About

Gian Carlo S. Nealega
Copywriter

EDUCATION

BFA Advertising Arts – Batch 2008
College of Fine Arts and Design
University of Santo Tomas

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

July 2012 – Present
Copywriter
Leo Burnett Manila

Dreams of changing the way people think through these brands:

McDonald’s

Coca-Cola (Non-spakling/Juices)

Pilipinas Shell

Proctor & Gamble

June 2011 – June 2012
Copywriter
ASPAC Advertising

Incited love & loyalty for various brands such as:

LBC (Courier, Remit Express & Solutions), Splash Corp (Hygienix & Shades hair dye) Honda, Wendy’s, PLDT, Condura, Resorts World, Sinclair Paints, Mitsubishi,Magnolia,Invida,Taft Properties, RFM (Selecta)
Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)

September 2009 – June 2011
Copywriter / Producer
Solar Entertainment Corporation

Merch & Interstitial Writer/Producer

Wrote and produced TV and Radio plugs for top rating shows such as 24 season 8, The Today Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Survivor Nicaragua, Minute to Win It, Boxing at the Bay Philippines, Firepower: Pacquiao vs. Cotto, White Collar & The Maury Show. (to name a few)

HONORS AND AWARDS

Finalist at New York Festivals – McDonald’s Twister Fries Integrated Campaign
New York Festivals 2013
April 2013
Creative Marketing Effectiveness Category

Best in Show at Adobo Design Awards – WWF Earth Hour “Nightlife” TVC
Adobo Design Awards 2013
April 2013
Best in Show Design for Good Category

Gold at Adobo Design Awards – WWF Earth Hour “Nightlife” TVC
Adobo Design Awards 2013
April 2013
Best Design, Broadcast Animation Category

Finalist at Adobo Design Awards – “Hooray for today!” Print Ad
Adobo Magazine Design Awards 2013
April 2013
Best Design, Press & Poster Category

Ad of the Month at Adobo Magazine – WWF Earth Hour “Nightlife” TVC
Adobo Magazine
February 2013

AdFest Young Lotus Qualifiers – Delegate
Creative Guild of the Philippines
March 2013

Eric Cruz Reinvention Think tank workshop
Adobo Magazine
November 2012
1st place (Mercury Drug for 2013 Senatorial Elections)
Presenter / Team leader

Additional Honors & Awards
2010 – Iron Creatives Finalist (Part of the Top 6)
Creative Guild of the Philippines – Raw School
(school for young creatives)

2010 – Best Writer / Producer of the Month
Solar Entertainment Corporation / Solar TV

2010 – Singer of the Year
Cathedral of Praise / CAD

2008 – Best Thesis Award
University of Santo Tomas – College of Fine Arts and Design

2006 – Top 5 ( Corporate Designs Competition )
Robinsons Land “Moving Ahead” Design Competition

CONTACT INFORMATION

giannealega@gmail.com
0917.536.18.36

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