Andy Ruiz has rejoined Jovenville as their new creative director. In this role, he will work closely with founder Joven Orozco and oversee the agency’s creative direction and strategy. “We are thrilled to welcome Andy back after being away for a while,” said Orozco.
Mower, an independent marketing, advertising, and public relations agency, has expanded its digital department with the addition of several new team members.
Hush welcomes Joel Watkins as Senior Designer. Having previously worked for design and digital firms Elephant and Huge, Watkins brings extensive design experience to his new role.
Julia Price Baron is the new Creative Director of Writing at design consultancy Elmwood. Baron is a former scriptwriter and producer for several high profile broadcast networks.
Glenn Cole, co-founder and creative chairman at 72andSunny, was elected chairman of The One Club Board of Directors. He takes over from FCB Global CCO Susan Credle and his vice president is Pum Lefebure.
Patrick Michael Redmond, longtime designer, artist, author, art director, and retired educator, has been honored as one of the “arts and culture heroes of the pandemic from across Irish America…”
Landor & Fitch has appointed Matthew McNerney as Creative Director, Experience for the New York studio.
For the first time since the launch of the company nearly 15 years ago, HUSH is welcoming a brand new Partner by the name of Kristen DiCamillo.
Brand design agency Little Big Brands is bolstering its strategy team with the addition of two industry experts: Robin Lauffer and Katherine Richardson.
Ryan Schmidt of Landor & Fitch contends that now is the time for brand leaders to reconsider how brand experiences truly integrate the physical, human, and digital to deliver authenticity and truth.
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.
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.
Though it may seem difficult, this pandemic may be the right time to establish or pivot to re-establish a distinctive position in a potential customer’s mind.
Alysha Smith is now CEO of strategic brand design consultancy modern8 She was Managing Director of the agency, has been inhouse at Banana Republic and Gap, was recently director of Salt Lake Design Week.
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.
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.
Tonian Irving, a Senior Producer at experience design agency HUSH, on why a life lived outside design can make you a better designer.
Jessica Walsh, of Sagmeister & Walsh fame, has launched her own creative agency &Walsh. She joins a handful of female agency heads and hopes to help open the door for others.
Digital experience agency INPHANTRY has promoted Regi Jacob to Creative Director. He previously held the position of Associate Creative Director since 2017.
The out of home advertising industry presented its top marketing award to Rob Jackson, principal and creative director at Extra Credit Projects.