Sean Tran

Student. Philadelphia, PA

Whoever said “actions speak louder than words” didn’t get a chance to hear me out first.

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When I was a younger, I had a dream to become a professional basketball player. I wanted to sign autographs and constantly be in the spotlight. My hoop dreams faded away when I realized that all the sweat would mess up my hair everyday. Not only that, I wasn't the most athletic player so I didn't think I had a good chance. My greatest skill on the court was how I used my mind and that's where it led me to becoming a copywriter.

I wasn't the tallest or the fastest so I had to be creative with my mind in order to contribute to my team. I used my words as well as my charisma to motivate others. As a copywriter, I learned that that same creativity can be applied through concepts and visuals. Words don't care about height or weight but rather how well sentences are put together. I realized I can make that same impact to a creative team while also keeping my hair intact too.

Education

Temple University

BA in Advertising (Copywriting)

Some Related Coursework:

Persuasive Writing
Social Media Marketing
Copywriting: Intro
Copywriting for Print and Web
Copywriting for TV, Radio and Print
Creative Thinking for Advertising
Advertising Portfolio
Interactive Media, Marketing & Advertising
Advertising Campaigns

North Penn High School

High School

Experience

Junior Copywriter

Diamond Edge Communications

One of only a few student-run advertising
agencies in the country.

Worked with a team of other motivated students to develop a campaign for Gift of Life’s Donor Program.

Presented a proposal in front of Pavone Advertising as well as Gift of Life’s Donor Program leaders.

Executed our campaign on Temple University’s campus where our goal was to spread awareness as well as get more college students to register as an organ donor.