Who are AE?

Leading Architecture and Design Recruitment Specialists in The Middle East

Successfully placing candidates within the Middle East for nearly two decades. AE Recruitment specialises in architecture and design jobs in the built environment for leading firms within these respected fields. Maintaining intricate relationships with their clients, the company’s young and dynamic work nature rewards its partners with unparalleled results

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Find your dream job

Our team aims to pair you with the ideal job taking into account your career trajectory with an in-depth understanding

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Get Connected via our Recruiters

Over 4,000 established relationships with prestigious award-winning international design firms

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Exclusive Professionals

Our team will be able to provide you with award winning staff from CAD to CEOs from around the Globe


AE has simplified the recruitment process combining ‘traditional’ methods and recruitment strategies with state of the art technology.


  • - Only bespoke design recruiter in the Middle East
  • - Unrivalled results within the design industry
  • - Access to award winning designers and jobs on iconic projects


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    “AE distinguish themselves from other recruiters with their professionalism, prompt replies and top quality candidates. One of the best recruitment firms in the market, AE are always listening to our needs and take these into consideration unlike other recruiters out there.

    . The screening process is thorough with AE thus doing exactly what we need – pre qualifying the best candidates, following up efficiently and always updating us from start to finish. We continue to work with AE as our number one recruiter and have them to thank for recruiting some of the best members of our team” –


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    “Hayley is a wonderful recruiter, she knows the architecture market very well and she has many good connections.

    She is excellent in reading one's skills and personality and finding the perfect fit. Hayley helped me during my recent job transition through a dedicated and valuable assistance and also thanks to her effort I am working now in a great office with great people. For these reasons I give her my highest recommendation” – Tommaso Calistri, Killa Design

    Tommaso Calistri,

    Killa Design
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    “AE have been better than their market leaders in terms of their communication, response and diligence. AE always listen to our needs and provide quality, carefully considered candidates in response. We have worked with AE for 8years, and hope to continue to do so for many more to come”

    Woods Bagot

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    ‘’Carly exhibits a thorough understanding of recruitment. Carly does an extensive research once a job requirement has been conveyed. Her Work approach is different to other agents in the region and ensures that the results are of higher quality. Carly ensures that she maintains good rapport with some of the best in the industry and is quick in responding to queries. She has precise understanding of Job requirement; is dedicated and has a professional approach to dealing with both candidates and companies. It is indeed a pleasure working with Carly.’’

    Rajani Jagadisha

    HR Manager, Edge Design
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    “Hayley is amazing! She is a professional recruiter who has an immense knowledge, connection and experience with architectural market. She clearly understand the role that I was looking for that helped me felt upbeat throughout the process. She is very comfortable to work with, quickly responsive to all my questions and follow-ups. I have no hesitations recommending Hayley to those in the industry looking at exploring their next career move”

    Faith Angayan,

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    ‘’I have worked with Carly over the last 5-6 years on many roles, I have found her to be very professional at all times. She listens to our requirements and always sends appropriate candidates and keeps me updated at all stages. She is a pleasure to work with’’ – Carolyn Keeling, HR Manager –

    DWP and Killa Design



AE Directors Hayley Dyer has nearly 20 years’ experience in the Middle East within Architecture and Design.

She has a passion for the industry, is a specialist in her field and is well respected by client’s and candidates alike