places top talent throughout the greater New York metro area and key locations throughout the country. With 25 years creative recruitment and management experience we’ve developed a highly effectual talent evaluation method ensuring perfect matches for our candidates and clients.
We’re a boutique agency with big ideas and obsessive attention to detail. And, we’re heavy on industry expertise. Each member of our team has a background as a practicing creative professional. We know great creative when we see it, and understand the business environments of our clients. From short-term freelance production to the permanent placement of entire creative teams we’ve helped build some best-of-breed brands. We have deep experience in all levels of premium recruitment within design firms, corporations, advertising agencies and technology companies. New or returning talent, please go directly to our register page
Call Karl Heine at 203-838-7772 or email for immediate requests. We invite new clients to complete our Talent Request Form
at any time.
Heine has more than thirty years experience in the marketing communications sector 25+ years in the field of creative professional recruitment and the development of all levels of talent for major brands, agencies, design firms, corporate communications and companies. Heine has remained hands-on as a creative professional throughout his career, winning numerous design awards and accolades. He lectures frequently at design institutions and industry associations.
Past engagements include: AIGA Rhode Island, AIGA Connecticut, How Conference | Freelancers Roundtables, School of Visual Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Creative Circus, Syracuse University, Graphic Artist Guild, Noble Desktop, Carnegie Mellon University, SASD | University of Bridgeport, University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University, University of Hartford, University of Connecticut, Connecticut Art Directors Club, Independent Creative Club, Advertising Women of New York and the American Marketing Association.
Heine serves as Adjunct Professor — Fashion Institute of Technology "Starting a Small Business for Packaging Designers" and at SASD, University of Bridgeport — Business Practices & Ethics. Prior experience includes PUSH Design Camp 2011 and way back Illustration at the University of Bridgeport in the early 90s.
Heine is a Director-at-Large, Type Directors Club/TDC + Co-Chair of TDC/62 and Membership Chair, an active Member of the AIGA | NYC Chapter, was a Founding Board Member of the AIGA Metro-North Chapter | CT and served as the Recruitment/Events Chair from 20092010. He is also a member of THE ONE CLUB, ADC, Spark/NYC, CADC | Connecticut Art Directors Club served as a Board Member twice 19952000 and 20052008.
In 2007, Heine co-founded PUSH Workshops with kHyal. PUSH is a hybrid design education model the duo created to inspire, educate and inform creative professionals at all levels, through workshops, salons and events. In 2008, they co-founded TalentEd a career development venture for creative professionals featuring resume consultation, portfolio review and coaching.
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