We help companies structure, build and integrate more stable and sustainable design teams, and we help the designers to navigate their careers in a more meaningful, considered way.
The biggest challenge for most design-focused companies is finding and keeping the best people. Our aim is to remove the levels of opacity that currently damage the process on both sides.
The existing recruitment model is broken, and needs fixing. Its problems are compounded in a subjective field like design. We think the answer lies in approaching it like a design problem - with empathy, creativity, and rationality.
Our process involves a lot of listening. Listening to hundreds of smart people every month - UX practitioners, product strategists, service designers, VPs, SVPs and tech founders. We get to hear what worries them, how they see the industry, what skills do they most want to learn or teach. What drives them to get out of bed in the morning, and keeps them awake at night.
We have unique access to a very broad perspective on the design community. We use this perspective to help companies and creatives take their next steps, and we do it with honesty, transparency, and a genuine love for good design done right.
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