22 N 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Over the past 15 years, Corcoran has been the most consistently awarded, pitch winning and one of the most in-demand creative directors/copywriters across the country. During that time span, he has worked for over 500 advertising agencies, design studios, interactive shops and directly with client marketers on over 400 brands. Along the way, he has won over 300 awards (including a D&AD Yellow Pencil, being Lürzer’s Archive Magazine’s #1 ranked U.S. copywriter over the past decade and being the writer with the most work selected in Communications Arts' 2016 & 2019 Advertsing Annuals and Graphis’ 2019 & 2020 Advertising Annuals). His brand experience includes large marketers (adidas, Apple, Acura, Audi, BMW, Burger King, Citibank, Coke, Disney, Google, Jägermeister, McDonald’s, Mortal Kombat, NIKE, OPPO, PayPal, Porsche, Samsung, Skittles, SUBWAY, TESLA, Toyota, United Airlines), mid-size companies (Harley-Davidson, Northern Tool + Equipment, Pinkberry, The Islands of The Bahamas, Shiner Beers, Sun Country Airlines), start-ups (Dollar Shave Club, Scotch Porter, Spot Hero) and non-profits (Earth Justice, NOLS – National Outdoor Leadership School, The Peter G. Peterson Foundation). After beginning his career in Minneapolis followed by stints in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago, he is now permanently based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Philosophy on Work
When you have a creative philosophy it will always limit you in some ways.
Automotive, alcoholic beverages, consumer packaged goods, QSR, real estate, sports, tech, tourism/travel, video games
Over 50 work appearances + Graphis Journal Q&A Interview Writer with the most work selected worldwide in 2020 Graphis Ad Annual (8 golds, 12 silvers, 4 honorable mentions). Writer with the most work selected worldwide in 2019 Graphis Ad Annual (11 golds, 9 silvers, 6 honorable mentions). 2020 Poster and Packaging Annuals 2019 Design Annual (Silver)
300 including: D&AD Yellow Pencil, One Show, One Show Design, Cannes, CA Ad (Cover), Design, Interactive & Typography Annuals, AICP, Webbys, Clio, AIGA 365 (Denver Art Museum Permanent Design Archives), Type Director's Club, Obie, FWAs, Radıo Mercury, New York Festivals, Applied Arts, Graphis, National/Regional/Local ADDYs, AIGA MN (People's + Judge's Choice), AdFed Minneapolis Show (Best of Show Interactive)
Writer with the most work selected worldwide in 2020 Graphis Ad Annual (8 golds, 12 silvers, 4 honorable mentions). Writer with the most work selected worldwide in 2019 Graphis Ad Annual (11 golds, 9 silvers, 6 honorable mentions). 2020 Poster and Packaging Annuals 2019 Design Annual (Silver)
I'm more proud of the things I haven't done during my career. I've never thrown anyone under the bus, taken credit for work I didn't do, lied to someone or not paid someone money that was owed to them.
Lürzer's Archive Who's Who, Graphis Journal, one.a magazine, CMYK Magazine
Type Directors Club
100 Best Packaging Designs (Etiquette of Chocolate)
Denver Art Museum AIGA Permanent Archives
B.B.A. Marketing Brainco Copywriting Certificate Hyper Island Master Class One Club Creative Leader Retreats
Experience working on 25 Fortune 100 and 50 Fortune 500 company brands
D&AD Awarded Membership, The One Club, Graphis Membership, Soho House, East Bank Club
Area of Expertise
Advertising Copywriting, Design Writing, Interactive Copywriting, Branded Entertainment Copywriting, Creative Direction, Art Direction
Hobbies / Freetime
Road cycling, tennis, basketball, theater, art, video games, comic books, playing with my dog Butterscotch