James "Jimbo" Embry is a creative director & writer based out of Los Angeles. Specializing in fully integrated brand experiences, he has worked on sports entertainment, automotive, packaged goods, service industry, food, insurance, beer, and just about every other product genre. Outside of work, you’ll usually find him surfing,
or cooking with his family.

︎ 323.620.6094  
︎ jimboembry@gmail.com


RPA CD on Honda Social, RPA Social and new business.

David & Goliath CD on CA Lottery, KIA, Jack in the Box, & new business.

Pitch ECD on Pepsi, Burger King, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Waldorf Astoria, San Manuel, & new business.

CP+B ACD on NBA 2K, Schwab, & new business.

Innocean Senior Copywriter on Hyundai & new business.

RPA Senior Copywriter on Acura.

Deutsch LA Copywriter on DIRECTV.

Ground Zero Advertising Copywriter on ESPN, Oberto Beef Jerky, Beck's Beer, Halekulani, Bit-O-Luv, Mercury Car Insurance, Ditech, & new business. Pitched and won the Beck's Beer and Mercury accounts.

Dailey & Associates Junior Copywriter on Safeway, ConocoPhillips 76, Honda Motorcycles, Weyerhaeuser paper, and new business.

Lincoln & John Adams Middle School (Aug '10-present) Surf Coach


Y&R Intel

Cashmere Adidas

Ubisoft Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, and Just Dance

Chiat LA Buffalo Wild Wings, Lays, Quickbooks

RPA Southwest Airlines, Honda, Amazon Prime, Dole

Zambezi NBA 2K and Champs Sports

Deutsch Sony Playstation

Secret Weapon Jack in the Box and Clear Comm

DDB Chicago Doritos, Capital One, and H&R Block pitch

Red Bull In house materials

Sawyer Riley Compton Ritz-Carlton, CNN, James Hardy Siding, and GA Anti-drinking


VCU Adcenter (2000-2002) Masters in Mass Communication w/ an emphasis on Copywriting.

Colorado College (1998-2000) Captain of Intramural Hockey Champs of 1999 & 2000.

Houston Community College (1997-1998) Spearheaded Honors Program for underprivileged college students excelling in studies, which reimburses tuition once enrolled.


Cannes, Clio, One Show, FWA, CA, Creativity, Beldings, ADDY, International Food & Beverage Award, cited in 'Hey Whipple Squeeze This' Second Edition, Stepfather of the year '08.

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