Dominic Daigle, a 3-D animator and visual effects artist, has joined the animation department at Riot, Santa Monica. Also at Riot, Michelle Moen and Ken-neth Nakada have been hired as matte artists.
Tamara Hopps has joined Anderson Solone Marketing Communications, Sacramento, as a graphic designer.
Elena Colombo, a director, has signed withSeptember Productions, New York.
Jim Nicholson, a composer, has rejoined New York music house JSM.
Dan Nearing has rejoined EMI Strategic Marketing, Boston, as creative director.
Robert Mucciaccio has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Bozell/Omaha.
Wayne Gibson, a director, has signed with production house The Story Companies/N.Y.
Amy Faulkner has been named VP-director of broadcast production at McCann-Erickson/ Detroit.
Susan Ebling, a copywriter, and art directors Kevin Dailor and Jen-nifer Meinders have joined Arnold Worldwide, Boston.
Anthony Mar-chesani has been named a senior art director at Earle Palmer Brown/N.Y.
Carlos Lowen-stein has been promoted to editor at Cutters, Chicago.
Kris Knieriem has been promoted to VP-creative director and Jay Giesen has been promoted to creative director at Marc USA/Pittsburgh.
Reed Coss and Eric Gutierrez have joined DDB/Seattle as senior copywriters, and Theresa Tuck has been hired as an art director.
Kris Palestrini, an editor, has joined new New York post boutique Greene & Grand.
Rob Swan has been named CD at the New York office of international brand marketing and design consultancy Lipson Alport Glass.
Scott Dougherty has been appointed executive producer of visual effects at Cinesite, L.A.
Tim Brown, a motion graphics designer, has joined the graphics design division at Blur Studio, Venice, Calif.
Mike Bednar has been promoted to VP-executive creative director at Cramer-Krasselt/Milwaukee.