Businesses often need to outsource work to creative agencies. Google makes searching for agencies relatively easy, but if you’re new to creative recruitment, then the vetting, briefing, and pitching process can be an overwhelming experience.  Fear not! We’ve drafted a creative recruitment guide to highlight some of the most important attributes you should be looking out for when approaching agencies to work with.

Why use an agency at all?

There are many benefits to using creative design agencies, which outweigh employing a permanent member of staff or using a freelancer.

Creative agencies exist to provide specialist skills and knowledge. They can be used temporarily to fulfill recruitment gaps, or as long-term strategic partners helping businesses to achieve operational success and business objectives. As the name suggests, creative agencies are highly creative and are able to invent ways to connect brands with audiences through highly engaging content and experiences. Choosing the right agency – one that understands your brand – is easy if you look for the following:


This is an example page. It’s different from a blog post because it will stay in one place and will show up in your site navigation (in most themes). Most people start with an About page that introduces them to potential site visitors. It might say something like this:


Hi there! I’m a bike messenger by day, aspiring actor by night, and this is my website. I live in Los Angeles, have a great dog named Jack, and I like piña coladas. (And gettin’ caught in the rain.)

…or something like this:


The XYZ Doohickey Company was founded in 1971, and has been providing quality doohickeys to the public ever since. Located in Gotham City, XYZ employs over 2,000 people and does all kinds of awesome things for the Gotham community.

As a new web user, you should go to your dashboard to delete this page and create new pages for your content. Have fun!