CITY-based marketing and communications firm APS Group has appointed Graham Walker and Katrina Berry to its creative team.
The duo joined from design consultancy Size, which they co-owned, and will bring with them a combined 54 years’ experience in the industry.
Graham joins APS Group Scotland as deputy creative director and will focus on developing the creative output of the wider team, as well as client management.
He has worked for agencies including EH6 and Graphic Partners in the past and has previously been named Scottish Designer of the Year.
Katrina will take on the role of creative services director and work with new and existing clients to deliver innovative and effective campaigns across digital and traditional channels.
She has previously worked with agencies The Bridge, Faulds and Graphic Partners, where she first worked with Graham.
Between them, they have worked on behalf of numerous high-profile clients, including Sainsbury’s Bank, British Film Industry, Heriot-Watt University and Glenmorangie.
Both Graham and Katrina will be based in APS Group’s Edinburgh office. They will bring several key client contracts with them, expanding the agency’s existing client base which includes Scottish Government, VisitScotland, Aegon, Royal London and Livingston Designer Outlet.
Michael Fraser, creative director at APS Group Scotland, said: “Bringing Graham and Katrina to our creative team is a clear indication of our intention for further growth in 2016.
“Both have excellent track records of delivering exceptional creative results for clients and their appointments are a major addition to the team as we look to grow and diversify our creative offering and client base.
“We look forward to welcoming them.”
Katrina added: “Graham and I are looking forward to developing relationships with new and existing clients, as well as exploring opportunities to showcase our creativity as part of integrated marketing strategies.
“APS Group is one of the leading creative marketing agencies in Scotland, with a proven record for delivering results, which is what attracted us to join the team.
“It’s unique in the sense that its creative team is supported by an extensive range of channel delivery expertise, helping make more possible for its clients.
“We are both looking forward to a new challenge and helping APS grow and diversify its offering here in Scotland.”