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About Us.

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dal niente: from nothing //creation is our way of living. it is the way our mind body soul engages with the universe


dal niente is a privately owned boutique recruiting firm and content house connecting our clients with top talent since 2012

we exist to nourish relationships between high level creative, design, and marketing talent and our clients: companies, brands, and human resources leadership

expertise in fashion, product design, manufacturing, retail, interior design, architecture, entertainment, marketing, and advertising

we have recruited for johnson & johnson, gucci, chicos, nike, white house black market, ralph lauren, healogics, salt life, and more

we help companies hire full time permanent, part time, and contract talent


we help execute select creative projects


with over 15 years of combined talent acquisition experience with an expertise in creative and design, we are focused on supporting our clients' unique needs personally

justin favero

founder / recruiter / creative project mgmt



how to be one of us



send your CV / Portfolio to for consideration


get referred by a current creator or employer client

receive an invitation from our talent acquisition team



say hello to schedule a discovery call and request a proposal


2012 guardian enterprises inc opened as a professional services recruiting firm in Jacksonville FL

2014 guardian marketing was born from servicing salt life, img sports, and besa hockey and dozens of other small and medium size businesses

2022 consolidation and rebranding to dal niente with a niche and passionate focus on recruiting creative and design talent, and providing expertise in commercial creative projects


Over 15 years of experience in talent identification and recruiting. Our core leadership group executes battle tested processes, best practices, and a sound philosophy for interacting with clients and talent. 


We love what we do and find joy in seeing our candidates create magic for the companies match and thrive with.

Our mission is to discover, develop, and protect talent through every challenge and achievement, while demonstrating value as a business partner through execution of recruiting services for talented companies and individuals that mirror our passion, skill, and ambition to succeed.

Our proprietary G5 Fit Process is a compilation of the best strategies, ideas, processes, and food for thought to help talented individuals and great employers find each other.


We create a custom standard operating procedure for each client that serves as a guide to hiring directors, mangers, executives, coaches, owners  and our recruiting team to dial in the type of person and skills sets that will be a fit for their needs.


We believe in personal attention, truly listening, being honest and upfront, managing expectations, and providing a positive experience for our clients en route to a successful career, project, or venture.


When you connect with us, you’re not reaching out to call center, you talk to a person who is actually interested in learning about your needs and your goals to learn if we are a good match personally and professionally.

We are passionate about connecting with people on a deeper level, and developing long term relationships, strategies for development, talent acquisition, and retention, to help companies succeed and individuals lead a fulfilling life.


Our company is lean and agile. Our business model carries less overhead and that translates into cost savings for our clients and greater opportunities for our talent. 

Our Promise...

  • Commitment to provide prompt and quality delivery of services

  • Consistent communication and accessibility

  • Respect and gratitude to our clients, talent, and partners

  • Honesty and integrity

  • Hard work and relentless will to execute and perform

  • Have fun, be creative and value our freedom and agility as a company and way of life



talent perks


access to our recruiting team for career resources


access to exclusive job opportunities 

access to a network of top talent for collaborations

opportunities to earn referral rewards for candidates that you nominate

opportunities to earn referral rewards for referring companies that hire from our network

client perks

personal attention from owners


customizable staffing strategies

competitive rates

access to a network of top talent

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