built
environment

This is our specialist division working across the Built Environment, including Architecture, Construction, BIM and Developer led clients and candidates. We’ve operated in these areas since our inception over 10 years ago, we know the market trends, we speak the language and we understand the sector.

Over time the Built Environment sector has changed, and the evolution of BIM has altered the way projects are designed and managed. We created mustard BE to highlight the wider range of sectors that we operate in, but also because the procurement of talent has evolved across the sector. A cross sector approach is needed, embracing modern methods of sourcing, interviewing and ultimately recruiting the “best in class” talent for your business.

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The mustard built environment team

Kelvin Lau
Senior Consultant - Architecture & Interiors
Kelvin is the senior member and office leader in our Hong Kong office. He specialises in placing both Interior Design and Architecturally focused staff in to the vibrant Hong Kong design market.

Outside of Work: Kelvin is British:Chinese so even though he runs our Hong Kong office he was born and raised in Frome, just outside Bath, so has a great knowledge of British and HK culture.

Joe Bungey
Associate Director - Built Environment

Joe leads one of our Architecture and Built Environment teams from the Bristol office. As an Architectural Graduate from Cambridge University, Joe came over to the dark side of recruitment over 4 years ago and hasn’t looked back. As an Architectural enthusiast Joe gets to talk about people and practices work all day every day, he loves it!
Outside of Work: Known to be pretty handy making and designing random things and also running marathons!

Oscar Dixon-Barrow
Associate Director - Built Environment

Oscar leads another of our teams focussing on Architecture and the built environment in the Home Counties of the UK. As a highly experienced recruiter (plus 7 years) Oscar has worked across permanent and contract recruitment for mustard placing candidates in roles across the South East of the UK.
Outside Work: Oscar was a lynchpin of the office 5 a side football team but this has had to take a back seat with the arrival of his 1st child. Also a keen festival goer and 1st to put the Reggae on the office music system!

Jack Perks
Senior Consultant - Built Environment

Jack is one of a few consultants at mustard that have studied at UWE and is based out of our Bristol office. He specialises in placing candidates in to the buzzing Midlands Architectural and Built Environment market. He is from the region himself having grown up in Worcestershire and he joined us from an event sales background.
Outside of Work: Jack regularly takes advantage of the vibrant Bristol music scene.

Martha Mackie
Recruitment Executive - Built Environment

Martha joined us early this year after a month of planting trees up North! Although she loved this, she is excited to be working in the office where there are no worries about catching hypothermia! You can now catch her recruiting for architectural professionals in London.
Outside of Work: Martha studied classics at uni so is a lover of all things antique’s roadshow, classic cars and university challenge! Also a keen swimmer, she will be great addition to our Europe vs USA sports challenge.

Tom Prendergast
Recruitment Researcher - Built Environment
Tom will be joining the architectural division of mustard after spending 4 years at the University of Bristol. Being a student for the last 4 years he is excited to finally be working in the heart of the city.

Outside of Work: Tom has been playing Guitar and Bass for 7 years! Loves all music (and a good night out), is a long-time Arsenal support and loves a good read. All things that will make him the perfect fit for mustard.

Tamara Manukyan
Recruitment Executive - Built Environment

Tamara joined mustard following a strong couple of years working in both events and sales. Tamara is a member of the Built Environment team, and has a key role in developing our contract/freelance desk.
Outside of Work: Tamara has settled down in Bristol after living in 12 countries. We’ll definitely be asking her for advice when booking our next company holiday!

Sam Williamson
Recruitment Researcher - Built Environment

Sam is a newer edition to the Built Environment team. You can find him on the phones speaking with architects, developers and contractors, whilst building a fantastic candidate base. Prior to this, Sam spent 7 years as a travel agent, arranging tailor-made trips for his clients. Sam is your man for travelling advice!
Outside of Work: Out of the office, Sam keeps busy with beer making and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! He’s also known to bring his gorgeous pooch Freya into the office, where she has won everyone over.

Julianna Suki
Recruitment Researcher - Built Environment

Julianna is joining team Mustard BE. She has a strong hospitality background , so her skills are a good start to grow into a great recruiter.
Outside of work: Julianna is lover of good food, so she either cooking up a storm or trying out one of Bristol’s many amazing restaurants

Elaine Connell
Recruitment Researcher - Built Environment

After working in the hospitality industry for years, Elaine has recently joined the Mustard BE team.

outside of work Elaine is a huge GAA fan, supporting Mayo. Also loves to relive her youth with a bit of soft shoe Irish Dancing.

Brendan Cheung
Recruitment Researcher - Built Environment

Brendan has recently graduated with his Part 1 Architecture studies at UWE Bristol. He will be working alongside mustard BE team covering in and around the London area, recruiting for a wide range of job types from; architects, architectural assistants, architectural technicians, planners and more.

Outside of work: Brendan is also a freelance photographer focusing on portraits and fashion.

IS THIS YOU?

mustard are always on the lookout for new talent to join our team.

If you are interested in working in any of our divisions, then get in touch and we’ll set up a call.

What we cover

Architectural Assistant Part I
Architectural Assistant Part II
Architect
Project Architect
Senior Architect
Associate
Associate Director
Architectural Technician
Architectural Technologist
Senior Architectural Technician

Chartered Architectural Technologist
Design Director
Technical Director
Director / Partner
BIM Technician / Technologist
BIM Coordinator
BIM Manager / Champion
Information Manager
Document Controller
Bid Coordinator

Chartered Architectural Technologist
Design Director
Technical Director
Director / Partner
BIM Technician / Technologist
BIM Coordinator
BIM Manager / Champion
Information Manager
Document Controller
Bid Coordinator


Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Design Coordinator
Design Manager
Design Director
CAD Technician

Technical Coordinator
Technical Manager
Preconstruction Manager
BIM Technician
BIM Coordinator
BIM Manager

Bid Coordinator
Marketing Coordinator
Bid Manager
Office / Studio Manager
Document Controller
CDM Principal Designer


Architectural Technician
Technical Coordinator
Technical Manager
Technical Director
Head of Technical
Project Coordinator

Project Manager
Design & Planning Executive
Design & Planning Lead
BIM Coordinator
BIM Manager
Urban Designer

Layout Designer
Masterplanner
Assistant Designer
Designer
Senior Designer


Who we work with

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phone email

Bristol

London

Hong Kong

Bristol

The Tramshed
25 Lower Park Row
Bristol
BS1 5BN

+44 (0)117 929 6060

London

4th Floor
Silverstream House
45 Fitzory Street
London
W1T 6EB
+44 (0)203 587 7730

Hong Kong

12th Floor
Tower 535
535 Jaffe Road
Causeway Bay
Hong Kong
+852 3905 2203

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