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Mary Knight joined DraftFCB, Chicago as senior VP, group creative director after spending 12 years as a lead creative at the agency's Seattle office. ... Los Angeles-based independent agency RPA promoted David Smith from creative director to executive creative director. ... Dan Pawych, creative director and co-founder of Downtown Partners, announced the agency would be closing its doors February 15th. ... Global content creation firm Crossroads signed the sibling directing duo Kevin and Michael Goetz to its team. ... Independent integrated agency iris announced the appointment of Shaun McIlrath as executive creative director alongside iris founding partner, Sean Reynolds. The former Heresy founder moves from Hurrell and Dawson, which he joined as creative director and partner in October 2006. ... Avenue A | Razorfish named Don Bruns its user experience lead, Jedd Davis as a strategy director, Ron Wessels as associate creative director, Crystal Anderson as a senior project manager and Pierre Tehrany as a senior technical architect. ... Minneapolis-based agency Olson opened a San Francisco office and hired creative director Tamara Crawford to lead. ... Former Doner creative director Stefan D. Kogler was named EVP, creative director of new and alternative media at Campbell-Ewald. ... Director of photography Helge Gerull signed with Jeannine Angelique at Paradigm LA for exclusive representation. ... New York-based creative studio creative studio Thornberg & Forester added French native Guillaume Alix to its roster.