Specialist recruitment across marketing, communications, digital and design

Our Expertise

Since Spotlight started in 2008, we have worked with hundreds of clients who want to hire exceptional design talent.  Whether we are recruiting for a design agency or hiring a UX or Graphic Designer for a brand, we recruit with passion and integrity to generate results. Our focus is on impactful recruitment and integrity, creating appointments that can boost brand success and support business growth.

Our team of experienced Consultants all hail from a marketing or design background and use this expertise on behalf of clients who are looking for exceptional people.  We love a stand out portfolio!  Our experience spans all sectors:

  • Agency
  • Content
  • Design
  • Digital
  • Education
  • Events 
  • Fashion
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Retail 
  • Technology
  • Travel

Why Spotlight?

We like to work with the most creative sparks out there! Our clients are navigating a myriad of challenges in the current economic climate and we take a hands-on approach to build relationships and generate results.  We offer cost-effective, practical and efficient hiring strategies that will ensure a smooth process and allows our clients to attract the strongest design candidates.

With more than 15 years of recruitment experience, our team help our clients hire the strongest design talent to support brand growth. By using our network of over 100,000 followers on LinkedIn alone, our executive search experience allows us to attract the most talented Designers. We are members of the Recruitment and Employment Federation and work with organisations of all sizes across design from creative startups to global leaders.  

Do you need to hire?

Trusted by our clients to deliver results

Our recruitment spans all aspects of design as well as across marketing, digital, communications.  We hire for the following design led roles both agency and client side:

  • Junior Designer
  • Digital Designer
  • UX Designer
  • Head of Design
  • Graphic Designer
  • Design Director
  • Design Lead
  • UI Designer
  • Email Designer
  • Motion Designer
  • Branding Designer
  • Senior Designer
  • Product Designer
  • App Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Experiential Designer

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)

Spotlight are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) and work in partnership with our design clients to ensure they are supported in building an inclusive culture and working environment that focuses on equal opportunities for all. We help our clients identify and address diversity challenges through more inclusive search, and engage with the broadest range of candidates to support diverse talent pools.

We offer support and advice to clients who want to use blind recruitment practices, or learn more about unconscious bias training and are able to offer a range of psychometric testing options to support unbiased assessment of a candidate’s suitability for a role.

Meaningful change takes time and we engage with the broadest range of design candidates that will support our clients’ inclusive recruitment goals.

Bespoke recruitment for design

Our extensive experience within the design world means the team can offer advice on everything from salary benchmarking to the competitor landscape and we support our design candidates throughout their recruitment journey. 

Our goal is to work closely with our clients, we will help you craft a strong candidate experience to attract and retain the strong and most diverse and inclusive teams. By offering permanent, temporary and interim recruitment options for our clients, we can recruit flexibly at all levels for all needs.  

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Why choose us?

500+ happy clients

Since 2008, Spotlight have placed hundreds of talented candidates with clients in all sectors. We aim to exceed expectations and deliver results that will enhance our clients’ businesses.

100,000+ LinkedIn followers

We have an extensive network of marketing, communications, digital and design talent with 100,000+ followers on LinkedIn alone. We are in touch with the right people at the right time.

Recruitment with integrity

Our team are committed to clear communication with both clients and candidates. Our work goes beyond the placement and we believe in transparency and impactful recruitment.

What our clients say

Spotlight Recruitment offer what we feels is a unique level of service in the market – they represent outstanding candidates. Spotlight has worked with Libertine for several years, I could not recommend another recruitment agency more highly in regards to professionalism, consistently high standards and for generating successful results.


Dealing with Spotlight was a pleasure. They listened to what we needed and delivered talented individuals all of whom fitted the brief. Your efficiency and competency as an agency saved us a huge amount of time and stress!


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Talk to our specialist team

We'd love to hear from you and the vision you have for your recruitment.

If you would like to discuss marketing, digital, design or communications recruitment for your business or want to find out more about us and our team, you can reach Spotlight at 020 3008 4254 or email us directly at 

Alternatively, visit our contact us page to share job specs and role details or CVs and information on your job search.

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