Kim Kurtz is a skilled recruiter who specializes in finding talent for creative positions. Having worked as an art director and designer prior to beginning her talent search career, Kim brings unique understanding of both the technical requirements and soft skills necessary to succeed in a wide array of in-demand roles.
Part researcher and part salesperson, Kim finds joy in aggressively gathering information while being patient enough through the process to “close the deal.” Her broad skills include creative recruiting for digital/product design, art direction, account management, strategy, and copywriting. She also brings to U.Group an array of recruiting expertise in the areas of career counseling, salary negotiation, hiring, and sourcing
Kim’s past experience includes rising through the ranks at private portfolio school, Creative Circus, eventually increasing its placement percentage by 98%. She then created her own recruiting business, Revival Recruiting, which focuses on digital, social, UX, and product design.
Kim holds a BS in Psychology from Georgia College & State University and a post-graduate degree in Art Direction from the Creative Circus.