Rod Berg


At VF I'm proud to lead Talent Acquisition across all brands, with a focus on Design and Innovation, brands include: The North Face®, Vans®, Timberland® and many more. Over 15 years global experience in the realm of creative recruitment, talent acquisition management, academia, consultation and mentorship. Design is part of my DNA and I have a genuine passion for what I do.

At the renowned Parsons School of Design, I was the Associate Director of Career Services for 9 years, acting as the bridge between creative talent and the design industry, alongside advising countless students and alumni on career strategy. Also represented Parsons globally, recruiting students, hosting portfolio reviews, attending industry conferences.

Expert in full life cycle creative recruitment with 5 different, valuable perspectives and an excellent industry reputation.
• In-house agency experience, Sr Creative Recruiter
• In-house brand side experience, Talent Acquisition
• Rich experience in academia in Career Services Office at top design school
• External experience at a staffing agency, managing full-cycle desk
• Former Graphic Designer

My knowledge and vast network covers a broad spectrum; fashion, product, web, print, multimedia, broadcast, animation, motion, copy, illustration, product and beyond. I have worked with a wide variety of global industry leaders within Advertising, Beauty, Branding, Entertainment, Fashion, Lifestyle, Marketing, Media, Publishing and Technology sectors, and have many established professional relationships.