David Abend, formerly creative director at Harpell in Maynard, Mass., has been named creative director at the VIA Group's offices in Boston and Portland, Me. ... Eddie Snyder has joined Atlanta agency Fitzgerald+CO as EVP-chief creative officer. Snyder, who formerly served as the shop's CD, returns to the agency after stints at Atlanta's Ivory Communications, The Zimmerman Group in Tallahassee and PLAY in Atlanta. ... Drew Tyndell, formerly a student at Florida's Ringling School of Art & Design, has joined Cole & Weber/Red Cell in Portland as an art director. ... Director Michel Suissa and his company Parallax One have signed with Washington Square Films for exclusive representation.