Customizing an arsenal of talent care programs for Halo developer, 343 Industries.
While we focus on providing support for onboarding talent, delivering premium benefits, and career development programs, 343 Industries focuses on doing what they do best—overseeing one of the most epic game franchises in history, Halo.
When AARP decided to take on the human brain, they counted on ours.
Staying Sharp, an award-winning cognitive assessment and brain training program, is one of AARP’s largest initiatives. We provided the UX design, interactive media, project management, and social response talent AARP needed to deliver a mind-blowing experience.
In digital newsrooms, speed is everything. Especially when the client is adidas.
We helped adidas staff three newsrooms in Portland, New York, and Los Angeles, powering the company’s real-time marketing. Aquent talent connect with musicians, artists, and influencers to bring the brand closer to the customer.
Adobe products inspire creativity. We help make tutorials that get it started.
Adobe products are amazing creative tools. To help novices get comfortable with them, our Studios team (creative directors, writers, illustrators, video editors) created a series of beautifully on-brand tutorials that made learning easy and engaging.
Aquent Studios helped AIG maintain its voice as a global trade leader during COVID-19.
When COVID-19 forced AIG to cancel its global trade events, our Studios team took on the challenge of producing the AIG Global Trade Series 2020, a ten-episode, NPR-quality podcast on the impact of the pandemic and geopolitics on global trade.
'RoboHead' sounds like an action hero, and for Amazon Studios, it is.
With plans to release as many as 30 films a year worldwide, Amazon Studios’ Global Marketing Team has its work cut out for it. They use RoboHead project management software to help create promotional materials for all that great entertainment.
Marketing fast meal delivery to millennials, Amazon couldn’t wait for slow foodie writers.
Standard food industry recipe writers who work with chefs are great, but not when you’re selling modern home meal prep. We provided Amazon Meal Kits with the right Writers, Data Analysts, and hyper-efficient Project Managers. Bon appetit.
AON relies on RoboHead to help communicate critical information to clients and investors.
Global risk management firm, AON, has revenues of more than $10 billion a year and 50,000 employees around the world. They use RoboHead project management software to coordinate communications with clients, investors, and the general public.
We did so well building in-house teams, Apple gave us an office too.
Apple’s Beats by Dre invited us onsite to provide highly skilled talent; we delivered savings of over $15M per year. We now provide in-house talent to four Apple departments, increasing their on-demand talent pool by 300% with significant cost savings.
Audi is shifting its digital performance into high gear with Aquent talent.
Audi and Dealer.com turned to our Digital Strategists to improve the online performance of 300+ dealers. The team is moving the dial for digital capture and demand, after-sales marketing, online retail, and lead management.
Aquent Scout helps Ball Aerospace keep its contingent workforce flying high.
Ball Aerospace turned to Scout to fill several highly specialized contract engineering roles. We seamlessly connected to their human capital management programs and tapped into a universe of talent, so all systems are go!
Beats by Dre
Our Employer of Record services are a #1 hit at Beats by Dre.
Beats by Dre is driven by new product launches. As their Employer of Record, our talent power those launches by creating dynamic marketing (advertising, social, video, motion graphics) & by designing the packaging for new Beats by Dre products.
Bridgestone relies on Aquent Scout to help keep its supply chain rolling along.
Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, turned to Scout to help staff their new Nashville headquarters and fill the critical engineering, technician, and skilled-trade roles that keep their supply chain (and our cars) driving forward.
In the race for more Millennial customers, Capital Financial Group goes digital-first.
Millennials are hungry for content and want to interact with companies in whatever ways suit them. We helped this top financial services firm build an agile marketing team of direct hires, freelance talent, and outsourced partners. Costs went down and performance went up.
Helping Capital One transform its digital and physical spaces. That’s banking reimagined.
Capital One is redefining banking with new digital and physical customer experiences from chatbots to neighborhood cafes. 50+ Aquent talent (UXers, Art Directors, Designers, and Copywriters) are at the heart of this game-changing transformation.
We help Cloverly build a sustainable business as they help build a more sustainable world.
Southern Company, an Aquent client for 25 years, helped launch Cloverly to enable consumers and businesses to offset their carbon footprint. The innovative startup looks to our progressive employee retention programs to deliver efficiencies and growth.
During a news season like no other, we helped CNN tell stories like never before.
Our payroll services are a secret weapon for The Coalition’s Gears of War.
From Visual FX and 3D Artists to Character Artists and Producers, we provide The Coalition with superior talent and expert Employer of Record services that allow their Gears of War franchise to keep winning battles.
