Colle+McVoy has hired former staffer Dustin Black as group creative director as one of a number of new appointments to the Minneapolis based agency. Black was most recently at mono, where he worked on brands such as Target, BluDot, MSNBC and Tillamook. Before that he spent time at Carmichael Lynch and prior to that was at Colle+McVoy working on numerous accounts as an associate creative director/art director. Black's work has been recognized by DA&D, Communication Arts, Cannes Cyber Lion, The One Show and the Effie Awards. Also newly appointed at the agency are Jaimi Novak, associate creative director; Daniel Linnihan, art director; Curtis Peterschmidt, junior copywriter and Kate Hartman, digital production artist.
San Francisco agency MUH·TAY·ZIK | HOF·FER has promoted Josh Bogdan to associate creative director. Bogdan joined MUH·TAY·ZIK | HOF·FER in early 2012 as a senior copywriter, and has since worked on accounts including for Gallo, Annie's, Golden State Warriors, and the San Diego Culinary Institute (SDCI).
Advertising and interactive agency Barker DZP has promoted art directors Yimeng Bai and Jennifer Schwartz to senior art directors. Prior to joining Barker DZP in 2010, Bai held senior design positions at HugoBoss, H & M and Ogilvy & Mather, while Schwartz, who joined in 2008, served as junior art director at Draftfcb.