Manchester consultancy Shoot the Moon has appointed Justin Hill to lead its creative team following a series of contract wins.

New clients have included Bidvest Fresh, Soreen, Disotto Foods, Northwood Wepa and Hickory’s Smoke House.

Hill (above centre) returns to his home city with 20 years’ London agency experience under his belt, having worked with global brands including Nescafé, PlayStation, Nivea and Sony.

He is one of seven new recruits at Shoot the Moon: Andrew Kaszuba joins as senior designer, Mark Evans as design/artworker, Amy Griggs as account manager, Naho Taniyama as digital project manager, Mark Prescot joins STM Photography and Nicole France has been appointed as Shoot the Moon’s first apprentice.

Shoot the Moon specialises in brand development, NPD, packaging design, direct marketing, visual merchandising, photography and video production, digital engagement and social content.