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WEBTOON is the #1 digital comics app, averaging more than 72 million monthly active users, with north of 10 million daily readers – more people read web comics on our platform in one day than watch most television shows.

We're currently growing our team at our Los Angeles headquarters at Wilshire Courtyard on Miracle Mile, across from LACMA and SAG/AFTRA in the heart of the LA entertainment industry.


 

 
 
 
 
 

Copywriter, Social and Digital Advertising (Temp)

Department: Creative
Location: Los Angeles, CA

WEBTOON is a world leader in digital entertainment with over 72 million unique monthly readers. We are a rapidly growing digital entertainment company and storytelling platform with users and creators from all over the world. Every day we come ready to learn, contribute, and get excited about the opportunity to work alongside people of different backgrounds and work styles. 

As a Copywriter supporting WEBTOON’s social and digital advertising you will develop compelling ad content to excite new audiences and reengage our current readers. We're looking for a dynamic storyteller who can spin a tight, witty trailer script with an eye for the scenes from our series that will engage our digital native audience. As an integral role on the WEBTOON Creative Team, you will work with internal and external stakeholders across Advertising, Content, and Social. You will collaborate closely with designers, motion designers, Art Directors, and marketers to pair your words and ideas with trendsetting, crisp visuals for all social channels and YouTube. This role will primarily support our weekly performance advertising creative content, with some ideation for larger mass ad campaigns. We are looking for someone who loves comics, anime, manga, or popular culture, who’s excited by the opportunity to work on a fast-paced team making content seen by millions.
 
**This is a 3-month temporary position, with opportunity to extend.**
 
PLEASE NOTE: This role supports our Advertising and Marketing teams. It does not involve writing scripts for WEBTOON webcomic series.
 
REQUIRED: To be considered you must submit in Word or PDF format, two :60s trailer scripts for two WEBTOON series of your choosing. Please choose series of different genres to show us your range. You also must submit a portfolio or samples of your professional writing.
 
 
What You Will Do
 
  • Support our advertising creative team by rapidly ideating and storyboarding social content promoting key WEBTOON series (no drawing skills required!)
  • Work very closely with motion and visual designers and editors to bring your storyboards and ideas to life.
  • Become the voice of our advertising to Gen-Z and Millennials. Come up with ideas for ads and scripts for original YouTube series that boldly differentiate our content library from the pack.
  • Immerse yourself in WEBTOON’s content library. Help craft and edit creative copy for social advertising channels, with a clear understanding of how users engage with social creative across formats and platforms.
  • Partner closely with the Advertising Art Director and Creative Director to maintain a clear, authentic voice across video channels.
  • Stay on top of a variety of social and digital channels to identify content that will appeal to our WEBTOON audience.
  • Partner with other creatives in guiding creative agencies and production companies on larger advertising initiatives.
  • Work with Marketing and measurement teams to analyze the performance of your work and make creative adjustments accordingly. A growth-minded, experimentally-oriented mindset is a must!
 
Who You Are
  • You have 3+ years of experience in a creative agency, gaming company, entertainment or publishing company, production company, or in-house at a brand writing social and digital advertising creative.
  • You must have experience in writing for social video and ad content.
  • Visual storytelling – you must be able to use PowerPoint, Excel, Photoshop or another common digital visual medium to convey your ideas to motion and visual designers.
  • Your portfolio demonstrates an ability to flex between being humorous and engaging to straightforward, to heartwarming. Show us your range.
  • You have excellent communication skills and can operate with autonomy while exercising good judgement.
  • You are smart, funny writer but you never let ego get in the way of being a good teammate, especially when collaborating with junior creatives.
  • As a plus, you have experience guiding your work through production and post-production (video, animation, etc.)
  • Fluency in Spanish is a major plus.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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