The Wonderful Company’s in-house agency, Wonderful Agency, has welcomed a pair of senior hires.
Corey Bartha joins Wonderful Agency as director of integrated production, tasked with overseeing all content production. Amber Justis recently joined the agency as executive creative director, managing creative work across on all Wonderful products, including Wonderful Pistachios and Wonderful Halos. Both Bartha and Justis report directly to Wonderful Agency chief creative officer Darren Moran.
“Corey and Amber are two of the top talents in the business when it comes to creating brand experiences that get talked about and become part of pop culture,” Moran said in a statement. “They join a rapidly growing creative department that’s stronger and more diverse than ever.”
Bartha arrives from Publicis Seattle, where he served in that role for nearly two and a half years. Previously, he has served in executive production roles for W+K and Quicksilver.
“I’m excited to work with Darren and the incredible team he’s been building,” Bartha said in a statement. “The Wonderful Company’s healthy brands, the unique business model of the agency, and the innovative work they’ve been creating are all really inspiring.”
Justis arrived at the agency following a period as a freelance creative director working with agencies such as mcgarrybowen and Huge and brands including Google, Burt’s Bees, Brita, Hidden Valley Ranch and Kingsford. Before that she spent three and a half years as a group creative director with BBDO San Francisco, working on brands such as Barbie, Gallo Wines, Cesar Pet Food and Barefoot Wines, followed by six months as a freelance creative strategist with Facebook.
“There is a tremendous group of creative talent at the Wonderful Agency and I’m honored to be part of it” Justis added. “The kind of work we’re developing respects our audiences and their time: it’s entertaining, enlightening and always surprising. And it’s a big part of what makes the Wonderful brands so beloved.”