NA-KA-MA The Global Recruitment Business: The translation from Japanese centres around colleagues, a circle of friends, partners, and associates.

Nakama operates in the digital, creative, media, marketing, technology sectors with offices in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia. The Highams brand specialises in the Financial Services sector, specifically Business Change and IT in Insurance and Investment Management currently in the UK and Europe. We recruit for contractor, temporary and permanent staff at all levels.

We have a highly specialised network of experts that operate locally, regionally and globally, delivering a truly global solution with a local perspective. We recruit for all levels of specialists across the global digital, creative, media, marketing and technology landscape. Our approach is simple: we combine a high level of specialisation, providing expertise, insight and specialist knowledge whilst building successful, long-term relationships with both our clients and candidates.

Live Local: Think Global

We have a global network that helps relocate talent around the world from the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia every day whilst working with clients on an international basis from staffing to advisory services on a local and global scale. Email: [email protected] .

We understand the market locally and globally: With over 12 years experience within the digital, creative, media, marketing, technology sectors. We understand that the digital sector is characterised by a continuing need to communicate through a variety of evolving channels. Nakama’s global teams understand the mix of marketing communications, creative processes, strategic planning, media and technology that our clients use and need to deliver and constantly evolve.

Nakama consultants are focused into teams covering specialist markets around the world so that they can quickly understand customer needs and find talent jobs fast.

Roles we recruit for


Ad Ops Analyst

    Ad Ops Exec

      Ad Ops Manager

        Ad Traffic Manager

          Director Ad Ops

            Head of Ad Ops

              Video Ad Ops Manager


                Account Director

                  Account Exec

                    Account Handlers

                      Account Manager

                        Brand Manager

                          Brand positioning Consultant

                            Brand Strategist

                              Business Developers

                                Commercial Director

                                  Creative Director


                                      Project Managers

                                        CLIENT SERVICES

                                        Account Director

                                          Account Executive

                                            Account Manager

                                              Art Director

                                                Client Services Director

                                                  Copy Writer

                                                    Creative Director

                                                      Group Account Director

                                                        Regional Account Manager

                                                          Strategy & Planning

                                                            CONTENT & EDITORIAL

                                                            Content Marketer

                                                              Content Strategist

                                                                Head of Copy

                                                                  Junior Copywriter

                                                                    Mid-weight Copywriter


                                                                        Senior Copywriter


                                                                            Website Editor


                                                                              Art Directors

                                                                                Communications Designers

                                                                                  Creative Directors

                                                                                    Graphic Designers

                                                                                      Head of Design

                                                                                        Interactive Designers

                                                                                          Product Designers

                                                                                            Strategy & Planning

                                                                                              Visual Trends Analysts

                                                                                                DATA & ANALYTICS

                                                                                                Client Facing Data Specialist

                                                                                                  CRM Data Analyst

                                                                                                    Digital Data Analyst / Scientist

                                                                                                      Digital Data Strategy Specialist

                                                                                                        Digital Data Technologist

                                                                                                          Head of Data & Analytics

                                                                                                            Head of Research

                                                                                                              Insights Director

                                                                                                                Media Owners, Client side, Analytics Specialists


                                                                                                                  Art Director

                                                                                                                    Art Directors

                                                                                                                      Art Worker

                                                                                                                        Communications Designers


                                                                                                                            Creative director

                                                                                                                              Creative Directors



                                                                                                                                    Finished artist

                                                                                                                                      Graphic Designers

                                                                                                                                        Head of Design

                                                                                                                                          Interactive Designers

                                                                                                                                            Packaging designer


                                                                                                                                                Pre-press specialist

                                                                                                                                                  Print, Digital & Packaging

                                                                                                                                                    Product Designers



                                                                                                                                                          Traffic coordinator

                                                                                                                                                            Traffic manager


                                                                                                                                                                Visual designers

                                                                                                                                                                  Visual Trends Analysts

                                                                                                                                                                    DIGITAL CREATIVE

                                                                                                                                                                    Art Directors

                                                                                                                                                                      Communications Designers

                                                                                                                                                                        Creative Directors


                                                                                                                                                                            Graphic Designers

                                                                                                                                                                              Head of Design

                                                                                                                                                                                Interactive Designers

                                                                                                                                                                                  Print, Digital & Packaging

                                                                                                                                                                                    Product Designers

                                                                                                                                                                                      UX & UI

                                                                                                                                                                                        Visual Trends Analysts

                                                                                                                                                                                          DIGITAL SALES & MARKETING

                                                                                                                                                                                          Acquisition and Retention

                                                                                                                                                                                            Business Development

                                                                                                                                                                                              Business Development Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                Campaign Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Channel and Product Marketing

                                                                                                                                                                                                    CRM / eCRM

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Email Marketing Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Head of Marketing

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marketing Executive

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marketing Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Online Marketing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Project Sales

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sales Executive

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Strategy and Planning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      INTEGRATED MARKETING & EXPERIENTIAL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Account Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Account Exec

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Account Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client Services Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Group Account Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                New Business Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Product Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Production Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Senior Account Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Account Exec

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Senior Account Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MEDIA PLANNING & BUYING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Programmatic Buying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Media Sales

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PR & COMMUNICATIONS / EXPERIENTIAL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Channel Marketing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Corporate Branding

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Events Coordinator

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Events Planner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      External Communications Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Head of Communications

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Internal Communications Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Investor Relations



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PR Account Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PR Account Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PR Exec

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Product Marketing


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PROJECT MANAGEMENT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Account/Project Specialist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ad-hoc Account Manager Roles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Agile Specialist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Agile Specilist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Digital Project Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Digital Project Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Head of PM / Production

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Head of Project Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Junior Project Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mid-weight Project Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Program Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Programme Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Project Consultant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Project Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Scrum Master

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Senior Project Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SEARCH & PERFORMANCE MARKETING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Digital Marketing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            eCommerce Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              eCommerce Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Head of eCommerce

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Head of Search

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Performance Marketing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PPC Account Directors

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PPC Account Managers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PPC Executives

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SEO Account Directors

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SEO Account Managers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SEO Executives

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SEO/PPC Sales Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SOCIAL MEDIA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Analytics / Insight roles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Community Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Director / Head of Social

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Media Planners

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Social Media Account Director / Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Social Media Copywriters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Social Media Executive

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Social Media Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Strategic Account Managers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Strategic Planners

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STRATEGY & ARCHITECTURE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CMO /CIO/ CTO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Data / BI Architecture: (consumer analytics/ billing/ marketing)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Digital Product Manager / Commercial Product ( monetize)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Enterprise and Business Architecture (transformation agents)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Head of / Director Ecommerce: Director or head of Product

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Head of Strat/ Architecture: Transformation/ change

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Product Development

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Programme Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Security Architecture: consumer portal/ BYOD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Solutions Architecture / SOA Architecture (dev/Apps/ CMS/ Integration/ Network/ Voice)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Strat Planning Director

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Strategist/Planner / IA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tech PMO/ Tech PMs , tech leads / Senior Creative Technologists



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Creative Technologists



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Development Managers





                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    JavaScript Frameworks


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mobile Engineers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mobile Web

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Native iOS and Android


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Python /Django


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ruby on Rails

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Technical Directors

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Technical Leads

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Technical Project Managers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Web Developers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USER EXPERIENCE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mobile UI specialist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mobile UX specialist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UI Designer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    UX Architect

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      UX Designer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        UX Researcher

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