Dye Joins Mother, 180 Promotes Groves and Ryder and More
Mother London has hired Dave Dye as head of art, where he will work with creative partners Robert Saville and Mark Waites as part of the creative team. Dye, who previously worked at Leagas Delaney, BMP/DDB and AMW, founded agencies DHM, People and Campbell Doyle Dye.
180LA has promoted Adam Groves and Zac Ryder to creative directors. The duo has worked at 180LA for nearly four years on a range of clients including Adidas, Sony, Boost Mobile and HP. Most recently they created the 2Days Beat project for HP, in which a rapper used real-time comments to create a track and music video live on YouTube. They have been partners for almost seven years, since being paired up at Team One, where they worked on Lexus. Groves got his start in New York at Berlin Cameron, while Ryder worked at Y&R's Irvine office.
Frances Webb has joined 360i as creative director, social content. Webb brings over nine years of experience as a copywriter to the agency. Prior to joining 360i, she was associate creative director at StrawberryFrog, working with clients such as Pampers and Sabra Hummus. In 2012, she came to the U.S. from Australia, where she held positions with Leo Burnett and George Patterson Y&R, working with clients including Schweppes, Cadbury, Nintendo, Fosters Group and 7-Eleven. She has also held freelance positions at BBDO, Code & Theory and others.
Lowe Campbell Ewald has added Curtis Melville as executive creative director in the agency's Detroit office, where he will oversee the daily creaive operation and provide leadership for new-business efforts. He will report to chief creative officer Mark Simon. Melville joins the agency from Team Detroit, where he was exec VP and exec creative director, responsible for Ford's U.S. advertising.