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

Jack Cowling
Director - London
Jack has been part of the mustard team for over 8 years and has come through the ranks of the business to become a Director. He was instrumental in the set-up of the London office and has managed this section of mustard for the last 5 years. Jack is still an active, hands on recruiter for mustard placing freelance contract staff across Architecture and the Built Environment in Greater London.
Outside Work: When Jack isn't juggling his 3 kids, he's a massive sports junkie and for his sins is a big Spurs fan!
Kelvin Lau
Senior Consultant - Architecture & Interiors
Kelvin is the most senior member and Team 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. He has excellent industry knowledge and has presented to and advised students on their career paths in Hong Kong.
Outside Work: Kelvin is British Chinese so even though he runs our Hong Kong office he was born and raised in Frome, in Somerset so has a great knowledge of British and Hong Kong culture.
Joe Bungey
Team Leader - Architecture
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, and started recruiting for mustard over 4 years ago, and he hasn't looked back. As an Architectural enthusiast Joe gets to talk about people and practices all day every day, he loves it!
Outside Work: Known to be pretty handy designing and making random things or training for his 1st marathon.
Oscar Dixon-Barrow
Team Leader - Architecture
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 is always the 1st to put the Reggae on the office music system!
Becky Agar
Senior Consultant - Architecture
Becky has been a hugely successful consultant for mustard placing Architecture and BIM candidates in the Central London marketplace. One of the quickest consultants in mustard to hit their Senior Status target, Becky has built a solid roster of repeat clients in London.
Outside of work: Becky has strong Irish heritage and as such she likes to work hard and party hard.... very often last person standing at the company socials!
Jack Perks
Consultant - Architecture
Jack is one of a few consultants at mustard that have studied at UWE and he is based out of our Bristol office. He specialises in placing candidates into the buzzing Midlands Architectural and Built Environment market. Jack 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 or the vibrant Bristol music scene.
Jack Ferguson
Consultant - Architecture
One of the 4 Jacks that work at mustard and another graduate from UWE in Bristol. Jack works with Oscar placing permanent and contract Architectural and Built Environment staff into jobs in the Home Counties.
Outside of Work: Jack puts his mathematical brain to use with regular poker nights. And another lynchpin of the 5-a-side team where he picked up the players player award, mainly due number of matches played!
Aylin Round
Recruitment Consultant
Aylin joined mustard from a previous role within HR. She specialises in placing Architecture, BIM and Built Environment staff in the North of England, including but not limited to Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds.
Outside of work: Aylin is most commonly found pounding the streets walking the main man in her life...Otto the Pointer. He's also a regular in the office where he hoovers up any food that hits the floor!

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

Marketing Coordinator
Bid Manager
Office / Studio Manager
Urban Designer
Layout Designer
Masterplanner
Landscape Architect
Chartered Landscape Architect
CDM Principal Designer


Who we work with

                             
 

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 Fitzroy 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

What’s on our minds?

At mustard, we love to talk. Especially when it comes to sharing the latest thinking on working trends across global industry. Here’s what we’ve been saying recently…