Hiring brand and design talent in NYC

The New York creative industry thrives on change. Our staffing service is designed to address your current challenges while strategically planning for future growth.

Acting as your dedicated eyes and ears in a dynamic marketplace, we take pride in sourcing exceptional brand and design talent for your team.

You want the best people on your team. We know where to find them.

Permanent hires

Every business wants the best talent in the market, whether that’s as part of a long-term growth strategy or a one-off team-defining hire.

It all starts with getting under the skin of your needs, challenges and ambitions. Deeper understanding = more rewarding work.

The cornerstone of our playbook is partnering with studios to hone, amplify and communicate their employer proposition to attract the right design talent for their businesses. It’s that simple. 

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Freelance and temp-to-perm

We know cream-of-the-crop creatives who are looking to devote themselves to design on the daily. 

Whether you need short-term freelance support, long-term contractors, or a ‘try before you buy’ temp-to-perm solution, we’ll know people who can help. And it’s not only hands-on creatives we know. If you need a strategist, a producer or an interim design leader, that’s where we come in.

As more studios embrace remote and hybrid working, our global talent pool knows no bounds.

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Your New York team

Tommy Castleman

Associate Director

Freddie Fardon

Growth Manager

Jacob Shrewsbury

Senior Recruiter

Brand & Graphic Design

Billy Pinney

Principal Recruiter

Client Services & Management

Jacob Johnson


Brand & Design Strategy

Fionn Andrews

Principal Recruiter

Freelance Brand & Design

Frequently asked questions

What services does Craft offer to clients?

At Craft, we specialize in shaping extraordinary design teams. Whether you’re a design agency or a creative studio, our dedicated recruiters are experts in finding top-tier talent, from client services to brand strategists, to fuel your company’s growth.

How can Craft help my business attract the right talent?

Craft offers fully outsourced talent attraction services, allowing you to focus on what matters most – producing awesome creative work. With our extensive network and in-depth industry knowledge, we know where to find those hard-to-find, exceptionally talented individuals who will elevate your organization.

What industries does Craft serve?

We cater to a wide range of industries, including branding, graphic design, retail, digital, and more. Our expertise spans across diverse sectors, ensuring that we can meet the unique talent needs of your specific industry.

Can Craft help us find talent in multiple locations?

We sure can! Craft operates in multiple key locations, including London, Amsterdam, and New York. And throughout North America. We’ve helped our clients hire in Toronto, Madrid, Bucharest, Los Angeles. Whether you need talent locally or remotely, we have you covered.

What sets Craft apart from other recruitment agencies?

Our unique approach lies in our deep understanding of the creative industry. The majority of our recruiters have worked in the design industry or studied graphic design. With our consultancy service, we don’t simply match resumes; we solve challenges by aligning your needs with top talent, all while keeping an eye on future opportunities.

How can I get in touch with Craft to discuss our hiring needs?

We’d love to hear from you! Reach out to us through our contact page on the website or drop us an email at nyc@craftagency.co.uk. Our team of experts is ready to assist you and explore how Craft can make a difference for your business.

Does Craft offer temporary staffing or freelance solutions?

We understand the need for flexibility in the creative industry. Craft offers freelance, contract, temporary and temp-to-perm staffing solutions, providing you with access to the right talent precisely when you need it. 

We make things easy with weekly or monthly invoicing, electronic timesheets and fully compliant worldwide payroll solutions. 

How does Craft ensure the quality of candidates?

It all starts with a thorough understanding of your business. We assess candidates based on their portfolio of work, skills, experience, and against your culture to ensure you receive only the best-matched talent for your team. 

Can Craft help us with talent planning and growth strategies?

Craft’s expert team is well-versed in talent planning and strategic growth. We can consult on team structure, succession planning, employee engagement and retention and Employee Value Proposition (EVP) to drive sustainable success.

Is Craft committed to diversity and inclusion in talent acquisition?

Diversity and inclusion are at the core of what we do. We believe that a diverse team brings fresh perspectives and drives innovation. Our commitment is to connect you with talented individuals from all backgrounds.