Gotham Inc has brought on four new members to its creative team: Anthony "Mossy" Moss (pictured) has joined as group creative director; Natalie Chambers has joined an associate creative director /art director; Evan Maranca has joined as a copywriter; and Matt Nowak has joined as integrated producer. Moss is a former senior copywriter at Crispin Porter + Bogusky and had worked on BK, Microsoft, Amex and Coke Zero. Chambers had been an AD at DDB San Francisco and DDB Stockholm and Morenco had been a freelance copywriter on Alaska Airlines and T-Mobile at Wongdoody. Nowak was previously broadcast and digital producer at DDB Worldwide.
Gravity has hired Win Peniston as Vice President of Digital Strategy and Development. In this newly created role, Peniston will foster Gravity's digital growth and management strategy. Peniston previously served as Senior Vice President, Strategy & Development at Posner Advertising.
Marketing agency Luckie & Company has added two new recently added two senior-level digital talents. Lee Smith joins Luckie as Senior Web Applications Developer, and John Cobbs joins as Senior Developer. Also, Bill Abel has been promoted to Vice President/Director of Digital Development, and Evan Keller has been promoted to Director of Software Engineering.
Edelman has established an integrated marketing unit it says will serve the growing cross-channel strategy and content needs of marketers. The new unit is named Ruth: Edelman Integrated Marketing, after company matriarch Ruth Edelman. Current clients include Bunge, CAMFED International, eBay, Onlineshoes.com, Pfizer, Savers/Value Village, Starbucks, Samsung, Smith Brothers Farms and UPS. President-CEO Matthew J. Harrington will manage the new unit, which will serve new clients along with the existing lineup.
Schematic, a WPP company, has named Chris Stauch as group creative director at its Austin office. The firm also announced promotions for several members of its Austin creative team. Mark Ray has been promoted from CD to GCDr; Chris Polychronopoulos has been named associate creative director from senior AD. Lani DeGuire and Natalie Derylo have both been promoted to senior project manager positions. Stauch joins Schematic with more than 10 years of digital creative experience and a background leading and developing large-scale, interactive campaigns for brands including Bank of America, GE, MTV and Nextel. Prior to Schematic, he served as GCD at Organic, where he led a team of more than 40 writers and designers across the firm's New York, San Francisco and Toronto offices.
Thornberg & Forester has added Kyle Hurley as designer. Hurley will be responsible for branding and design, print, digital, broadcast and logo work for clients that include iNDemand, Verizon, Nielsen, E*Trade, Sustainable Brands, Huntington Bank and Turner Classic Movies. Previously, he was art director at Gizmo Post Production, where he developed and directed the menu concept and design for Blu-Ray and designed and branded broadcast graphics packages for clients across categories.
Keiler & Company, an independent full-service marketing communications agency, has named Michael Feinberg as creative director. Feinberg has worked at McCann Worldgroup, Publicis, TBWA/Chiat Day and BBDO and has created award-winning work for clients like Volvo, Verizon Wireless, Reebok, Absolut, and GlaxoSmithKline. Most recently, he has been working on a freelance basis for agencies in New York and New England.
Veteran creative Walter Campbell, the creator of the Guinness "Surfer" spot, has been named a creative partner at Anomaly and will head creative for Anomaly U.K.'s content. The "Surfer" spot for Guinness, created out of AMV BBDO, was honored with multiple industry awards, including two Black Pencils at D&AD. Campbell later went on to launch Campbell Doyle Dye with Sean Doyle and Dave Dye in 2001. Campbell left the agency, which had rebranded as Shop, in 2008, and went on to work on film projects.