Big Spaceship Names First VP, Director of Client Services

By Erik Oster 

Brooklyn-based digital agency Big Spaceship appointed Laura Breines as its first vice president, director of client services and promoted group strategy director Duncan Snowden to the position of vice president, strategy. 

Breines joins Big Spaceship from Huge, where she spent the last year or so serving as vice president, marketing. She originally joined Huge in 2011 as an engagement director and was named group engagement director for American Express in 2013. Prior to Huge, she spent five years with AKQA, working her way up from project manager to account director for Volkswagen.

Snowden has served as group strategy director for the agency since March of 2013. Prior to joining Big Spaceship he spent two years serving as partner, communications planning director on Volkswagen of America with Mediacom. He originally joined Mediacom as an associate director back in 2007, following four and a half years as an account manager with Manning Gottlieb OMD.

“As members of our leadership team, Laura and Duncan will help us provide even more client value,” said Big Spaceship managing director Rob Thorsen. “Duncan is a strategic powerhouse who has thrived here during his tenure and driven impactful results for each of the accounts he’s worked on. And Laura’s chops in client service will no doubt strengthen our ability to service our clients as we look to grow even more in the coming years.”