João Paz has been elevated to Head of Design from Associate Creative Director at MullenLowe New York; ECD Chris Rowson is building ‘a design team of makers.’
Landor & Fitch has appointed Matthew McNerney as Creative Director, Experience for the New York studio.
Conran Design Group has brought on brand storyteller Ankur Naik as Senior Strategist. Naik has worked with leading brands including Burton, Target, BarkBox, Google, Spotify, Showtime and AES.
Brand design agency Little Big Brands is bolstering its strategy team with the addition of two industry experts: Robin Lauffer and Katherine Richardson.
Clinton Clarke has joined Siegel+Gale as Digital Creative Director. In this role, he focuses on the intersection of brand and digital, creating digital engagements to bring brands and experiences to life for global businesses.
Experiential design firm HUSH is strengthening its leadership team with the addition of Michael Burkin as Director of Growth. He believes there are areas for the design firm to open up the conversation and talk about experience in a broader way.
Gordon Kaye, editor and publisher, with thoughts on the 2021 GDUSA People To Watch and Students To Watch special edition.
Taamrat Amaize joins COLLINS as Head of Strategy. She will help the branding and design agency confront a growing skepticism of brands, and was integral to their recent work reimaging Robinhood.
JinJa Birkenbeuel, CEO, Birk Creative, came up with an idea to help small businesses survive during the pandemic that includes giving them a marketing tool subsidized by her agency.
Global brand and design consultancy LANDOR & FITCH appoints Alasdair Lennox Group Executive Creative Director of Experience, Americas.
Tom Newmaster has 30 years of award-winning experience in branding and packaging. He is an Adjunct Instructor, teaching package design since 2008, at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.
Award-winning creative Danny Robinson is named Chief Client Officer, a new post at The Martin Agency, which is intended to bridge the gap between the creative and account departments.
The acquisition of Enlisted Design by Pattern creates a partnership that brings all-new design capabilities to further help Pattern’s drive to become a premier platform for global e-commerce.
The One Club has increased the diversity of its leadership, naming Gail Anderson, chair of BFA Design and BFA Advertising at the School of Visual Arts, and Sherina Florence, creative director at Oglivy, to its Board of Directors.
David Randolph brings extensive agency experience to Atlanta’s Phase 3, an integrated marketing, PR, creative, digital, print and marketing logistics service provider.
Brand strategy and design veteran Michael Draper brings startup-style approaches to retailers and CPG manufacturers.
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) Board of Directors has unanimously selected Cybelle Jones as the new CEO of the organization.
frog opens a new studio in Mexico City enabling local and global clients in the region to have access to over 50 years of design expertise.
Jeff Lancaster is the new creative director for HOK’s Experience Design group based in Los Angeles .
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.
Carbone Smolan Agency has entered into a strategic alliance in NYC with the Chicago-based firm 50,000feet (“50k”).
Gordon Kaye a publisher and lawyer. Here are some thoughts on vision and values as reflected in the 56th anniversary GDUSA Design Annual.
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.
Experience design agency HUSH adds multidisciplinary visual storyteller Garrett Johnston as a Creative Director.
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.