Advertising Career

I bring you an Advertising Career, requested by fairywasteland from MTS. For this career to show up in game, you’ll need Twallan’s Careers Mod:

Patch 1.29 ~ Phase Nine
Patch 1.31-1.36 ~ Phase Ten
Patch 1.38-1.39 ~ Phase Eleven
Patch 1.42-1.48 ~ Phase Twelve
Patch 1.50 ~ Phase Thirteen
Patch 1.55-1.57 ~ Phase Fourteen
Patch 1.63 ~ Phase Fifteen

Only the Base Game is needed for this career to work but it will work with any combination of Expansion and Stuff packs.

It was made with patch 1.34 and works on patches 1.36-1.63 and should work on all lower patch levels, although if it doesn’t, please let me know.
The career is written in English and currently supports an Italian, European Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Polish, Spanish, German, Russian and Brazillian Portuguese translations (thanks uragano, CDDC, Misling, Miep63, Monika, Jarmi, Nasenfahrrad, _cifra_ and vini for the translations!). I’ll include translation instructions at the end.

The career is based at the Business and Journalism office. It has ten levels and focuses on the Writing, Charisma, Painting and Logic skills.
There are uniforms for every level.  You can also edit career outfits with patch 1.31 and above, so I highly suggest using this feature to give your Sims a uniform of your own choosing 🙂

There are no opportunities as I haven’t learnt how to do them yet. But once I do, I’ll add some.
There are two custom tones:
Plan Advertising Campaign, which builds the Writing skill.
Meet with Clients, which builds the Charisma skill.


Career Levels

1. IT Graduate ~ As an IT graduate, you’re using IT to analyse the effect of advertising which enables you to give the company real information about the costs and benefits of advertising in a variety of locations and media. It’s not real advertising yet but you’re in the advertising circle and it’s a start!
Hours: 9.00am ~ 6.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

2. Graphic Designer ~ You see the catchy images on the posters and the packaging of food and other products? Well now it’s your job to Photoshop the bland images to make them catchy. You’ll be working with a Copywriter and Art Director on individual projects to make the client’s products sell.
Hours: 9.00am ~ 4.30pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

3. Junior Copywriter ~ You’re partnered with an Advertising Copywriter to see how they work. If you’re showing real promise, you might be able to assist the Copywriters with their writing. So start coming up with some catchy phrases!
Hours: 9.00am ~ 5.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

4. Advertising Copywriter ~ Your work as a Junior obviously paid off and the Directors obviously liked your work. Now you’re one of the main Copywriters in the company. You work with the graphic designers and art directors on the individual projects for clients to help sell their products. You’ll be spending more evening than one agonising over phrases for your projects but if you’re determined, you can do it!
Hours: 9.00am ~ 5.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

5. Freelance Art Designer ~ Since you’re not tied to any one company, you get to choose your jobs and decide which projects you’d like to work on. You’re in charge of the artwork for the advertisements, so a good rapport with the various graphic designers and copywriters is a requirement for this job.
Hours: 9.00am ~ 3.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

6. Media Planner ~ As a Media Planner, it’s your job to study the best ways to achieve optimum impact with each individual advert. So you’re studying appropriate places or vehicles to print the advertisements and decide on the appropriate timing for the adverts to be shown in public.
Hours: 10.00am ~ 5.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

7. Art Director ~ Each individual project needs an Art Director to piece the brochure or posters together and this is now your job! You’re in charge of a group of projects and work with several different Art Designers, Copywriters and Graphic Designers to create the best possible advertisements.
Hours: 10.00am ~ 5.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

8. Account Planner ~ Strategic thinking is the key skill with this job. Your job involves research and analysis and you’re “The consumer’s representative at the agency”, ensuring that campaigns receive input from those whom the products and advertising are aimed and that they are accurately focused.
Hours: 10.00am ~ 3.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

9. Account Executive ~ You’re now the link between the agency and the client. You co-ordinate all aspects of the planning, production and implementation of advertising campaigns and you work with all colleagues, clients and outside organisations. It’s an important position, so don’t mess it up!
Hours: 10.00am ~ 3.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

10. Marketing Director ~ You’re in charge of all the projects and campaigns within the agency. You oversee all the copywriters and artists and keep the Account Planners and Executives in place. The top of the advertising ladder is yours, so enjoy your success and watch the world of advertising (at least in your local area) be transformed!
Hours: 10.00am ~ 3.00pm
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

I’m not fluent enough in any other languages to translate, so if you’re interested in translating this career into your language, then please download this Language Strings file and open the file up in Notepad.
<STR>Translate This Text</STR>
Do that for the entire file, then email me your translation to: and let me know which language you’re translating to. 🙂
The career works for me but if you have any issues, please don’t hesitate to let me know and I’ll do my best to sort it as quickly as possible.
Credits go to:
Creon for his tutorial on creating custom careers
ThomasRiordan for his assistance with the STBL strings
fairywasteland for requesting the career.
The creators of s3pe

Twallan for his Careers Mod
Happy Simming!
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4 Responses to Advertising Career

  1. Alison says:

    Hi Missy!
    I wanted you to know that the language strings link of this career seems to be broken :/

  2. suzaku24 says:

    Loving the new options for career mods. I just wanted to know if I will need to download all the patches for the mod or if I just need the latest ones.

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