Animation director Patrick Smith, who directed the MTV series Daria, has signed with New York-based animation house Pitch.
Avid editor John Young has left Isis Post for New York-based Consulate.
San Francisco animation studio Wild Brain has signed director Denis Morella, formerly of Curious Pictures, to its roster.
Hesh Rephun, former West Coast rep and head of PR for production company Headquarters, has launched H.R. RepNstuf, an independent repping firm in Venice, Calif.
Andrew Borton, formerly with Avenue Edit and Rye Films, has joined Irvine, Calif., edit house Stun Gun as senior staff editor.
Inferno artist Susan Armstrong has left Eyeball/New York to join Click 3x/New York.
Dana Locatell, formerly an account manager with CMP, has been named executive producer for new business at Riot/Santa Monica.
David Hughes and Dave Vissat have both been promoted from asscociate creative director to vice president/creative director at Pittsburgh agency Blattner Brunner.
Heidi Eberhardt has been promoted to senior director at Eric Mower & Associates, Rochester, N.Y.
Kathy Shreve, formerly of Azalea Film Productions in Richmond, Va., has been named executive producer at HSR Studios in New York.
Randy Gerda has been promoted to associate creative director at DDB/Seattle.
Heidi Gottlieb has joined New York production house Zero 2 Sixty as executive producer. Gottlieb was formerly president and partner at Single Bid, a sales and marketing firm.
Michelle Roufa, formerly a VP at Cliff Freeman & Partners, has joined Baltimore-based Eisner Communications as broadcast creative director.
Heidi Bayer has been named executive producer at Los Angeles-based Via Worldwide. Bayer previously worked as a freelance producer.
John Carter, formerly partner and creative director at Ogilvy & Mather/Atlanta, has joined T.G. Madison, Atlanta, as senior VP-creative director.
Philip Barber has been named VP-creative director at Colorado Springs-based agency Praco Ltd. He was previously senior art director.
Director Allen Martinez, formerly with Tate & Partners, has signed with Los Angeles-based Scream.