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Washington, DC, United States, 2010/08/03 - Jim Quindlen, former interactive art director at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, joins APCO Worldwide as a creative director, Robert Schooling, managing director of the Washington, D.C., office, announced today.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jim to APCO as we move forward in our continuing commitment to strengthening our expertise in digital creative," said Schooling. "APCO has a 25-year history of bringing fresh ideas to our clients, and we know that digital innovation is leading the way. Jim will be a tremendous addition to our online, social media and creative strengths."
As part of Ogilvy's 360° Digital Influence team, Quindlen used social media, digital marketing and new technologies to help clients build and sell their brands. His efforts to create engaging experiences online resulted in measurable improvements in brand awareness, loyalty and advocacy for a number of high-profile companies.
"I'm very impressed by APCO's dynamic, integrated team and their enthusiastic and innovative approach to online," said Quindlen. "I look forward to participating in their ongoing efforts to remain on the cutting edge of compelling new-media solutions."
Prior to his role at Ogilvy, Quindlen was an art director at Virilion, a full-service interactive agency that helps major corporations, organizations and institutions use digital media to achieve their marketing and communication goals. He began his career as a senior interactive designer at the Sutter Group.
Quindlen's work has been recognized through ADDY awards, the Interactive Media Awards and the W3 awards
About APCO Worldwide
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide (apcoworldwide.com) is an award-winning, independently owned global communication consultancy with offices in major cities throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and seven of the top 10 companies on Fortune's Global 500. APCO offers services related to business, industry and finance; media, public opinion and society; and government and public policy. The firm is a majority women-owned business.