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December 2017 – UXswitch
UXswitch is delighted to announce that David Sims has been awarded the title of World’s Best UX Recruiter 2017. David is Practice Lead (UX, UI, CX & Service Design, Digital Strategy & Transformation) at Salt in London, UK.
At UXswitch we’re all about raising the standard of recruitment practice in the UX arena. Therefore, for the third year running we asked designers and employers to nominate who they thought was the World’s Best UX Recruiter this year. Invitations were issued to our database of designers, on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other discussion boards.
David aced all three criteria for the award;
- Understanding of UX and involvement in the UX community
- Treating UXers with integrity and going the extra mile
- Quality and quantity of UX roles held
Praise was given to David from both UXers and colleagues alike at Salt. Core to David’s success is his ability to genuinely listen to the goals and ambitions of the candidates that he represents, seeking out only the very best matches on their behalf. David is open and transparent, responding quickly and patiently to queries from both candidates and clients alike. He also provides invaluable encouragement and advice to candidates going through lengthy and challenging recruitment processes. Read more of what people say about David;
“David was very good in listening to what we were looking for in a candidate. And acted on it by finding candidates that fit well into the team”
Becki Crabb, User Experience Researcher at ICX4 Ltd
“A great understanding of the industry make David able to find the best match between us and companies.”
Carlos de Souza, Product Designer, IESA Multimédia
“David takes interest in finding out what actually works best for both the candidate and the client, than to just match whoever he can find. You always feel listened to and queries answered.”
Saurabh Varma, Senior UX Designer (EMEA) at Lithium Technologies
“Very persistent and patient in looking for opportunities. Keeps sending new roles constantly and doesn’t give up if you don’t get the first role.”
Arty Carpinschii, Senior Product Designer at Virgin Red
All of the team at UXswitch want to congratulate David Sims, we need more people like you in the industry. Special mention must be made of the other nominees for their high levels of professionalism and integrity. There received similar accolades from UXers and employers alike.
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