Bonfire Labs announced three new hires – executive producer Tim Pries, producer John Hunt and designer Judy Leung.
Pries has worked with many of the Bonfire crew throughout his career. The most recent collaboration came as a client while at Google‘s Brand Studio, where he was an EP of the company’s newly launched marketing arm. Prior to that, Pries served as an EP at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners‘ post/motion division, eLevel. There he worked alongside several Bonfire alums where they created work for clients including TDAmeritrade, Chevy, Sprint, HP, Adobe, Cisco, YouTube, NBA and Comcast. Pries began his career at the San Francisco-based VFX studio Radium.
Hunt brings a wealth of production experience to Bonfire, coming off of 8 seasons as a live-action producer on the Discovery Channel‘s MythBusters. Prior to that, Hunt worked on the legal drama The Practice, as well as shows on FOX, Animal Planet and Australia’s Nine Network. He has been a presenter on educational programming at the National Science Teachers Association Conference, and produced digital media for Discovery in partnership with General Electric.
Leung is accomplished in multiple design disciplines, ranging from graphic design and typography through to photo color correction and retouching. Leung previously worked with the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce, Hyphen Magazine and was a team lead for Minted.