John Rubino, former manager of the branding and graphic design practice at architecture and design firm NBBJ, has been named managing director at Seattle agency Hadley Green Creates.
Dirk Kammerzell, formerly of the Arnell Group, has been named creative director at New York-based branding consultancy TippingSprung.
Brett Wingate, formerly of Bigfoot Interactive and Saatchi & Saatchi/N.Y., has joined The Pere Partnership in New York as SVP-creative director.
Phil Smith-former managing director at Duffy/New York and, most recently, chief creative officer at Muzak-has joined Charlotte agency Boone/Oakley as president, a new position at the agency.
Designer Ian Lynam, formerly of his own eponymous design studio, and art director Nico Ammann, formerly of Advico Young & Rubicam/Zurich, have joined Venice-based communications collective 86 the Onions.
Stephanie Dunford, formerly of French/West/Vaughan, has joined Howard, Merrell & Partners in Raleigh, N.C., as production manager.
Director Tom McCarthy-who wrote and directed last year's acclaimed independent film The Station Agent-has signed with Crossroads Films.
Bryan Farhy, formerly executive producer at [email protected], has joined L.A. production company Uncle as head of sales and executive producer.
Freelance editor Simon Davies has joined New York's Creative Bubble.
Michael Taylor, formerly of Digital Domain, has joined R!OT/Santa Monica as managing director.
Ann Zagaroli, formerly with New York's Sacred Noise, has joined bicoastal design company Brand New School as in-house East Coast sales rep.
Katie Ward has been named West Coast rep for editorial house Inside Out and music company Ten Music. Ward will also rep Inside Out in the Midwest.
Editor Mike Coletta, formerly of Bug Editorial, has joined New York's 89 Editorial.
Freelancer John Leamy has joined New York's Spontaneous as a senior designer.
Chelsea Pictures has signed Annie Bossingham and Brad Grubaugh of Boss Talent as the company's new West Coast sales reps.
Production artist Patrick Kiniry has been promoted to art director at Mintz & Hoke in Avon, Conn.
Joe Winkler, formerly of the in-house marketing department at H.J. Heinz, has joined Pittsburgh agency Blattner Brunner as a senior graphic design specialist.
At Venice-based design and effects company Motion Theory, freelancers James Tayler and John Clark have signed on as production supervisor and visual effects supervisor, respectively.
Director Gordon Clark, formerly with Tate & Partners, has returned to his native South Africa, where he will be repped by Velocity Afrika.
Former freelance producer Jennifer Moore has joined Minneapolis postproduction company Hi-Wire.
Jeanie DiMaggio, formerly with Siobhan McCafferty & Associates, has joined Hungry Man as the production company's West Coast rep.