JDK Bolsters Product Design Team

BOSTON Jager Di Paola Kemp Design said it has appointed Suzie Quinn managing director of its 10-person product design team.

In this new position at the agency, Quinn, 53, will guide colorists, graphic designers and materials experts who work closely with product developers at clients such as footwear companies Merrell and Sebago.

For 13 years Quinn has owned HQ Associates, a Burlington, Vt.-based marketing, public relations and project management shop. She has also worked as corporate communications manager for Green Mountain Energy, marketing director for ski equipment company Nordica and marketing services manager at sporting goods concern Canstar.

JDK, an independent shop in Burlington, has also hired Kristen Faulkner, 34, as a designer. She had run her own design business, working for clients such as Rossignol, the University of Vermont and the Vermont Natural Resources Council.

—Adweek staff report