Withit Licensing has appointed Denise Deane as design and development manager for the brands in its art and lifestyle portfolio including Phizzogs, Kitties in the Cities, Joey and Joey and Withit.
Deane will work alongside creative director Brad Caines to offer a better representation of the brands by bringing their graphics to life on products including stationery, bags, gifts, apparel and more.
Deane joins the company with a wealth of product design and development experience built on the success of brands such as Funky Friends, Brit Chicks and Sindy. She has worked with a large number of retailers and has extensive knowledge of Far East manufacturing for product development.
“It’s a pleasure to have Denise on board. I initially met her almost 10 years ago when she worked at Pedigree (Sindy), and Denise has already shown exceptional ideas and inspirational design work, for all our brands,” says Dolph Zahid, managing director, Withit.
Deane and Withit Licensing will highlight their portfolio of brands at Licensing Expo 2014 June 17-19 in Las Vegas, Nev.