Compadre Grows Its Team With New ECD, Director of Creative Strategy, and Head of Production

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(L – R): Curtis Doss & Mika Saulitis

On the heels of its recent launch, creative marketing agency Compadre has welcomed Executive Creative Director Curtis Doss and Director of Creative Strategy Mika Saulitis. An Emmy Award winner for his work on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Doss previously served as Creative Director at design agency Big Block and creative services company BigStar, where he led entertainment marketing, sports branding, and main title design projects. He also served as Art Director at Planet Earth Skateboards and DC Shoes, where he focused on skate, surf, and snow markets.

Saulitis has developed positioning and integrated marketing campaigns for clients including Disney, Warner Bros., Sony, and FX. Prior to joining Compadre, he served as Senior Creative Strategist at creative branding agency Loyalkaspar, and as Communications Manager at brand consultancy Troika. Compadre has already completed work for Freeform and is currently developing projects for Dick Wolf’s Wolf Entertainment and The CW.

Read more in GDUSA, LA Egotist, and LBB, as well as Mika’s interview in postPerspective.

Jessica Garcia-Scharer

Compadre has also brought Jessica Garcia-Scharer on board as Head of Production. She brings over 15 years of experience in the creative industry having worked in senior production and marketing roles on both the agency and network sides.

Prior to joining Compadre, she served as Director of On-Air Promotions at Fox Sports Marketing, where she worked on the Men’s World Cup “Root for Your Roots” partnership campaign with the network and 23andMe. Before that, she was Head of Production at creative branding agency Loyalkaspar. As Senior Producer at Digital Kitchen, a role she held for seven years, Garcia-Scharer spearheaded the planning and execution of the AT&T U-verse national advertising campaign, including on-air, retail, and mobile apps.

See the features in Studio Daily, Shoot, and Promax!