Midnight Oil Expands Creative Team with New Hires

By Erik Oster 

Burbank, California-based agency Midnight Oil has expanded its creative team with a series of new hires over the past month.

Noah Witlin joins Midnight Oil as executive creative director, following three years as a creative director with Los Angeles agency BusterInk. Before that he spent six years as creative director, motion picture and television marketing for Venice, California’s Cold Open. Over the course of his career, which also included stints as a senior art director with The NBC Agency and BLT and Associates, he has worked on campaigns for The Simpsons, Dominion, Wilfred, Best New Restaurant and The Campaign.

Creative director Anette Hughes arrives at the agency from Avatar Labs in Los Angeles, where she has spent over four and a half years as a creative director, leading creative on brand and entertainment digital marketing campaigns. Previously she served as vice president, interactive, executive creative director for Cimarron Group and creative director for Crew Creative. She has worked on campaigns for Interstellar, The Strain and The Jungle Book.


Also joining Midnight Oil are associate creative director Amy Texter, senior art director Sam Contreras, art director Peter Chan, lead digital and social strategist Nicole Fuhrman, associate producer Marc Cunningham and production artist Chris De La Rosa.