Alec Browstein

Alec Browstein

VP of Creative, Creative Director at Dollar Shave Club
Venice, United States

Positions

Vice President of Creative
Dollar Shave Club
February 2013 - Present (4 years 6 months)
I've been the Creative Director of DSC since very early days. I helped create the brand's voice, wrote every ad, wrote all site/social/product copy, and built/lead our internal creative agency. Yeah, I've been busy.
Freelance Creative Thinker / Copywriter / Director
www.brownste.in
July 2011 - January 2014 (2 years 6 months)
Freelance Creative Thinker / Writer / Pitch Winner
New York, United States
March 2012 - July 2012 (4 months)
Blogger
HuffingtonPost.com
May 2007 - May 2012 (5 years)
Sometime I blog. Subjects have included:

Lega-seeds: Get into Harvard by saying your dad was an anonymous Harvard sperm donor

Steroids: Baseball's Misunderstood Savior
Creator, Editor
JerksInYourArea.com
July 2009 - January 2012 (2 years 6 months)
My cousin Noah and I used to amuse ourselves by writing ridiculous Craigslist posts then carrying on email correspondence with the people who would respond.

The posts became a blog called Jerks in Your Area.
Writer
New York, United States
January 2010 - July 2011 (1 year 6 months)
Writer
New York, United States
July 2007 - December 2009 (2 years 5 months)
Associate Creative Director
Maxim Magazine
January 2007 - July 2007 (6 months)
Second Personal Assistant
Rue McClanahan
October 2006 - February 2007 (4 months)
As second assistant to Ms. McClanahan, my responsibilities included making keys, checking food for poison, and responding to faxes from her fans. Obviously, Ms. McClanahan is a wealth of production knowledge and I gained great experience handling the mail order sales of her 1993 TV movie, "Nunsense."

After an amazing four months in her employ, I was terminated following a discrepancy on a receipt from Publix.
Writer
New York, United States
July 2003 - January 2007 (3 years 6 months)
Talked my way into an internship and then a job with no portfolio or advertising experience. I was the first creative hired without a portfolio in over a decade.

Education

BA, International Relations , 3.7 GPA

Tufts University
1999 - 2003 (4 years)

The Haverford School

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