Team One Hires Pearce for Lexus

Jon Pearce has joined Team One as group creative director on the Lexus account. Pearce, 41, had been freelancing for the El Segundo, Calif., shop for the last nine months to help produce the first Lexus mini-movie on DVD. Trained as a copywriter, Pearce replaces Jack Fund, who left in October 2002. He teams with James Dalthorp, acting executive creative director. Pearce’s experience also includes serving as vice president, associate creative director on Honda, US West and Kubota tractors at Rubin Postaer and Associates in Santa Monica, Calif.