Facebook’s Creative Shop hires Jay Morgan, Stefanie DiGianvincenzo and Oliver Beeston

Facebook’s Creative Shop has hired three new creative strategists: Jay Morgan, Stefanie DiGianvincenzo and Oliver Beeston.

Steve Coll, head of Facebook Creative Shop ANZ, said the new hires indicate the creative direction Facebook is taking.

Jay Morgan, Stefanie DiGianvincenzo and Oliver Beeston have joined Facebook Creative Shop

“I am delighted to welcome Stef, Jay and Ollie to Facebook. They join a team of strong creative thinkers and bring a wealth of diverse talent, skill and experience to a team that is already collaborating with some of the most respected marketers and creators in the country. These new hires show the importance of creativity in the future of our platforms, where there is still so much untapped potential and opportunity for brands,” Coll said.

“Australian and New Zealand agencies are, as we all know, world renowned for creativity. Our goal is to work with the best brands, creators, makers, creatives and marketers to help take advantage of opportunities that exist now, and as our tech keeps developing.”

Will Easton, managing director of Facebook Australia and New Zealand, said the need for creativity is at an all-time high.

“Everything we are seeing across Facebook and Instagram shows that great creative and craft on our platform is a fundamental part of campaign success. The importance of creativity is at an all-time high and we are excited to commit more high calibre resource to support ANZ marketers and creative agencies deliver high impact campaigns,” he said.

Morgan joins after three years with The Monkeys as creative and innovations director. Coll has previously worked with him at Havas Worldwide, where Morgan was digital creative director between 2012 and 2015. Morgan has also spent time at JWT (now Wunderman Thompson) as group digital creative director.

DiGianvincenzo was the co-founder and global curator of Google’s diversity and inclusion platform for creative industries, Rare. She’s also had creative roles at Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, Cotton On Group and AKQA London where she was the creative lead on the Nike Women account.

Beeston spent almost five years at Clemenger BBDO Sydney, where he was creative group head. At Clems Sydney, Beeston was also the art director for the digital component of Tourism Tasmania’s ‘Come Down For Air’ campaign, which was created in collaboration with BMF. Prior to his time at the agency, Beeston was senior art director at Y&R (now VMLY&R).


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