Smizer Perry Bolsters Senior Staff

BOSTON Smizer Perry said it has hired Tina Clare and Joseph Lee as business development director and associate creative director, respectively.

Clare succeeds Wendy Marold, who left the independent shop in New London, Conn. Lee fills a new position. Both are 36.

Clare has served as an account and project manager in the private and public sectors, guiding projects for clients such as Cisco, DuPont and United Technologies. Lee was most recently owner of Black Fish Design in Wickford, R.I., where he handled art direction for clients in the technology and consulting fields. He has also worked at New York design firm Hopkins/Baumann.

Smizer Perry, a 21-year-old shop with about 10 employees, works for Forrester Research, Pfizer and WinZip Computing. The shop mainly handles brand positioning and Web assignments.

—Adweek staff report