SINGAPORE – Singapore-based independent agency BLK J has made five new hires to service its growing list of clients.
Qiu Jing and Luke Somasundram join as Art Director and Copywriter respectively from Publicis Singapore. They have also had stints at Ogilvy and BBDO. The brands they have worked on include Tiger Beer, Guinness, Mercedes- Benz and Scoot. The duo are winners of the Best of Show at the Creative Circle Awards 2015.
Maria Isaeva joins as Junior Art Director after graduating from Loughborough University, United Kingdom. And Kezia Augusta, a graduate of LASALLE College for the Arts, fills a similar position.
Skanda Lokeswaran joins as strategic planner from Dentsu Singapore. He has worked on brands like Disney, WWF, Lien AID, Accor Hotels, Pringles and more.
Commenting on the new hires, Rowena Bagchandani, CEO and co-founder of BLK J, said, ”We are really pleased to welcome this bunch of bright and talented people to the BLK J family. We spent a long time hunting for the kind of talent that will help us create the kind of work our clients deserve and are glad we finally found them.”
From left to right: Qiu Jing, Kezia Augusta, Maria Isaeva, Luke Somasundaram, and Skanda Lokeswaran