Creative Agencies

Our Creative Agencies clients in the UK and USA are some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic companies on the planet. Thankfully, we have a deep understanding of the pressures that come with the agency commercial model and have a vast pool of specialist talent to select from when filling positions across Finance, Client Services and Strategy. We thrive on working with businesses and candidates across full-service, production & post-production, branding, comms and PR, because creative agencies employ the same culture-conscious individuals as we do here at Harmonic. If you’re seeking the top talent featured in Ad Age, Ad Week, The Drum or Campaign Magazine, Harmonic have the talent network ready to go.

Jobs we fill within the Creative Agencies sector

We recruit a variety of roles for brand, advertising and marketing agencies. Our passion for the creative and innovative nature of the industry has allowed us to place numerous award-winning agency professionals. Get in contact to discuss further.

Meet our team of highly qualified experts

Our team is brimming with experience and enthusiasm. No matter where your search will take you, our dedicated consultants will be supporting you at every step.

Browse our team, earn more about them and find the right person to help you with your search.

Our Team
Oliver Gaydon

Oliver Gaydon

Community Manager

Olly focuses on helping Creative, PR, Media and Marketing agencies build their Finance and Operations teams. Now, he works exclusively with some of the most successful and well-renowned agencies in the UK. Olly is a proud son of Manchester, and although he will be retaining his network in the South, he has recently set up Harmonic’s Manchester office, where he manages a team that recruits for Creative and Tech businesses across the North-West.

Out of work, you will find Olly enjoying cricket, football and music. Olly is a former musician and fronted a Manchester band called ‘Mayflower’.

Megan Little

Megan Little

Community Analyst

Megan is our specialist recruiter for Project and Strategy Managers in the creative industry and PR and Communications.

In her free time, you’ll find Megan attending live-music events or visiting the best restaurants in Manchester.

Tom Eso

Tom Eso

Community Analyst

Tom works under Harmonic Operations, specialising in recruiting for Account Managers in the Creative Industry and PR and Communications.

In his downtime, you’ll find Tom producing music and playing football with his friends.

Charlie Walker

Charlie Walker

Founder & Managing Director

Charlie is the Founder and Managing Director at Harmonic. He has sixteen years in Search and Recruitment (with the prematurely grey hairs to show it) and leads on our Executive Search offering for clients seeking CEO, CFO or COO-level hires. Charlie is a judge for the British Business Awards, is the youngest recipient of the ‘Recruitment International Entrepreneur of the Year’ and holds the staffing and recruitment industry record for the ‘Sunday Times International Track 200’ (#5).

A failed musician and DJ (Charlie was in a band previously with Riz Ahmed of Rogue One / Sound of Metal Fame), he retains a massive passion for the arts and the UK and USA start-up scene. He is trustee for Bookmark Reading Charity and Board Advisor to Impact start-up accelerator: Unrest. He is a proud father to his daughter, Iris.

Lian-Mae Argones

Lian-Mae Argones

Lead Community Analyst

Lian resources for her colleagues within our many industries, as well as performing creative duties such as video-editing and managing our website and social media pages.

When she’s not at the Camden office, you can find Lian on a sunny holiday, visiting an art exhibition, or feeding her passion for fashion through shopping.

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Creative Agencies insights

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The Netflix Effect: Streaming and Finance in TV & Film

The Netflix Effect: Streaming and Finance in TV & Film

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People Ops and HR: The Creative Industries

People Ops and HR: The Creative Industries

When thinking of job roles within the TV, Film and Music industries, images of glamorous actors, athletic musicians and artistic directors come to one’s mind. If you knew more about the people that make up the creative industry, then perhaps event managers, crew members, producers or even stunt doubles came to mind.

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