Crispin Porter + Bogusky has appointed Jason Nichols as a creative director at the agency's L.A. office, where he will work on a number of accounts including Microsoft and Old Navy. Nichols joins from Saatchi & Saatchi in Los Angeles, where he was creative director working on integrated campaigns for Toyota. Prior to that, he spent time as creative director at TBWA/Chiat/Day developing the Pepsi Refresh Project, and as copy director at R/GA, where he worked on Nike Basketball, Nike's Facebook application Ballers' Network and LiveStrong, as well as the global and US launch of the Nokia N-series.
Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has hired Joe Salvati as director of digital strategy and managing director, to oversee its digital creative team and client interactive campaigns. Salvati joins SRG, based in Colorado, from Crispin, Porter + Bogusky where he led an integrated team of 30 on the Microsoft business. Prior to that, he was svp, partner of The Wonderfactory, a user interface and design firm in New York.
TBD, the Oregon-based branding agency, has appointed Matthew Ebbing as art director. Ebbing previously led a design team at Boulder-based tda advertising & design for six years as the senior designer on clients such as Johnson & Johnson, GE and Crocs. He has also taught art direction at the University of Colorado.