We hire people who can make it in New York, but choose to make it in Michigan.


We’re seeking a dynamic copywriter with strong conceptual skills, a hunger for great creative, an acceptance of realities, and a collaborative personality. Fairly Painless has earned awards from One Show, AAF, Print, AIGA, CA, NY Art Directors Club, Graphis, NY Festivals, etc., and we’re hungry for more.

Desired Skills & Experience

As a boutique agency that tackles a broad range of initiatives, we ask our writers to wear many hats and use many pens. That said, main responsibilities and desired skillset include:

  • 3+ years of solid copywriting experience at agency or design firm
  • Partnering with project managers, designers and art directors to develop effective, creative messaging and approaches across multiple platforms
  • Proficiency in digital, traditional, video and social mediums
  • Forward-thinking attitude
  • Excellent presenter
  • Adeptness in short- and long-form copy for collateral, websites, etc.
  • Leadership skills while fostering team spirit
  • Work with account strategists in formulating brand development
  • Work with account executives to clarify and respect client needs, and determine/uphold budgets
  • Respond to feedback and revisions efficiently and professionally
  • Handle multiple projects and meet aggressive deadlines