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, UX, 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 — apologies for bug causing occasional double images). New site coming 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


One of my favourite clients:


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

my set One-Swipe Balance


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

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 1.4. __________________________________________________

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


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