The People behind the Agency
There are more than 60 Hodes people spread across the globe, with our hub offices in London and New York. Between us there are lots of different personalities, passions and perspectives, and these come together to do great things for our clients.
As the Creative & Brand Agency of Symphony Talent, we are part of a company that has over 300 employees.
Join our team
Our clients are an impressive bunch, so we're looking for equally impressive people to join our growing creative agency across all our locations - we call it The Creative Agency for Employers.
Chief Creative & Brand Officer Hodes (MD Symphony Talent Europe)
Simon has over 20 years’ experience in the Employer Brand & Employer Marketing sector. Most recently he was responsible for the reinvention and rebuilding of Hodes in Europe to be the highly respected, award winning creative & brand agency it is today.
Creative Director, North America
Karen has been with Hodes for over 16 years, after spending two years in publishing. Through the years, Karen’s role has expanded to support the entire creative team in the U.S. providing creative insight and best practices for national and global accounts.
Creative Director, Europe
Becky joined Hodes with considerable experience in both product and recruitment advertising. She now heads up our creative team and aims to inject the insightful, big idea thinking she picked up in product advertising into the world of recruitment.
Director of Client Development & Relationships
With more than 9 years experience in the student and recruitment marketing space, Craig leads our client service team ensuring each of our clients has the right team built around them to develop the industry-leading solutions.
In 2003, John joined Hodes as an Art Director and worked primarily on print ads, flyers, and postcards. Digital was clearly the future, so he decided to teach himself how to code and about the fundamentals of website design.
SVP, EMEA New Business
An industry-recognized Digital, Employer Brand and Global Business Development Leader, Mark has worked for over 12 years in the Recruitment Advertising space with literally hundreds of clients.
Senior Account Executive
Megan joined Hodes UK in December 2016 with more than 2 years’ experience in the recruitment space. As a Senior Account Executive, she supports the Client Services team to ensure that we are able to develop employer brand strategies.
Social media assistant
Media graduate and self-confessed ‘social media nutcase’ Khadiee joins Hodes with fantastic experience in both social media and marketing.
Head of Social
Tom’s role reaches across social media, content and digital – leveraging these increasingly powerful platforms for employers around the world. Tom leads our in-house team of social experts, producing brilliant work for some truly exceptional clients.
Hiroko combines a unison of smart design philosophy with efficiency and precision, and that is just the start of what you can expect from her vast artistic talents.
Creative Services Manager
Glenda wears many hats at Hodes in the US. She oversees day-to-day projects, handles trafficking for the creative department, quotes projects and on top of all that backs up and manages production needs.
Bernardo started his career in employee lifecycle communications in 1995 when he joined our NY branch’s creative department. In 2005, he joined our creative team in Florida as Creative Director and has worked out of our Fort Lauderdale office ever since.
Data & Analytics Lead
Priyanka is passionate about all things analytics and ensures all our outputs are measurable. Working closely with our media team, she monitors our campaigns and makes adjustments where necessary to make sure they’re as effective as possible.
A recent Graphic Communications graduate, Kathryn first got a taste of agency life as an intern at a design agency in Cardiff, where she developed her flair for design and a passion for collaborative creative work.
Associate Creative Director
Chan Kim is Associate Creative Director at Hodes with 10+ years of experience in B2C and B2B creative services. Before joining Hodes, Chan worked at OS39 creative agency working as lead creative for clients such as Hugo Boss, Pfizer, Godiva, and Gamestop.
Sophie joined Hodes with experience as both an in-house copywriter and, most recently, as a creative at an employer-branding agency. She turns briefs into ideas and works across projects from branding and recruitment to digital and experiential.
Production Manager Coops has been creating incredible products at Hodes for twenty years. He looks after all things print-related, as well as online banners, photography, video, audio, film editing and retouching.
Alison looks after all things financial, from paying bills to producing financial accounts and forecasts. She’s an FCCA qualified Accountant with 17 years PQE, and she’s worked in various roles within both public relations and advertising companies.
Operations Support Manager
Natasha has a varied role within the business and has 17 years HR operational experience, as well as in depth knowledge of employment law, TUPE and performance-driven culture development.
Mike works a duel role in Production and Creative, executing work for The Home Depot, UnitedHealth Group, Northwell Health and NYU Langone, just to name a few.
Senior Creative Director
Jennifer is a storyteller who fuses fresh thinking, emerging technologies, and social media to drive dynamic award-winning creative work for her clients.
Hannah brings passion, thoughtfulness and dedication to creative concepting, video direction, web design and experiential campaigns. She works across a range of clients, including Unilever and The Body Shop, and produces award-winning outputs.
Lizzie ensures we always deliver insightful, integrated engagement campaigns that aren’t just aligned with internal HR practices, but that also improve key business results and deliver on brand promise.Before joining us here at Hodes, Lizzie ran the employee engagement practice for Ogilvy in EMEA. This…
Social Media Executive
Javier holds a BA in Advertising and PR, achieved in Spain, which he has put to work across the creative industries. Copywriting, brand strategy, digital marketing – he’s got a mix of skills he’s always looking to expand.
Head of Delivery
Sean has over 20 years’ experience working with clients to create fantastic brand experiences with consumers and candidates. Sean has re-joined Hodes as Head of Delivery.
Senior Creative Director
Rick has more than 20 years of advertising experience in the consumer world, driving creative work at some of the world’s leading ad agencies on brands including Visa, Haagen-Daz, The Clorox Family of Companies, Bayer, Genentech, and Disney.
Kate has over six years’ experience in the employer brand and recruitment marketing space. She has a passion for digital marketing and works with clients to develop employer brand strategies that attract, recruit and retain the best talent.
Digital Strategy and Content Producer
After extensive experience across the B2B and consumer arenas, Emma found her niche in online and social media. At Hodes, she’s responsible for creating blogs, copywriting, social media strategy and community management across our client base.
Amar has particular expertise in employer brand research and, since joining Hodes in March 2012, she’s worked on research programmes for Skype, Anglo American, AbbVie, Ringway Eurovia, Visa, HSBC and Serco, supporting all Hodes practice areas.
Social Media Executive
After having worked at several strategic consumer collaboration agencies, Lewis joined the creative arm of Starcom MediaVest, working with number of FMCG clients including Stubhub, Honda, McCormick and Sagres to enhance content and marketing strategy.
VP, Creative Director
Gregg has extensive international experience over his 20 year career. He is a strong advocate that good creative comes from even better research.
Junior Traffic & Project Manager
Freddie comes to Hodes with a degree in Business alongside project management experience. Freddie’s role means he supports the Account Management team with planning and logistics on key client projects. He also supports the Social Media team with organisation and client liaison.
Social Media and Content Executive
A big lover of all things social, I’ve worked within social and digital for the past 4 years after changing careers from the music industry and have recently brought my talents to Hodes.
Ruby joins us fresh from Nottingham, where she worked at a marketing agency – developing a passion for copywriting and all things digital. She brings energy and enthusiasm to the team, creating insightful creative content for our clients’ campaigns.
Associate Creative Director
Krista studied advertising design in both NYC and Minneapolis. After joining Hodes in the US almost five years ago, Krista has been instrumental in designing some of our most beautiful campaigns and websites.
Senior Creative Consultant
Stuart is a hands-on creative, specialising in Art Direction & Digital Design. He has worked in the creative industry for 15 years across international markets and is now a Senior Designer and Digital Art Director.