Bespoke have shown an intelligent understanding of our needs and their extensive knowledge of the industry ensures no time wasting when making introductions.
Sir Terry Farrell CBE
I highly recommend Bespoke's consultants as professional, diligent and extremely competent consultants who have helped Formation Architects find the right candidates for the company.
Practice Manager, Formation Architects
I really feel that Bespoke understand what we do and only send over CVs for people with relevant experience or who would fit in here. Every Graphic Designer we have had here from Bespoke has been of a high standard and we have never had any problems. Bespoke are very responsive to our needs and always find people quickly.
Managing Director, Household Design, London
Bespoke has always been one of the easiest recruitment companies to deal with. Their consultants are friendly, efficient and most importantly don't hound me like consultants at other agencies do. We have employed many valued members of staff through Bespoke and hope to find many more in the future.
Practice Manager, TateHindle
Bespoke have helped us place two fantastic candidates in a short space of time within a very strict budget. They are always professional, personable and quick to reply to our calls or emails.
Creative Director, BPDS Creative, London
We have worked with Bespoke over a number of years, during which time they have become familiar with the way in which we work and therefore have an excellent understanding of the right candidates for us. Bespoke responds to our briefs very well and has a great ability to pick out relevant CVs.
Director, Wilkinson Eyre
We're always completely satisfied with the service provided by Bespoke, they are helpful, friendly and respond to calls and emails quickly. Unlike a lot of agencies they listen to the brief and find us the right people.
HR Manager, The One Off, London
Having started employing again towards the end of last year, we have dealt with a number of recruitment agencies in the last few months. Bespoke, has been most notable. Our consultant has been attentive, responsive and proactive.
Director, 3D Reid
I cannot speak more highly of the personalized service provided by Bespoke. I was always kept up to date and informed throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Bespoke is certainly the only agency I would consider using.
Bespoke is always happy to help us out in our hour of need. They are approachable and never give up trying to find us someone, no matter how specific our requirements are for a particular role. I would have no hesitation in giving Bespoke a call at any time.
HR Manager, AFK
Our experience with Bespoke has been positive, with the majority of candidates forwarded for review having a clear understanding of our studios portfolio, team profile and practice methodology. Bespoke understand the unique positioning of our brand in the marketplace and this is reflected in most part of the folios presented for review.
Hiring Manager, Carr Design, Melbourne
Thanks to Bespoke I found some really great job opportunities in excellent architectural practices. I have always enjoyed working with them as they really listen to what you are looking for and connect you with the firms you want to work for.
Bespoke have helped Beyond greatly. They are always positive, friendly and take time to talk through any queries in detail. They have always vetted and chosen the candidates carefully before recommending them to us. Because of the great service they give us, beyond would definitely prefer to use Bespoke above other recruitment agencies.
Creative Director, Beyond Communications, London
We use Bespoke exclusively for all our recruitment needs. Their response to our requirements is always speedy and they consistently provide us with exceptional quality candidates. I am more than happy to recommend them to any practice looking to recruit staff.
HR Manager, Grimshaw Architects
I have worked with Bespoke for many years. Their direct approach suits us; I like their judgement because they have worked as Architects in practice and would highly recommend Bespoke to anyone looking to recruit on a short or long term basis.
Paul Sandilands, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, London
Bespoke have been sole recruitment provider, on all our Architectural appointments since October 2007. I would highly recommend them as their warm, friendly and knowledgeable approach to the industry is unsurpassable.The work carried out by Bespoke, has been a beneficial part of Austin-Smith Lord’s success, gaining notoriety in the AJ100.
Practice Manager, Austin Smith Lord Architects, London
Bespoke have always been very prompt in responding to our needs as a small and growing practice. Bespoke have been extremely adept at finding the right candidate, at the right time, for us. I would highly recommend them.
Partner, Charlton Brown Partnership, London
I'd like to say thanks again to everyone at Bespoke for their efforts and professionalism - and would highly recommend their services to anyone seeking employment within architecture.
Bespoke has been very helpful in finding my new position at HASSELL. With their insight into the industry, the process of 'getting a new job' has been a pleasant experience. Bespoke has been prompt and efficient, enabling me to take the next step in my career.
Bespoke Careers have helped us to place a senior designer role in our office and it's been a quick, smooth and very painless process, especially in comparison to our previous experience of posting ads in local papers.
Director, A.I.D Ltd, Hong Kong
I have worked with Bespoke over a number of years and can't recommend them highly enough. Their thoughtful considered approach is second to none in the architecture industry & because they spend time building relationships with their clients they are a pleasure to work with too. I would not hesitate to suggest them to other practices.
HR Manager, RTKL, London
Bespoke were key for me during the whole recruitment process, not just because they found me my new job, but the continuous support, communication and encouragement Bespoke has given has been vital with regards to keeping up the energy levels and having the confidence to go for the interviews. I can't thank you enough. You’re fab!
Bespoke has a strong connection with some of the most important architectural firms in the world. I recommend their HR services for all Architectural professionals interested in a strategic career move. Personally, I used Bespoke to get my current job overseas and I'm really thankful for their effort and expertise.
From working with Bespoke for the past few years, I have always found that a First Class service has been delivered by all staff at Bespoke. The staff at Bespoke listen and take a full brief of our recruitment requirements prior to placing staff with us which saves a significant amount of time in getting the best staff possible.
HR Director, Benoy
After moving to Melbourne from London, Bespoke found an excellent opportunity for me at BVN Architecture. The position has by far exceeded my expectations and I have found the work involved and fulfilling. Bespoke have proven to be a professional and skillful agency that I would recommend to any fellow architects.
We have used Bespoke for years because they always understand what we need, who will fit the bill and somehow manage to come up with great staff time and again. We wouldn’t consider using anyone else and would be very happy to recommend their service to other architectural practices.
Director, Zaha Hadid Architects, London
Bespoke’s Australian offices have provided an invaluable service to BVN Architecture by recommending candidates for both short-term & permanent placements. During an extended skills shortage in the Australian market, Bespoke Careers in London also provided us with an exemplary service.
Design Principal, Bligh Voller Nield, Sydney
When it comes to hiring new staff, as cliched as it sounds, we need designers that can hit the ground running on our projects. There just isn’t enough time to filter through the “maybes”. We need to see people who are talented, bright, energetic and know their stuff. Bespoke understands that and brings us what we need.
Office Manager, Wimberly Interiors New York
Bespoke have consistently provided quality candidates to us. They genuinely understand who we need and save us a lot of time in the process because they hit the mark so quickly. The consultants have good intuition and are always a pleasure to deal with.
Hiring Manager, GM Toucari, London
Bespoke has been a fantastic aid to my forever changing recruitment needs, helping me to secure candidates and fill positions effectively. My consultant's communication skills and knowledge of the industry as well as the time he has taken to get to know myself and SOM has been fantastic, as this has assisted us to find the right candidates.
HR Manager, SOM
We have used Bespoke for both temporary and permanent recruitment. In both instances they were able to clearly understand our brief and put forward suitable candidates. The whole process was stress free and our temporary recruitment needs were met in a very short and tight timeframe.
HR Manager, Lewisham College, London
Bespoke have been extremely helpful and accommodating in helping me into the step in my career. They are the most friendly recruitment agency that I have worked with and have a genuine interest in you as a person - I didn't feel like just another number.My Consultant helped me massively. I could not have asked for a better person to work with.
Bespoke - great people who find great people - what more can I ask for?
Practice Manager, Rawls & Co, London
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