Jim Nelson senior online editor, and Tim Heslip, digital graphic designer, have joined Grace & Wild Digital Studios, Farmington Hills, Mich.
John Dingfield has been promoted to editor at Cutters Editorial, Chicago.
Bob Geuder has joined animation/visual effects house Deep Blue Sea, Coconut Grove, Fla., as a Flame and Mac designer.
Gil Haslam has been promoted to VP-design at Novocom, a Los Angeles-based broadcast design company.
Amy Henderson has joined Atlanta post house Magick Lantern as a postproduction producer.
Paul Stechschulte has joined Hammerquist & Halverson, Seattle, as an art director.
Mark Robben, a Henry artist, and Jennifer Ngou, a Mac artist, have joined Holly-wood based-Complete Post's VFX division.
Dan Ames has been promoted to senior copywriter at Cramer-Krasselt/Milwaukee.
Gordon Cyrus, a composer, has joined Peligro Music & Sound Design, Los Angeles.
Craig Evans has joined the San Diego office of Big Bang Idea Engineering as co-creative director/partner.
Angela Hong, interactive art director, and Frank Siraguso, interactive copywriter, have joined Valentine Rad-ford, Kansas City.
Bryan Burlison and Aaron Eiseman, senior art directors, and senior copywriter Abi Aron have joined Merkley Newman Harty, New York.
Tony Kobylinski and Jim Ritterhoff have been named executive creative directors at The Lord Group, New York.
Mark Voelpel, a director and 3-D animation designer, has joined production/post house Black Logic, New York.
Alex Blum, a partner in the production company Headquarters, has been re-elected chairman of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers. In addition, Roberto Cecchini, president and executive producer at The Artists Company, has been named chairman of the 2000 AICP Show and Lecture Series, which will take place in June in New York's Museum of Modern Art.
Tim Souers has been promoted to creative director at DDB/Chicago.
Bill Garrison has been promoted from ACD to senior VP-creative director at Egan/St. James, Pittsburgh.
Andrew Sinagra, a 3-D animator, has joined the computer graphics department at Radium, San Francisco.
Jesse Reisner has been promoted from assistant editor to editor at Editing Concepts, New York.