John Paul LeRoux
mail@wordsbyjp.com
415-539-8395
Seattle, WA


Work Experience                                                                                                         

Microsoft
Marketing Communications Manager (Writer)
2018 - Current
I've worked in different studios at the company concepting, presenting, and seeing work through production. Projects have included content for web, events, social, video, creating brand guidelines, overseeing work done by vendors, and templatizing workstreams to empower others.


Cole & Weber
Senior Writer
2014 - 2018

I was the lead writer creating content for brands including: 
Chateau Ste. Michell
DeVry
Columbia Crest
Washington's Lottery
the International Olympic Committee
Hawaiian Airlines
Cambia
BridgeSpan
Benchmade
Hydroflask
Taphandles


WinkBooks.net
Freelance book reviewer 
2015-2017


Heat
Writer
2012 - 2014

I was a writer working on: 
Yahoo
La Crema
Murphy Goode
Help SF Homeless
Riverbed
NCAA Football '13
Bank of the West
Platfora
Need for Speed Most Wanted '12
C3 Energy


Academy of Art University
Instructor
2013


Engine Company 1
Freelance Writer
2011 - 2012

San Francisco 49ers
SF Food Bank
Dial
Mozilla Firefox
CHW Healthcare


Education                                                                                                               

Academy of Art University
MFA Advertising - Copywriting
2009 - 2011

School of Visual Concepts
Typography
2009

Western Washington University
BS Business Administration - Marketing
2004 - 2008


Awards                                                                                                                  

•Austin Film Festival - Top 20% - Short Film Script - Lumberjack

•ScreenCraft - Semifinalist - Cinematic Book - 80 Years Till Death: Sex, Drugs, and Osteoporosis

•The Telly Awards - Silver - General Online - Modern Workplace 2020

•Academy Nicholl Competition - Top 20% - Feature Film Script - Perfect Service

•Seattle ADDYs - Two Silver ADDYs Elements of Advertising - @DailyGunDeaths 2019

•Seattle ADDYs - Silver Online/Interactive - @DailyGunDeaths 2019

•Creativity-Online - Editor's choice - @DailyGunDeaths 2018

•Seattle ADDYs - Gold - BridgeSpan Animation 2017

•Seattle ADDYs - Best In Show - Crowdsourced Cabernet 2015

•FAB award - Website - Crowdsourced Cabernet 2015

•Seattle ADDYs - Gold Digital Advertising Social Media - Crowdsourced Cabernet 2015

•Lurzer's Archive - In Magazine Vol. 5/14 - Crowdsourced Cabernet 2014

•National ADDY - Silver Digital Public Service - ECS 2014

•Media Post OMMA Awards - Best in Show Website Excellence - ECS 2014

•Internet Advertising Competition - Best Non-Profit Website - ECS 2014

•Webby Honoree - General Website Charitable Organizations - ECS 2014

•SF ADDYs - Silver Digital Advertising Non-profit - ECS 2014

•Interactive Media Awards - Best in Show Non-profit - ECS 2014

•Graphis Magazine - Advertising Annual Shortlist - La Crema 2014

•D&AD - 2nd Place in Student Competition - Oxfam 2011
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