VMLY&R has bolstered its Auckland team with six new appointments across creative, client service, social and digital.
The new team members include;
Emma Watson, Senior Art Director, joining from Brave in London, reporting to Executive Creative Director Kim Pick.
Pick commented: “We are lucky to have Emma, adding to our creative team at VMLY&R. We’ve worked together previously at Colenso – Emma has incredible talent and capability and as a senior creative has already been a major contributor to our clients.”
Also venturing back to New Zealand shores is Hanna Scott, Account Director, from M&C Saatchi World Services, London and previously CHE Proximity, Melbourne. Aimee Andrews, joins the expanding Client Service team as Account Executive.
Strengthening VMLY&R’s Social arm is Evana Vulinovich, a Senior Social & Content Specialist, most recently with Culture at Stanley St.
Bringing further digital experience into the fold is Daniel English, Full-stack Developer, stepping into agency life from software development company, Trail CRM.
To manage the growing team and delivery, Jo Simpkins brings her significant experience across many agency disciplines, joining as Creative Services Manager Auckland.
“We’re putting a big focus into growing our capability with top talent found locally and abroad. The breadth of experience across the team is extraordinary and we value each and every one of our new and existing staff members. Through the extensive interview process we were fortunate to meet this amazing group of talent. And they’re a great bunch to now call family. Our wider team are thrilled to have new hands on deck with some great projects in play,” says James Johnston, Auckland Managing Partner at VMLY&R.