DraftFCB, Chicago promoted senior copywriter Susan Betteridge to CD and producer Samuel Ciaramitaro to EP for Qwest, while hiring Dan "Ziggy" Zigulich as director of creative production services. ... Digital agency Freedom + Partners hired former Firstborn studio director Tim Nolan as its executive content director. ... Former HSI director Graeme Joyce signed with Hollywood production company Villains for exclusive U.S. spot representation. ... Bi-coastal/international production company Crossroads announced the addition of director/DP Ryan Gaw. ... Newly formed production house Hook Films signed commercials director Robert Nylund for U.K. representation. ... New York-based music/sound design company Sound Lounge hired composer/sound designer Joel Corelitz and sound designer Phan Visutyothapibal. ... Commercial/music video editor Brandon Boudreaux joined the roster of bi-coastal editorial company Nomad and will be based in the company's New York office. ... Editor/post-producer Pablo Piriz joined the roster of bi-coastal studio Union and will be based in its L.A. office. ... Los Angeles-based music/sound design firm BWN acquired audio post facility Outlaw and hired composer/post producer Steve Pierson. ... Bi-coastal production company Nonfiction Unlimited announced a partnership with London-based studio Home.corp, where Home will represent Nonfiction's roster of directors in U.K. commercial and new media projects.