The Backscratchers

  1. What I've loved about The Backscratchers is it’s been fast, cost-effective and great quality.

    Jeremy Basset, Global Marketing Strategy Director, Unilever

We connect companies with recommended freelancers or teams for projects

Services

  • Have a specific project you need to get done?

    We specialise in selecting the right person or team to carry out your brief.

  • Need to add a freelance member to your team?

    We supply flexible and talented in-house or off-site support.

  • Looking for a larger solution or an agency?

    We run pitch processses if you’re looking to appoint an agency or find a partner.

How we work

  1. Brief

    We help you turn a project need into a clear brief.

  2. Select

    We select the perfect recommended talent and establish availability and price.

  3. Connect

    You review the options, choose one and then we make the introductions.

  4. Finish

    We’re on call to support during the project, and once it’s finished we’ll handle all the invoicing.

Projects

From designers and copywriters, to glass harpists and entire event production teams, we’ve done it all.

A few highlights:

  • Created an Inspiration Day for Red Bull

    We curated a list of speakers and provided an event producer to oversee an inspiration day for Red Bull's staff coming to Culture Clash.

  • Helped Cannes Lions run their Thank You Creativity campaign

    We provided Cannes Lions with a campaign manager, photographer and web designer to support the roll-out of the campaign in the lead up to the festival.

  • Built an interactive website for White Lies

    We worked with White Lies and BMG to provide a design studio who created an album-artwork-inspired interactive game and website.

  • Produced a PR stunt for Giff Gaff

    We connected Giff Gaff with a PR agency to concept and execute a PR activation that flew human-shaped drones past major London landmarks, securing nationwide coverage.

  • Copywriting
  • Web + App Design and Development
  • Illustration
  • Social Media Strategy and Content Creation
  • Industry Experts and Consultants
  • Creative Technologists
  • Graphic Design
  • Product Design
  • Marketing and SEO
  • Installation Art
  • Retail Design
  • Spatial and Exhibition Design
  • Interior Design
  • Set Design + Dressing
  • Prop Making
  • Project Management and Producers
  • Immersive Production
  • Game Development
  • Data Analysis
  • Video Editing

Our Talent

  • UX + UI Design
  • Animation and Motion Graphics
  • Filmmaking
  • Research
  • Location Scouting
  • Music Licensing
  • Creative / Idea Generation
  • Information Design
  • Event Production
  • Sponsorship Coordination
  • Community Management
  • Visualisation and Storyboarding
  • Photography
  • Casting
  • Stage Management
  • Live Drawing
  • DJ and VJ
  • Murals and Street Art
  • 3D Modelling + Printing
  • Experimental Food

We provide trusted, industry-approved talent in over ninety creative and technical disciplines.

  • We believe that the right talent = better results.
  • Our network is carefully curated and features a clear referral system.
  • There are no upfront fees. You only pay for results.

Clients

We understand our clients because we come from the creative industry. We are not recruiters.
We are the fixers that can save you time, money and the stress of finding the right solution.

A few of our clients: