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MEET NEKO

Meet Neko

Based at Warren Street and specialising in marketing, advertising and design sectors. Directors Max and Jack have built their close network on a philosophy of transparency and trust. A simple mission – to help clients build great teams and candidates find companies they’ll love – ensures our efforts are poured into reading between the lines to understand you and your needs.

Working Together

Neko’s expertise lie in representing people from Creative & Design, Account Management, and Creative Services through to Studio & Production. We have experience of working with a mix of clients; from Top 10 network agencies to boutique design and packaging specialists, global brands and everything in between.

The long-lasting relationships we have nurtured are imperative to Neko’s success, and something we take very seriously. We pride ourselves on honest communication and going above and beyond for your company or that all-important next step in your career. Neko will represent you with the highest level of integrity right from the start.

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    Max Dean

    Director

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    Jack O’Shaughnessy

    Director

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    Josh Doel

    Consultant

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    Kurt Spence

    Consultant

  • Max Dean

    Employee

    Director

    Max studied Advertising and Marketing in Bristol before moving to London in 2008. With 8 years’ recruitment experience, the vast majority within the creative industry Max has worked with a real range of the UK’s top agencies and most innovative brands. He recruits across Client Services, Project and Production Management as well as studio roles and is extremely passionate about what he does. He is equally passionate about building Neko into the top creative recruitment agency in London.

    When not at work, Max loves spending time with his family and young daughter. He’s also enjoys going out for good food and beer with friends, holidays and seeing different parts of the world, and a bit of DIY (when he gets round to it!)

  • Jack O’Shaughnessy

    Employee

    Director

    Jack is an experienced creative recruiter, who has worked on behalf of a number of top tier advertising, integrated and design agencies. He loves getting to know the people he represents and building long lasting relationships. Jack prides himself on his commitment to his clients and is often found burning the midnight oil trying to find that elusive candidate.

    Outside of work, Jack is an avid Birmingham City fan, enjoys a pint of Guinness and is happiest when he is with friends and family, and wife Jen.

  • Josh Doel

    Employee

    Consultant

    Josh is an experienced creative recruiter. Having come from a digital focused background, he is now covering creative as a whole, both on a permanent and freelance basis. He has had the pleasure of working with global advertising agencies, through to some of London’s most innovative digital agencies. The most rewarding aspect of Josh’s job is helping someone get a job they love.

    If you are ever stuck for a restaurant in London, ask him….. he knows them all!

  • Kurt Spence

    Employee

    Consultant

    Kurt came from a marketing background before jumping into creative recruitment. He has experience across a range of areas, working from Creative Services and Account Management through to Studio. Kurt avidly believes that meeting both clients and potential candidates face to face is the key to understanding their requirements.

    In his spare time you will find Kurt either playing football, watching football (Aston Villa, unfortunately) or in the Winter months grooming his beard.