The premier global executive search and advisory firm
building world class design, brand and innovation teams. 



About RitaSue Siegel Resources

RitaSue Siegel Resources (RSSR) is the premier retained search and advisory firm operating at the intersection of design, brand and business. We help organizations gain sustainable advantage by advising on organization development, resource optimization and talent strategies, as well as by delivering leaders and staff who drive the growth of their brands and businesses through brand, innovation and design. 

Our Services

Retained search

For leaders and teams across industries and sectors in all disciplines of design (including, but not limited to Industrial/Product, Digital, CxD, UX, UI and IxD Design, Packaging, Retail), Branding and Innovation. 

Click here for a list of the many job titles for which we conduct searches. 

strategy, structure & systems

Insights and roadmaps to help clients develop the strategy, structure and systems to set their organizations up for success.

In-depth market & industry trend reports

Macro and industry trends to inform organization development strategies; benchmarking; resource optimization and evaluation; leadership/talent assessment and development; culture building.

Areas of expertise

Staffing talent acquisition strategies, growing areas of specialization, compensation trends, talent assessment, talent trends and employer branding.  






RitaSue Siegel, Partner & President

RitaSue is an innovator, thought leader and pioneer. After receiving her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and serving as the school's Director of Placement, she founded RitaSue Siegel Resources. RitaSue is a regular contributor to Communication Arts and BusinessWeek magazines and has spoken at national and regional design conferences for AIGA, IDSA, and DMI in North America, Asia and Europe. She was on the DMI board for eight years and is also the author of several books - American Graphic Design, Thirty Years of Imagery, published by McGraw-Hill and the popular e-book, Get a Design Job, available for free download by clicking here. And, she was recently honored with a Fellowship from the IDSA at their annual conference in Seattle.  Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, IDSA is viewed as the premiere association of American industrial and product designers. 


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