Durham-based agency The Republik has hired Brady Bone, formerly an independent brand designer, as managing director of its newsly created design division, Receptor, which will be based in Charlotte. ... Sway Studio in Los Angeles has added director and digital cinematographer John Allardice, formerly of Digital Domain, to its staff. ... Hollywood-based production house Zoo has hired FinnSaxon Represents for representation on the West Coast and Texas. ... Kathy Aronstam has joined Emoto in Santa Monica as West Coast head of sales.