Doss, a three-time Emmy nominee and Emmy winner for his work on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, will lead the design and creative teams as executive creative director.
Prior to joining Compadre, Doss served as creative director at design agency Big Block and creative services company BigStar, where he led creative teams in entertainment marketing, sports branding and main title design assignments. Doss 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 like Disney, Warner Bros., Sony, and FX. He also served as senior creative strategist at creative branding agency Loyalkaspar and communications manager at brand consultancy Troika.
Now, as director of creative strategy for Compadre, he will lead the agency’s brand strategy, positioning and marketing assignments.
“It’s really exciting to be part of a new agency that’s built specifically to take advantage of the opportunities and technology in today’s market,” Saulitis said. “Compadre feels like a playground for exploring new ways to create brand strategies, narratives, and experiences.”
“We’ve assembled a group of very talented people who all bring a vast range of skills to the table,” Doss said. “Merging our collective experiences felt incredibly organic once we all started collaborating, so we’re poised to create some amazing work together.”
The two will work closely with Compadre co-presidents Chuck Carey and Robert Blatchford and a team of creatives, strategists, writers, designers, directors, and producers to create brand narratives and experiences for clients like Freeform, Wolf Entertainment and The CW.
“Curtis has a natural ability to translate client challenges into beautifully designed solutions and create identities that capture each brand’s unique sensibilities,” Blatchford said. “Mika is a master of distilling complex information into simple messaging that can elevate and grow brands. Both will play a crucial role in shaping the ‘big idea’ for our clients.”