Better together

Ready to join our team? You've come to the right place! We are creative people, excited about digital and passionate about making an impact. We love the thrill of agency life and share our experiences during regular get-togethers. Think: inspiration sessions that often evolve into legendary after-work parties. We're a bunch of lovely and intelligent people. Keep reading to discover what makes us such a close team.

Multidisciplinary experts Working from anywhere. Offices in Pushing boundaries of digital since
160+ Ghent, Antwerp, and New York 1993

What connects us

We thrive through creative craftsmanship

We're all creatives and we're proud to say so. From our developers to our marketers, our designers to our analysts, we all come up with creative solutions to the challenges we face. With this mindset, we're able to make an impact and contribute to what the future will look like. We're trailblazers and like to apply our knowledge in remarkable ways to create something new. Through our creativity, we make a difference, both for our co-workers as well as for our clients.

We have a collaborative culture

We are at our best when we work together. With an open mindset, we value everyone's opinion and welcome a fresh look from another perspective. When someone says: "wait, hear me out," we actually listen, dare to challenge, and work towards a solution that's more than the sum of its parts. Through this collaboration, we push beyond individual skills, grow as a team, and offer our clients results that are truly special.

We are driven by knowledge

We constantly strive to be the best in what we do. With our know-how, we are able to give every project that extra something. It allows us to add value for our clients and make an actual impact. We embrace change. That's why we are never done learning and like to share our insights internally. We keep up with the latest developments to add new perspectives to our work. That's how we keep it exciting for ourselves and the people we work with.

What we value

  • Clients

    Our clients trust us to overcome challenges and shape their future. We're more than just their agency: we are a partner that's in it for the long haul. That's why we make it our mission to know our clients through and through. This way, we can help them where it matters most. We don't see ourselves as the all-knowing experts. We rather work with clients as equals and have open, constructive discussions. Yet, we don't settle with the status quo if we feel we can create even more added value.

  • Teamwork

    Do you believe in magic? We do. It's what happens when we get to work together across various disciplines. We like to approach projects from multiple angles. There are no wrong opinions, only different views. We feel comfortable expressing our thoughts and value a constructive feedback culture. In the end, we all have the same goal: to create truly special results that go beyond what we can achieve as individuals. Our teamwork is based on respect. At The Reference, everyone matters.

  • Results

    Delivering results that exceed expectations, that's why we do it. With a clear goal in mind, we take a pragmatic approach to get there. This means we focus on sustainable growth and lasting impact. We maintain a long-term vision and define concrete steps that help us get where we want to be. We work closely with our clients and exceed the boundaries of disciplines within our organization. Together, we reach results we are proud of. Together, we make an impact.

  • Change

    The world of digital moves at the speed of light and that's why we like it. We keep an open mind and prefer to always look at things from multiple angles. In every change, we focus on the opportunities without neglecting the pitfalls. This allows us to find ways that can push us and our clients further. Flexibility is key. With an open-minded attitude, we explore the unexplored and create added value in unsuspected ways. That's how we got where we are today, and how we will push ourselves even further going forward.

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Didn't find the job you were looking for?

We're always on the lookout for talented people. If you think you'd be a right fit with our team, feel free to send us your resume. Let's have a chat and see if there's a match. We'll notify you of any relevant opportunities in the future.

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Join us as an intern

As we value the will to keep on learning, we're excited to be part of your learning journey. We gladly welcome students in our teams and share our experience. Feel free to reach out if you're interested in an internship.