MOVERS: News from Campfire, Area/Code, Signal To Noise

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Expanding game company Zynga, maker of FarmVille, has added a new company to its stable, one near to our audience's hearts - New York's Area/Code. Area/Code, known for its groundbreaking social games like Parking Wars, Sharkrunners and CSI: Crime City, as well as iPhone game Drop7, will now be known as Zynga New York. The shop will remain in its current location, with existing execs Frank Lantz and Demetri Detsaridis staying on as Creative Director and General Manager, respectively. Area/Code co-founder Kevin Slavin has lately been focusing on social TV platform Starling, which he co-founded, but, says the company, "remains nearby."

Campfire, the independent New York agency, has made two new hires. Jason Sutterfield joins in the new role head of production, responsible for overseeing the production of Campfire's multi-platform campaigns. Sutterfield was previously executive producer at the Barbarian Group, running Samsung's North American campaigns.

Simone Oppenheimer has been appointed as director of business development, rejoining Campfire after a year as director of brand development at Big Fuel Communications. Oppenheimer takes responsibility for new client development and outbound marketing

Campfire has also promoted Marianne Raphael, who has been with the agency since 2008, to group account director overseeing its key accounts, including HBO, Discovery, Snapple and Harley-Davidson. Prior to joining Campfire, she worked at mcgarrybowen and spent 14 years at Young & Rubicam.

In other news, Stephanie Ouyoumijan has joined Signal to Noise as director of strategy. Ouyoumijan, who will report to Jordan Warren, CEO and President at the Omnicom-owned San Francisco agency, was previously at Publicis, Dallas, as director of strategic planning and is a specialist in marketing to women.
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