Editorial company Umlaut in San Francisco has hired designer and motion graphics artist Ivan Miller, who was previously freelancing. ... Steve Holiner, formerly of Quiet Man in New York, has joined VFX house Guava as senior producer. ... Design production company Buck has opened an office in New York. The new location is led by executive producer Suzanne Potashnick and creative director Orion Tait. ... Lost Planet in Los Angeles has appointed editor Paul Martinez as partner of the company. He will now collaborate with owner Hank Corwin and executive producer Betsy Beale in growing the company. ... Dex Deboree, formerly of Rock Paper Scissors, has joined production company The Ebeling Group as executive producer and will split his time between the New York and Los Angeles offices. ... Toronto-based design and motion graphics company Crush has added Yoho Yue, formerly of YTV and his own agency in Guangzhou, China, to its design roster. ... Director Rich Newey has signed with The Joneses for exclusive commercial representation. ... Montana Artists Agency now reps DP Chris Norr exclusively. ... New York-based Jump has added editor Damien Massingham to its roster. ... Rival Editorial has welcomed Karen Knowles to its roster. ... Cut + Run/N.Y. has added editor Adam Jenkins, formerly of Final Cut, to its roster. ... Promo production company Draw Pictures has signed director Tom Norcliffe, formerly of Partizan Mini Miduit, Bikini Films and Lucky Elliot.