HELLO


Dennis Chen is a copywriter and legitimate bitcoin businessman based in Los Angeles. By day, he writes copy for Taco Bell at Deutsch Advertising Agency. By other days and sometimes nights if he can stay awake, he is a willing participant in sketch comedy, improv, photography, and hip hop dance. 

If there's one thing you should know, it's that nothing makes Dennis happier than being buried beneath a heaping pile of snacks -- NOT SNAKES. It's weird that this needs to be clarified, but it is shocking how often his birthday is ruined by a den of falling snakes. 

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EXPERIENCE

Deutsch | Copywriter
Los Angeles, 2017- Present

Ogilvy & Mather | Junior Producer
Los Angeles, 2013-2015

Marvel Studios I Promotions Intern
Los Angeles, 2012

Aperture Films I Production Intern
Newport Beach, 2011

Universal Pictures I Marketing Intern
Los Angeles, 2011

True Entertainment I Development Intern
Hollywood, 2011

CBS Television I Casting Intern
Los Angeles, 2010
 

SKILLS

Broadcast, digital, interactive, social, experiential.

Enough Mandarin to order Chinese take-out.
Not enough Mandarin to earn the approval of my parents.

HONORS & AWARDS

D&AD New Blood Graphite Pencil 2017
Cannes Future Lions Shortlist 2017
Joe Pytka Advertising Scholarship
Curvin O'Reilly Copywriting Scholarship
The 4A's Operation Jumpstart 2015 Scholar

 

EDUCATION

VCU Brandcenter
M.S. Business, Branding, Copywriting

UC Irvine
B.A. Literary Journalism, Film & Media Studies

UCLA
Motion Picture Producing Program

M.I.'s Westside Comedy Theatre
Sketch Comedy, Improv

The Bookshop
Creative Advertising