Employee Testimonials

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    Nell Plumfield
    Bid Department Manager, New York

    Working at Christie’s has given me a unique opportunity to experience the art market from the heart of the saleroom. My time here has been marked with professional highlights that emphasize the exciting and unique market in which we work. I also have opportunities to evolve my career with the company as we embark on each season.”

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    Muys Snijders
    Senior Vice President, Global Client Strategy Director, Christie's Americas

    When I joined Christie’s I could not have imagined what a great opportunity I was walking into. Every day I am able to combine my art history background with my management expertise, learning about paintings and objects whilst applying business and leadership skills. Over the years, Christie’s has allowed me to develop personally and professionally.”

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    Christine Layng Aschwald
    Vice President Client Advisory, Chairman’s Office, Christie's Americas

    I love working in a truly international firm where you are constantly learning and discovering new things about the history of art and about people. I have been able to share my passion for art with fascinating collectors and formed friendships with colleagues that will last a lifetime — I was even introduced to my husband through a Christie’s friend!”

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    Dirk Boll
    Managing Director, Continental Europe

    Christie’s is a great place to work – I admire the culture and tradition, the global reach and technical innovation. Above all, I love the people and great artworks I get to spend my time with.”

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    Marcello Kwan
    Vice President, Senior Specialist Head of Sale, Asian Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

    Working as a specialist in Christie's doesn’t mean showing how much you know, but realizing how much more you need to know. I work with a team of global talents and the experience of my colleagues helps me to grow every day.”


Christie’s Values

  • Integrity

    Work to achieve honesty, transparency and uphold the highest standards of personal and professional trust in all aspects of Christie’s business.

  • Business Judgement

    Make decisions and act in a way that promotes Christie’s position as the world’s leading art business.

  • Teamwork

    Work collaboratively to accomplish the goals of the company and the department, respecting and communicating openly with employees at all levels.

  • Passionate Expertise

    Demonstrate enthusiasm and expertise for one’s job, in accordance with Christie's mission, tradition and culture.

  • Innovation

    Demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm for improving the way in which Christie's does business.

  • Exceptional Client Services

    Use creativity and expertise to create exceptional internal and external service experiences, and to build long-term relationships with clients, whether internal or external.


Culture & Environment

  • Fast Paced

    Despite our long and proud history of 250 years we are by no means stuck in the past; we are a deadline driven business and things are constantly changing.

  • Innovative

    Christie’s was the first auction house to allow online bidding, and the first western auction house to be granted a licence to trade in China. Innovation is key to our success.

  • Scale

    We are large enough to offer opportunities to our employees, but small enough for individuals to make a real impact.

  • Enriching

    Even if you walk through the door on your first day not being interested in art, we can guarantee that will change once you are surrounded by amazing art and objects.


Christie’s Benefits

  • Art + Soul

    We offer all our employees worldwide one day of additional annual leave to ‘give back’ to the community via our CSR programme, Art + Soul.


  • Tailored to your needs

    As an important part of Christie’s total reward package we are committed to providing our employees with a wide range of benefits designed to meet different needs and lifestyles.