Miles Turpin, formerly a creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi/L.A., has joined BBDO/Chicago as a senior VP and group creative director. His first assignment will be overseeing the agency's LaSalle Bank account. ... Q Department, the New York-based music house founded by composer/producer Drazen Bosnjak, has announced the launch of Q Department/Amsterdam, which will be headed up by executive producer Sean Allison, formerly of Leo Burnett. ... Kid shooter Karen Carter has signed with Chicago-based production company Ebel Productions. ... Freelance editor and effects artist Robert Lopuski has joined New York design and production company UVPhactory.