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Tom Giddins

Copywriter / writer / Journalist

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About me

I write copy, produce concepts, pitch ideas and create strategies across a wide range of industries and sectors. Having started writing editorial pieces for numerous magazines in 2007 I have been freelancing as a copywriter since 2009. I can help you with: Copywriting Editorial Conceptual work ToV Branding Press ads Treatments I also write short stories and bizarre poetry and have been published online by New York based publisher, Squawk Back.


  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Blogs
  • Creative
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Web Content
  • Environment
  • Word
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Copywriting

Work history


Mar 2014
  • – Working within a creative team alongside property agents, developers and marketing teams that need a fresh approach to marketing commercial and residential space, I have developed ToV’s, produced copy and created press ads for numerous international brands. Notable clients include: CBRE, Redrow, Resolution, Mountain Capital. – Producing copy for Condé Nast across various digital platforms for titles including; Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, GQ and GQ Style. – I also worked on the re-brand of DPP and produced the current ToV.


Freelance Copywriter

Generator Bisqit

Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
  • Working alongside the Senior Designer to develop ToV for Generator hostels, in particular their Barcelona and London sites. Copy has been developed for a complete interior re-brand and created for all signage across 8 floors of Generator BCN, as well as in room statutory signage. For Generator LDN a more conceptual approach was taken for the naming and developing of themes for each of the floors, as well as signage. This includes way-finding copy and the naming of hubs within the hostels, including the restaurant area and the bar. This project has also seen me write the food and drink menus for Generator hostels in Copenhagen, Berlin and Hamburg.


Freelance Copywriter


May 2012 - Sep 2014
  • Ticckle is a London-based startup that allows people to post video comments on a topic and build a visual debate around them. Rather like Twitter is to social media, Ticckle only allows a 30-second window for you to get your point across. I worked closely with the directors of Ticckle on the overall ToV of the site. The aim was to simply encourage engagement and draw out opinion.


Journalist & Writer


Mar 2009 - Mar 2016
  • Working as a freelance writer for numerous magazines and publications, including Plastique, Dazed, Wonderland and Clash.




Leeds College of Art and Design

Aug 2006 - May 2007


    Humanities and Social Studies

    Leeds Metropolitan University

    Mar 2002 - Aug 2005