble. A pleasure to work with. An ideas man who knows the world of business."

Ready to hit the ground writing

  • Hand-picked by Ogilvy to write Dove Campaign for Real Beauty print ad series
  • Brand Writer for entire Grand Opening of Hong Kong Disneyland Park
  • Versatile in B2B, B2C, media, brand, voice and industry
  • Progressed at four leading ad agencies
  • Previous business background (MBA, Ivey)

For recent samples, just poke me at barry@hillcopy.comLinkedIn or Twitter.

Please scroll below for portfolio highlights, or view Categories at right (within which, click first image to see any additional images). Also, apologies for bug causing occasional double images, it’s not your eyesight! Same for mobile image below. New site soon….

Campaign for Real Beauty, Asia — An “intense” challenge, per Ogilvy Regional CD (see Highly Recommended at top tab). More versions in 2.0 – Dove Beauty, above right.dove-dark-skin-issue-b.jpg__________________________________________________

Page from a BMO project on Blockchain and China. (Also named and wrote all launch materials for BMO’s new U.S. debit-card system, EasyPIN.)

BMO Readymag China



Wrote all UX for two large banking apps (B2C & B2B) — see Category 1.2.

my set One-Swipe Balance


Hedge Fund: Wrote pitchbook, website and more. Click below to enlarge or see 2.2.

TAHO, About us


Renamed a national “positive” TV network (beat out two agencies).

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Hong Kong Disneyland’s Grand Opening TVC — wrote and directed voice-over, as Ogilvy’s sole Brand Writer for entire Park launch.


Wrote this 30-page micro-site, including investment content, related print ads, banners and mobile quiz contest — see Category 1.4. __________________________________________________

Ad agency house ad; this is panel 1 of 4; see Category 8.0 for more.


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