Peter A. Mayer Advertising has promoted Rick Baxter to associative creative director. Baxter joined the New Orleans-based shop last July as a contract art director. In October he was hired as senior art director. Baxter previously worked in a similar role at J. Walter Thompson in Los Angeles. Mayer has also advanced associate art director Jill Reim and interactive designer and programmer Brian Folsom to art director and senior interactive developer, respectively. In addition, the agency has added John Pucci as an interactive designer. Pucci most recently was an interactive designer and developer at The Weidt Group in Minneapolis.