Moves & Changes – industry news

A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.

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Nicholas Jitkoff is joining Dropbox as its vice president of design. He has joined from Google, where he led the material design team.


The Yard Creative has appointed Catrin Stedman as director of graphics. She has previously worked for United Designers and Household.


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The Allotment has appointed Fenella Rogers as director. She joins from Curious, where she worked with clients spanning technology, legal services, renewable energy, student accommodation and not-for-profit businesses.


Manchester-based consultancy Buffalo 7 has appointed Garry Corrin as client services director. The new role has been created to help develop repeat business.


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Accenture Interactive has announced that Lorna Ross will head up its design and innovation unit – Fjord – at its new design studio. Ross will take on the role of group design director and studio lead at the new studio, located in Dublin.


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AKQA is launching in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore through a partnership with technology consultancy DT. The move will see AKQA gain an additional 220 employees, and new offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland and Singapore.


WPP has announced that it has made an investment in SubVRsive, a Texas-based technology company that works with advertisers on virtual reality and augmented reality projects. Its clients include the American Heart Association, Lionsgate Entertainment, Procter & Gamble and Showtime Networks.


Contact aimee.mclaughlin@centaurmedia.com if there have been any moves and changes at your consultancy.

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