Wert&Co. has helped its clients reinvent the future, and build acclaimed and commercially successful businesses through the right creative and design leadership – whether it be to guide an established player through a major pivot, or to help pilot a fresh startup to the heights of an industry.


Capabilities

The majority of our engagements are undertaken on a retainer basis, allowing for the dedication of time, resources, and a consultative, collaborative partnership.

Team Building & Talent Sourcing

Bespoke engagements may be established enabling Wert&Co. to opportunistically refer talent on an ongoing basis.

Advisory Services

Consultative engagements include an assessment of your current design culture, historical market perspective, and forward-thinking best practices.

Executive & Senior Leadership

We conduct mid-to-senior-level searches globally for leading creative executives across the entire Design landscape.

Founding Creative Leadership

At the 0-1 stage, we help build future-ready Design teams by developing purposeful hiring strategies, clarifying the nuances of design leadership, while guiding tailored searches.

Board of Directors

We recruit board members that bring a diverse blend of experiences and backgrounds to your leadership team.

Selected clients

Anchorage / Airbnb / American Express / Art + Commerce / Automattic / Aveda / Bain / Base Design / BBC / Bergdorf Goodman / Bruce Mau / Capital One / Carnegie Mellon / Cartier / Chipotle / Chobani / Coca-Cola / Commure / Continuum / Converse / Coursera / Cowboy / Deliveroo / Disney / Dropbox / Doberman / eBay / Faire / Figma / Found / Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts / Frame.io / Frog / Front / General Electric / Google / Herman Miller / IDEO / Instacart / Institute of Ivrea / J.Crew / Kate Spade / Kohler / Lattice / LinkedIn / Local Projects / Logitech / LVMH / Lyft / Marriott International / Martha Stewart / Medable / Medium / Method Home / Metropolitan Museum of Art / Microsoft / Minted / Morningstar / Mother / Nars / New York Media / Newlab / Nokia / Patreon / PayPal / Pentagram / Phillips / PicsArt / Pop!Tech / Prophet / Puma / R/GA / Ralph Lauren / Restoration Hardware / Routable / Sapient / Sephora / Sesame Workshop / Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation / Sonder / Sonos / Soundcloud / Squarespace / Steelcase / SYPartners / Tango / Target / TED / The Holding Co. / The New York Times / The SCAN Foundation / Trunk Archive / Virgin Unite / Vox Media / West Elm / Wired / Wiz / Wolff Olins / Zendesk

Selected engagements

  • Chief Design Officer
  • Chief Creative Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Chief Brand Experience Officer
  • SVP R&D Innovation Lab
  • SVP Design
  • SVP Industrial Design
  • SVP Product & Design
  • SVP Merchandising
  • SVP Brand Marketing
  • VP Product Design
  • VP Brand & Creative Studio
  • VP Architecture
  • VP Organizational Learning
  • VP Data & Ethics Design
  • VP ML, UX & Responsible AI Design
  • Dean of Design
  • Member of Board of Directors
  • General Manager
  • Head of Design
  • Head of Product Design
  • Head of Research & Strategy
  • Head of Design Ops
  • Head of Design & Inclusion
  • Head of Industrial Design
  • Head of Brand Studio
  • Head of Design Systems
  • Executive Creative Director
  • Sr. Director Product Design
  • Sr. Director Brand & Visual Design
  • Sr. Director of User Experience
  • Design Director
  • Creative Director
  • Sr. Manager of Product Design
  • Lead Product Designer
  • Principal Designer
  • Founding Designer