JDK Bolsters Design, Production

BOSTON Jager Di Paola Kemp Design said it has appointed Byron O’Neill as design director and hired Allan Nicholls as senior broadcast producer.

O’Neill rejoins JDK in Burlington, Vt., following a six-year absence. After working for JDK as a designer from 1997-99, he held several industry jobs in California, including posts at ESPN/Walt Disney, Phyla CrossMedia, Syrup Design and Sapient.

Nicholls has spent nearly 30 years in the entertainment industry, primarily as a director in film and television. He has worked on a number of Robert Altman films, including Ready to Wear (as second unit director), and he also served as an assistant director on Dead Man Walkinh.

Independent JDK provides brand strategy, product design, identity materials, packaging, advertising and online services for a mix of consumer and business clients. The shop’s current roster includes American Eagle Outfitters, Burton Snowboards, FMC Corp., Intrawest’s Stratton Mountain Resort and Microsoft’s Xbox.

—Adweek staff report