Thirst has closed but founder Rick Valicenti has plans while partners John Pobojewski and Bud Rodecker find continuity in new firm
AIGA has named a new Executive Director: Bennie F. Johnson. He comes over from the Better Business Bureau. The search process was led by the Board of Directors and executive search firm Nonprofit HR.
Trollbäck+Company appoints Bo Bishop as Executive Director, Creative Strategy and Fran Roberts as Creative Director.
New York-based brand design studio ThoughtMatter has named Wednesday Krus and newcomer Samantha Barbagiovanni as Design Directors to help lead an already predominantly female team.
Gill Fishman, a talented, successful, smart and empathetic graphic designer, fought a valiant, three-year battle with cancer that ended peacefully this week.
Tobias Frere-Jones has been named this year’s Wm. O. Steinmetz ’50 Designer-in-Residence at MICA. It features a public lecture October 29 at 7 pm on campus.
The One Club has named Kasia Karolak the Gender Equality Program Manager, a new role at the non-profit.
Adobe’s new UX Designers to Watch program, in its inaugural list, is spotlighting ten UX designers who are still relatively early in their careers, but already pushing the profession’s boundaries.
Sonia Greteman has been named to the 2019 Women in Business Hall of Fame by the Wichita Business Journal.
Creative industry veteran Brianna Wettlaufer has been named Head of Content for Adobe Stock. She brings vast experience with both start-ups and creative-focused companies.
Digital experience agency INPHANTRY has promoted Regi Jacob to Creative Director. He previously held the position of Associate Creative Director since 2017.
TFI Envision’s Vice President, Mary Ellen Butkus, represented the woman-owned strategic design and marketing agency at the recent Women in Auto Care Leadership Conference
HMSDesign, a boutique brand design agency, names award-winning industry veteran Joe DiMeo as Creative Director.
Retail Voodoo has expanded its team with Frazier’s new position. She will focus on uncovering opportunities for client growth in the food and beverage categories.
Former Landor creative Brittnell Anderson brings design and technology mastery to the San Francisco office of Cogs & Marvel.
Peopledesign, a strategic design consultancy located in downtown Grand Rapids MI, has recently made Jake Himmelspach a partner.
Chase Design Group has tapped industry veteran Steven Dunphy as Executive Creative Director for the New York office.
San Francisco-based global creative company Moving Brands appoints David Cameron as Creative Director. He is working with AI and mixed reality to enhance media engagement.
Carey Jenkins is the first female CEO at Seattle-based Substantial digital agency and she hopes it sends a message.
San Francisco-based branding and design agency Character adds new partners and ECDs for East Coast launch that includes a next generation office space in (where else?) Brooklyn.
Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, is the Director’s Award recipient of the 2018 National Design Awards.
Superunion brand consultancy reinforces its leadership team with the appointment of Ross Clugston as U.S. Executive Creative Director.
Vox Media has named Phil Delbourgo the new VP of Design to bring a renewed design vision to the entire company.
Following six years as Head of Global Brand Creative at Reebok, Chris Bruyere has joined creative agency Character as Managing Director in the new Portland OR office.
GDUSA starts each year by choosing a group of People To Watch who embody the spirit of the creative community.