Showcase & Discover Creative Work

Simen Braathen

Copywriter

Oslo, Norway

Work Experience

Try / Apt

Copywriter

August 2013 - Present Oslo, Norway

Leo Burnett

Creative/Copywriter

Part of core team building a New York agency for Leo Burnett Worldwide.
January 2011 - June 2013 New York, New York, United States

Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Interactive Copywriter Intern

Developed interactive campaigns and creative executions for clients including Microsoft, Burger King, Hulu and the launch of Windows Phone 7.
June 2010 - October 2010 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Freelance

Music marketing & promotion

Responsible for promoting more than 200 concerts and tours throughout Scandinavia, including award winning artists such as 50 Cent, Lady Gaga, Al Green, Ne-Yo and Lil Wayne.

Developed innovative music marketing strategies for clients like Sony Music and Universal Music Group, to successfully introduce new artists to the Scandinavian market.

Created event sponsorships and marketing opportunities for brands including Coca-Cola, Nokia and Skullcandy.
January 2000 - June 2010 Oslo, Norway

TBWA

Copywriter Intern

Developed an interactive content sharing platform where fellow creators worldwide could “recycle” their discarded ideas. The best ideas were brought back to life through an art installation in Oslo. The project received more than 10.000 contributions from 76 different countries and was covered by international industry press.
February 2010 - June 2010 Oslo, Norway

Education

Westerdals

Copywriter

August 2007 - June 2010 Oslo, Norway

Norwegian University Of Science And Technology

Social Anthroplogy

August 2005 - June 2006 Trondheim, Norway

Languages

English (Fluent),
Norwegian (Native),

Awards

The One Club

Best of Show - One Show Entertainment

2013

Clio Awards

Gold, Branded Entertainment & Content

2013

Clio Awards

Bronze, Public Relations

2013

Cannes Lions

Silver, Integrated/Direct

2013

Cannes Lions

Silver, Direct

2013

Cannes Lions

Bronze, Branded Content & Entertainment

2013

Cannes Lions

2 Shortlist, PR

2013

Cannes Lions

2 Shortlist, Media

2013

British Design & Art Direction (D&AD)

In Book, Branding

2013

Effie Awards - Effie Worldwide

Shortlist, Olympics

2013

YoungGuns Awards

Finalist - Integrated

2012

Skills

Concept Development, Interactive Advertising, Music Marketing , Storytelling,