Chicago-based production company eatdrink promoted senior animator Bradon Webb to creative director. Additionally, director of interactive Jaimee Newberry, who is based in the company's Las Vegas office, was promoted to partner. ... Interactive production company B-Reel welcomed ex-Goodby senior AD Seth Weisfeld as creative director in its New York office. ... Lynn Thomlison joined bi-coastal interactive agency Virilion as creative director. ... Orlando-based agency Push welcomed Ray Nolan as a copywriter. ... Former Nike CMO Ellen Turner joined global design company Brandimage as VP of strategy for North America. ... L.A.-based production company Workhorse Media signed music video/spot director Ryan Smith for commercial representation on the East coast, West coast and in the Midwest. ... Venice, CA-based VFX boutique Sea Level announced the hiring of executive producer Steve Reiss and VFX artists/supervisors Christopher Noellert and Glen Bennett. ... California VFX studio MastersFX hired Mark Ballou as VFX coordinator. ... Sao Paolo-based design collective Lobo formally opened its New York office. ... Marketing firm Schafer Condon Carter acquired Chicago-based independent agency Romani Bros. As a result, Romani Bros. founders/partners Bernie Pitzel and Denny Hebson will become creative directors at SCC alongside current SCC CD's Suzanne Martineau and Ron Sone.