Meet our new NAKAMA Consultant

Get to know Amira, our new Creative Consultant in Sydney!amira

Name: Amira Ross

Title: Recruitment Consultant

Sector you recruit for: Creative

What are you known for professionally? Facing challenges head on, if I set my mind on achieving a goal its only usually a matter of time before I make it happen. some people call it luck I think its positive thinking and persistence.

What do you have a knack for? Networking, I love meeting new people, my favourite thing to do is socialise! I love watching my phone book grow in size! Also posting pics on Instagram – its not real unless I have posted it on social media!

Where can we find you when you’re not working? At the gym, on the dance floor or out socialising and obviously photo documenting said activity!

What would be impossible for you to give up? Manicures, pedicures and sleep… oh and game of thrones. And of course my iPhone.

Any secret/special talents? I can read your future in the bottom of a turkish coffee cup.


If you’re looking for help resourcing your Creative team, or looking for a new role, Amira can be reached on +61 412 345 969 or aross@nakamasydney.com.

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Meet our new NAKAMA consultant – Holly Johns

Holly Johns

Name: Holly Johns              
Title: Creative & Design Resourcer
Sector you recruit for: Digital Creative & Design 

What are you known for professionally? 

I am the point of contact for existing candidate updates and availability as well as continuously resourcing and meeting new candidates – both freelance and perm. I also sieve through applications and websites to pin down the good portfolios while making sure the database is as fresh as possible! Hopefully very soon though, I will start to build up my own network of clients to hire all these great candidates, and become a fully-fledged recruiter.

What do you love about recruitment?

I love that I am talking to people all day long. It sounds obvious but I really just love to natter and the creative people we speak to are interesting and so lovely. As far as an office environment goes – our team is an extremely friendly and social bunch, so it’s just a really pleasant place to be everyday. In terms of my sector of recruitment, I love it because of my previous design experience but I absolutely love speaking to these brilliant minds about their work and influences.

What inspired you to get into the world of design & creative?

I have always been really creative myself – since I was little! I moved onto digital at College and University and became obsessed with video editing, type animation and digital illustration, which lead me to be a graphic designer on the side for a couple of years. Recruiting for design and creative was a perfect mix of my passion for design and also for people!

What is your social media channel of choice? 

Twitter! I talk too much about everything and anything, so Twitter is my way of sharing and interacting on topics I’m passionate about so I can actually take a breath in real life! Follow me via @HollyLJohns

Where can we find you when you’re not working? 

Glued to my game console… I’m a bit of a nerd.

What would be impossible for you to give up?

Crumpets – They’re just heaven sent! I can’t function well if I haven’t had crumpets first thing.

Any secret/special talents? 

I can cook wonderful canapés including petit fours (particularly marzipan fruits) & vol-au-vents. I was a gymnast for eight years, so I love fitness! This helps me to counteract my gaming addiction.

If you want to reach Holly Johns – email hjohns@nakamalondon.com