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Chinese Copywriter

Hi! We’re Madwell.

We’re an independent advertising & marketing agency that began with offices in Brooklyn, New York and Denver, Colorado. We believe in being truly full-service, with strategy, creative, and media all working together on one team. After 8 years in business and over 100 people in the US, we’re opening our first global office in Hong Kong. And we’re looking for smart, creative people like you to join us.  

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Who You Are

You can write. Well. A lot. Fast. You are equal parts generous communicator and sharp strategic mind. You have more ideas than you know what to do with, and you live to unleash them on the nearest puzzle. You are the copywriter we’ve been looking for, and we want you on our team.

What You’ll Do

As a Copywriter at Madwell you will write and concept across all mediums. You will take ownership over the quality and integrity of your work from concept to delivery, maintaining the message all along the way. You will work closely with your teammates in design, strategy, social, media, and development (as well as other writers) to get that message through.


  • Create work in elegant Chinese, both spoken and written. (Cantonese required, Mandarin nice to have)
  • Communicate with your team and client in English
  • Write copy for just about any medium needed while ensuring your work is always on tone, on brand, and on time
  • Brainstorm creative concepts consistent with client briefs and expectations
  • Develop decks and present your work in collaboration with your teams
  • Develop and/or adhering to brand voice and tone guidelines
  • Comb your work for logic, grammar, and consistency
  • Complete all assigned work on deadline and regularly communicating status updates to managers and teammates

Our Must-Haves

  • The ultimate command of Cantonese, Mandarin and English languages. Words salute you.
  • Proven ability to effortlessly flex and bend your tone to support any product or brand
  • Comfortable representing yourself, your team, and your ideas in front of a group
  • The eager, stubborn resolve needed to come at a problem again and again from different angles
  • Wise to the nature of writing in advertising (with the thick skin to prove it)
  • Even-keeled under pressure
  • A tireless work ethic and sense of professional pride and purpose
  • Equal parts confidence, humility, and desire to learn
  • An objectively awesome human being

Where You’ve Been

  • 5+ years of professional writing experience; agency experience is preferred but not required

We offer a competitive salary, collaborate work environment, and plenty of room for growth. Includes paid vacation, insurance, parental leave, and company activities.

Interested? Send Us:

  • Your CV
  • A nontraditional cover letter that involves zero copy-paste. We’re humans. Write to us.
  • A link to your portfolio

Our Diversity Commitment

We celebrate diversity in our employees and we’re committed to building a safe and inclusive workplace environment where we all can thrive. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage future Madwellians from traditionally underrepresented and underserved communities to apply.


No phone calls or recruiters please.

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