Q. Is it hard going from Copywriter to Executive Creative Director? What new challenges/responsibilities does being an ECD entail?
A. You have to realize that you have a new job. Your job is to create culture and possibility rather than to ‘write.’ I’ve always called it a transference of joy. You have to take joy from seeing someone else create a great idea and then either help make it better or get out of the way if you can’t.
How To Be A CD
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About David Burn
Native Nebraskan seeking the perfect pale ale in the Pacific Northwest. Copywriter and brand strategist at Bonehook. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp.