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Melissa Sharples


San Francisco
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Phone 415 399 2608
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For more than 15 years, Melissa has helped Aquent clients find their perfect talent matches both domestically and internationally, and across many industries. Melissa’s staffing adeptness is known throughout the Boston, San Francisco, and Melbourne, Australia, markets. Not only are her individual placements successful, but she’s highly experienced in pulling together large teams of freelancers to work toward a common goal. Melissa’s teams have included design/production and SEO/SEM/online marketing, among other disciplines. As you’ll come to find out when working with Melissa, there’s practically no position she can’t fill to your ultimate satisfaction.    

Melissa’s marketing and creative talent:

  • Redesign ATM kiosks and product collateral
  • Create exceptional UI/UX architectures
  • Build wealth management websites and mobile banking apps


  • Partnering with clients to define flexible staffing strategies and staff augmentation

Education, Affiliations & Accreditations

  • B.A., University of New Hampshire
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club, Member
  • AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association)
  • "I've been working with Melissa since 1999 and have found it to be extremely positive and productive. Melissa has known me very well and consequently she's been able to place me into positions in which I was challenged yet able to succeed. This relationship that I've had with Melissa has been the most important distinguishing characteristic in my relationship with Aquent as an agency. I've felt like there was a consistent contact for me to work with rather than an endless bank of headhunters."
  • Sean H., Production Director
  • Daniel H. (159740) Dan is one of Aquent’s more tenured, reliable Presentations & Print Production Artists. He has prepared detailed, high level PowerPoint presentations as well as high profile brochures, newsletters and annual reports for some of Aquent’s largest clients in Boston. Always willing to pitch in and do what it takes to get the job done, Dan is someone you want on your team when you’re under the gun to get the project done right and out the door!
  • Candy C. (1156980) Candy’s most relevant experience is her eight years of proven marketing and communications program and project management, including a year as a consultant at Cisco Systems. She rounds this out with another ten years of advertising, collateral, print production, and creative services management. She has considerable social media content management and delivery skills, as well as stong review processes. Candy is current with Web 2.0 online marketing best practices. She has managed and delivered Vods, podcasts, website creation & updates, wikis, blogs and e-mail blasts. Candy is adept at budget management and tracking, timeline management and juggling multiple deadline driven projects. She has a complementary set of soft skills. She is professional, personable, confident, capable, a quick sturdy, sharp, focused, is resourceful and has a strong work ethic. She is comfortable with end to end project management and tactical execution.

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