Tina Lauffer and Cody Hudson have joined Jager Di Paola Kemp Design, Burlington, Vt., as senior designers.
Angelina Powers has joined Chelsea Picture's New York office as East Coast sales representative.
Craig Evans has joined Big Bang Idea Engineering, Del Mar, Calif., as partner/co-creative director.
Dawn McCarthy, formerly at Fallon McElli-gott in Minneapolis, has joined Merkley Newman Harty, New York, as an art director.
Joe Sicurella and Adam Joseph, principals/executive producers, have opened Face the Music, a music/sound design company with offices in New York and Venice, Calif. In addition, composer Paul Robb and executive producer Birgit Roberts have joined the Venice office.
Mauro Camoroda, an editor, and executive producer Amy Burlaga have joined San Francisco post house Crew Cuts.
Simon Foster has joined Oasis Advertising, New York, as a senior writer.
Kevin Sullivan has joined Food Chain Films, Portland, Ore., as head of production.
Alix Eglis, visual effects producer, and Claus Hansen, visual effects artist, have joined Riot, a Santa Monica-based digital effects house.
Alan Nay, formerly at Pinnacle Studios, Seattle, has joined the editorial staff at FilmCore, Santa Monica.
Steve Marino, director of design/graphics, and Jim Forster, designer/visual effects artist, have opened Voodoo Design and Visual EFX in New York.
Louis Carvell has been named creative director at the New York office of Earle Palmer Brown.
Randy Abrams has joined the editorial staff at Broadcast Video Inc., Miami Beach, Fla.
Denise Minter has been promoted to VP-production at Pacific Data Images, Palo Alto, Calif.
Mike Pieronek has been hired as senior compressionist/designer at Grace & Wild Interactive Development, Farmington Hills, Mich.
Stephanie Godkin, James Grant, John Nunziato and Paula Patricola have been promoted from senior designers to design directors at the New York office of Sterling Group, an international brand consultancy.
Carolyn Bergen and Debby DiPrizio, VP-creative directors, have joined FCB/Chicago.
Jason Cox and Brooke Berdis have been named writer/producers at Hollywood radio production company Bert Berdis & Co. Also at Berdis, Kristen Notaro has been promoted to creative coordinator.