Branding design agency Principals has created a new identity for Xref, a technology firm specialising in automated reference checking.
Launched in 2011 as a start-up, Xref disrupted the recruitment industry with its automated reference checking proposition that puts the candidate in charge of the process.
Since then it has grown into a major player, with offices in Australia, the UK and Canada, and ambitions to create a footprint in the international market.
As it moves beyond the core business of reference checking and ventures into the start-up waters of Silicon Valley, Xref looked to Principals to create an identity that presents the organisation as more than a smart technical solution to a recruitment challenge.
Sandy Belford, director at Principals, said: “Xref is no longer a start-up. They’re an established player and the identity needed to reflect that. The refreshed logo, look and feel personifies their love for and commitment to simplicity.”