Terry Short has 20 years experience as a advertising copywriter and creative director, creating integrated marketing communications for consumer, business-to-business and non-profit brands. He helped establish the London office of the Evans Group (now Publicis) where he developed pan-European campaigns for Hewlett-Packard and Motorola, and the launch campaign for Nynex cable TV and telecommunications products in the UK.
Terry co-founded Spark Advertising in Seattle with John Engerman, and currently works as an independent consultant, providing marketing communications strategy, copywriting and creative direction. His clients have also included TiVo, Phillips Medical Systems, Safeco Insurance, Microsoft, Perkins Coie, LLP, Cray Computer, Onvia, Casarsa Vineyards, Earth Day Network and the United Way. He is also an associate of Brand Solutions, a leading branding consultancy in Seattle.
His work has earned awards from The New York Film Festival, The International Television and Video Association and the Direct Marketing Association. His online portfolio is at www.cornerofficecom.com
and he can be contacted at email@example.com
In addition to selling the unnecessary to the undisciplined (his favorite description of the advertising profession), Terry has put bread on the table with gigs as a parole agent in south central Los Angeles, a coal miner in Pennsylvania and a songwriter in the adult entertainment industry.
Terry has a BA in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is currently earning a Master’s degree in Digital Media at the University of Washington.