Matching Talent with Craft

& Crafting Talent

Boutique Recruiting

We weave together strong teams.  

For employers, we attract and maximize your talent.  

For talent, we uncover professional purpose and showcase your craft.


Kate Lipinski

Kate Lipinski  

Founder & Chief Recruiter

Kate has 15+ years of People & Talent experience that ranges from tech, gaming, and agency work.  Combining her in-house People experience with her expertise in recruitment, she founded CraftMatch, a boutique recruiting agency that understands and considers the entire employee lifecycle when making a placement.  She excels at knitting together strong teams, growing companies for the long haul and helping individuals at all levels uncover and leverage their strengths.  

The companies that Kate has worked with have received 'Best Place to Work', 'Healthiest Employer', and 'Fast-growing Company' awards. Committed to donating a % of profits, considering environmental impact, and offering discounts to non-profits, she has built sustainable values at the core of CraftMatch. 

Kate holds a BA from Grinnell College and a Certificate in HR from San Francisco State University.
In her spare time, she practices yoga and meditation, spends quality time at her family farm, and catches a solar eclipse camping adventure when it’s feasible!




Send an email to Kate: kate@craftmatchhr.com




CraftMatch is committed
to donating a percentage of our profits, often to a charity of our client’s choosing. 

Environmental Conscientiousness

Environmental impact will be
considered in all business decisions.

Non-Profit Discounts

CraftMatch will offer services
at a discounted rate to non-profits.

Contact CraftMatch

Please don't hesitate to contact us.  General questions can be sent to kate@craftmatchhr.com.