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MARTHA —PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER


Martha Humphrey has been a creative for her entire career and a recruiter for a lot of it. From design school in the O.C., to entertainment advertising in Los Angeles, and then Creative Director for a worldwide technology company based in Paris, Martha has been at the heart of the creative industry. She's been a recruiter for 8 years, and is the guiding force behind The Short List. She thrives on working with the talent and partnering with her clients to help them fill roles for marketing, creative, and tech.  

Some companies we work with

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What folks are saying

"Martha enables lasting connections and great hires thanks to her due diligence getting to know her clients and candidates equally. She's well connected, honest and committed to finding a perfect fit. She has a knack for people and identifying strengths and talents that go beyond paper, and she has a genuine spirit that makes her a pleasure to work with."  —Sara, Marketing Ops Director, 3Degrees

"Martha was instrumental in helping me transition from a print design background to digital product design; she listened and understood my strengths and ambitions, and identified a company whose needs were well matched to me. I’ve since built a successful career as a design leader working on software products with global impact, and the inflection point for this can be traced directly back to the work Martha did. It was always clear that she cares about people first, and has an innate ability to thoughtfully bring together people in a way that becomes more than the sum of their individual parts. —Jason, Principal Creative Director, Microsoft.