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New Starter: Mark Paine, Head of Creative

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Mark has recently joined DNA as a Director to head up our Creative Division. Before reading on, visit our Creative Agency Jobs in London page where you find a range of Strategy, Senior Account Management and Digital Marketing roles.

With over 18 years recruitment experience in the UK creative sector and a further 6 years previous to this and as an account handler, Mark brings with him a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm for the creative sector.

Mark is an ex-agency Account Manager working for agencies such as CDP, Bates and Dorland & Grey. He then moved into recruitment, working for some of the UK’s leading recruitment headhunting firms, before running his own recruitment business for the past seven years.

Mark lives in the shires and is married to Amy, who runs her own Social media & PR agency, ‘Bird on the Wire Communications. She also used to work client side for companies like Waitrose & RS Components and Nivea. Did somebody say power couple?

They have one little girl aged three and live in God’s own country, Leicestershire. Outside of work, Mark is also an avid film buff, Rugby fan and car nut.

He has a genuine passion for the industry having worked with many of the award-winning agencies and creative talents.

Mark will always offer an honest, well informed and respected approach to the hiring process. He previously worked with Ali for three years at Blueskies from 2002-2006, where he built the Creative offering from the ground up.

At DNA, mark plans to expand the creative division, creating greater opportunities for candidates and clients alike. 

Get in touch with Mark to discuss your creative needs -