Phil Gayter and Joe Gallo, a creative team formerly at Leo Burnett, have joined Euro RSCG Tatham, Chicago, as creative directors and senior partners.
Amy LaPier has joined Philip Johnson Associates, a Boston-based technology and healthcare agency, as a senior designer.
Dan Brown has been named manager of interactive media at Optimus, a Chicago post house.
Jan Nagel, director of business development at VirtualMagic Animation, has been named interim president at L.A.-based Women in Animation, a nonprofit professional organization.
Jamie Pfaff has been named chief creative officer at the TFA/Leo Burnett Technology Group, a Chicago-based technology agency.
Boo Wong has been promoted to head of the CGI department at New York-based Curious Pictures.
John Immesoete has been promoted from CD to group creative director at DDB Needham/Chicago.
Peter MacNicol, an actor on Ally McBeal and the director of several episodes, has signed with SunSpots, West Hollywood, for commercials representation.
Jim Byrkit, a director, has signed with Atlas Pictures, Santa Monica.
Wendell Hanes has joined bicoastal Bang Music as a composer/sound designer.
Carlos Arguello has been promoted to head of the creative art department at Cinesite Visual Effects, Hollywood. Also at Cinesite: Lubo Kristov has joined as CD, and John Mann has been appointed senior AD.
Adam Gascoyne, a Flame artist, has joined New York visual effects house Spontaneous Combustion.
Don McBain has been named a visual effects producer at Pacific Data Images, Palo Alto, Calif.
Jennifer Burak has been promoted to regional director of East Coast sales at The Image Bank, N.Y.
Connie Hartmann, AD, and Lori McNabb, copywriter, have joined Henderson Advertising, Greenville, S.C., as a creative team.
Gail Jurick has been named a senior producer at Razorfish, N.Y., a strategic