Pearlfisher New York has appointed award-winning designer, Christian Bird, as Associate Creative Director New York.

Christian joins the team as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an awarded member of D&AD, and with an outstanding pedigree in the CPG, luxury and alcohol sectors. He has worked with some of the most respected global design agencies and the world’s leading brand owners including P&G, PepsiCo and Unilever.

As a lecturer for the revered D&AD New Blood Awards, and with work featured in industry titles such as Monocle, WIRED, Cool Hunting and Digital Arts, Christian brings a wealth of diverse knowledge and creative expertise to the role. He will join the team as Associate Creative Director, working closely alongside Matt Sia, New York’s current ACD.

Hamish Campbell, New York’s Creative Director, commented, “Christian is a strong asset to our team, and business, with his engaging personality and unique mix of talents and skills. His esteemed creative experience speaks for itself, but it is his ability to combine strategic and commercial objectives with a passion for inspiring young design talent, that sets him apart. Christian’s influence will undoubtedly increase our creative capabilities as we continue to grow in New York.”