Chicago editorial house Cutters has announced the launch of a new branch in Venice, Ca. The new office will be headed by executive producer Nicole Visram, formerly of Ogilvy & Mather, and staffed by editors Dustin Robertson, Tessa Davis and John Mailloux. ... Skip Dampier, former president and executive creative director at Ross Creative + Strategy in Peoria, Ill., has joined Austin agency Tocquigny as vice president and creative director. CORRECTION: In Wednesday's "Movers" section, the name of TM Advertising's Paige Jensen was misspelled. We regret the error.