Backstory […cue the trumpets]

  • A rare fusion of creative, technical, storytelling and business expertise (leading MBA, small ego) 
  • Hand-picked by Ogilvy to write Dove’s Asian Campaign for Real Beauty print ad series
  • Progressed at four leading ad agencies

Contact barry@hillcopy.comLinkedIn or Facebook.

Portfolio: See Categories at right, or just scroll down for a few samples. Apologies for minor unchangeable UX issues (e.g., links to work samples are black, so just ignore red links within sample pages).

Campaign for Real Beauty, Asia — An “intense” challenge per Ogilvy Regional CD in Highly Recommended, above. More in 0.0 – Dove ‘Beauty’ at right.dove-dark-skin-issue-b.jpg__________________________________________________

Page from a favourite BMO project, this one on Blockchain and China. (Also named their new U.S. bank card system, EasyPIN.)

BMO Readymag China


A personal favourite. 


Wrote all UX for two 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 1.1.

TAHO, About us


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

yes tv logo small


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 2.0. ____________________________________________________________________________________

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


A favourite banner headline:


Developed envelope idea, wrote letter. ______________________________________________________________________

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