2000 News Archive for Dean Creative

By November 28, 2014Agency News
November 2000 – Alexandria, VA – Freelance copywriter Brian Dean is writing a radio and print campaign for Doctors Hospital in Washington, DC. Brian has extensive health care experience including Sharon Regional Health System, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Trumbull Memorial Hospital.


September 2000 – Alexandria, VA – Freelance copywriter Brian Dean was engaged by DC agency The Ad Store to write Point of Purchase cards for the DC Lottery. The campaign strategy is to urge consumers to buy lottery tickets as holiday gifts. The creative takes a very humorous approach to the holidays spent with family. Brian Dean engaged a freelance art director to execute all of the designs.


July 2000 – Freelance copywriter Brian Dean was contracted by ad agency Williams Whittle to write web copy and promotions for AutoSmart. This new startup offers customers smart chip technology that logs all car service and repair information.


May 2000 – Alexandria, VA – Dean Creative is established as a freelance copywriting / broadcast production service. Freelance Copywriter / Creative Director Brian Dean has created work for national accounts at advertising agencies in Pennsylvania and Ohio since 1990. Brian was recently employed three days a week by “The Ad Guys” in Alexandria. He decided to go freelance to work with a wider range of clients across the DC Metro region. “It feels great to finally break free from the Matrix”, said Brian when reflecting back on his 10 years working for ad agencies. “Now I can offer creative services to smaller agencies and design firms that don’t have senior talent on staff that have broadcast experience.”


Dean Creative is a boutique print and digital advertising agency in Los Angeles, CA with a satellite location in Washington, DC. The agency’s creative partners all have decades of experience in marketing and branding. Each member of the team is an independent freelancer, yet we all work together to serve clients more creatively and cost-effectively. Dean Creative serves clients on both coasts in entertainment, high-tech, healthcare, sports marketing, associations, nonprofits, and more. The founder is Brian Dean, freelance creative director and copywriter. The Co-owner is Peggy Kearns Dean, a senior copywriter, editor, and proofreader. Other partners include freelancers in brand strategy, graphic design, art direction, videography, web development, social media, and web marketing. Dean Creative began in spring 2000 by Brian Dean as a freelance copywriting service in Alexandria, VA (in metropolitan Washington, DC). Soon, Dean partnered with other freelancers to provide creative services to advertising agencies, design firms, businesses, and nonprofits that need senior creative support. In 2011, Dean Creative relocated to southern California. Today, the firm is based in Redondo Beach in the south bay of Los Angeles. Learn more at deancreative.com.

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