Helping Warner Media’s Crunchyroll bring anime to life for die-hard fans worldwide.
With over 50 million subscribers, Crunchyroll is the world’s largest anime distribution channel. In 2020, our talent led the design of the Crunchyroll Originals website, a new venture that features Crunchyroll’s first self-produced animated shows.
Helping CVS become more accessible so they can help all people live healthier lives.
As a healthcare company, CVS knows it’s important to make accessibility a priority. On every project, they look to our experienced talent to help advise and develop experiences that are accessible to every customer.
The pandemic called for dramatic action. CVS called on Aquent Scout for immediate help.
With no time to waste, CVS needed Nurses and Pharmacists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in communities nationwide. In just eight weeks, over 250 placements were made through Scout, supporting the vaccination roll-out at a critical time.
Our talent make the mission possible for Japanese digital media firm, CyberAgent.
CyberAgent is one of Japan’s most exciting and diverse digital media companies. Since 2010, over 50 of our talent—everyone from Social Gaming Experts and Creative Directors to Illustrators and Designers—have helped fuel their growth.
Deloitte wanted to give its clients a tool to track digital transformation. We delivered.
Aquent Studios was responsible for every aspect of the design, development, testing, launch, and maintenance of an innovative digital dashboard that gave Deloitte Digital clients the ability to track their own real-time organizational transitions.
When Disney launched its streaming service, we helped make the magic happen.
Disney+ had all the great entertainment content to be successful but relied on our talent (Designers, Video Editors, etc.) to create marketing that attracted 30 million happy subscribers in just three months.
At Facebook, talent really like our benefits.
Wanting to address benefits inequality among contingent workers, Facebook turned to us to help develop and implement a solution. Five years later, talent at Facebook applaud their generous benefits program and the sense of fairness it has created.
At Freddie Mac, RoboHead project management software has found a home.
RoboHead allows Freddie Mac to handle a huge volume of quick turnaround projects. 700 employees use it to support digital marketing, including website, customer education, and learning and development content.
We helped shift General Motors’ digital experiences into high gear.
To help dealers create consistent digital experiences, General Motors asked us to run a pilot, scale quickly, and become a “vendor on premises.” We displaced expensive agencies and managed an on-site team of 130 Digital Dealer Managers.
Google doesn’t use an algorithm to find great talent. They use us.
Over 400 Aquent talent have been placed in 15 Google divisions across North America, Asia, and Europe, including Google Play, Stadia, G-Suite, Nest, and Google Maps. We provide teams with UX Researchers and Designers, Producers, Video Editors, Content Strategists, Editors, PMs, and more.
When Google searched for partners to achieve benefits equality, we came up first.
Leading the charge in benefits equality, Google set higher standards for contingent worker benefits to be implemented by 2022. Building on decades of experience offering industry-leading benefits, we were first to meet the standards—two years early.
Government of Ontario, Canada
Ontario was committed to meeting 2021 accessibility requirements, and we helped exceed them.
The government of Ontario, Canada is committed to accessibility for all its citizens. The province’s Land Registry relied on our skilled teams to develop complex app components (search, mapping, etc.) that meet and exceed accessibility requirements.
Honda Financial Services
Helping Honda Financial Services pave the digital road for lifelong customers.
When Honda Financial Services wanted to digitally transform their customer journey from dealership to next purchase, they depended on our experienced project managers to build a seamless experience focused on long-term loyalty with happy customers.
Indeed knows diversity is a plus. That’s why they use our Diversity+ solution.
When Indeed wanted to diversify their UX Research Team, they turned to Aquent. We helped identify areas needing more diverse representation, craft inclusive job descriptions, and fill their jobs with top talent. Has it been a success? Indeed, it has.
Fans of Perfect Dark have waited years for a reboot. We’re helping The Initiative deliver.
The latest Perfect Dark is the first game from Microsoft’s, The Initiative. We brought together some of the most talented and passionate game makers from around the industry to reimagine one of the best loved IPs in gaming history.
Partnering with John Deere to modernize and unify all aspects of its dealership sales CX.
John Deere previously used 20+ different systems in their sales cycle. Aquent Studios is helping unlock new value for Deere’s customers with technology that unifies and simplifies equipment configuration, pricing, quoting, logistics, and service.
Helping Kaiser Permanente revolutionize healthcare by empowering its members to thrive.
We’ve helped staff Kaiser’s Marketing and Digital Departments with UX Designers and Researchers, Visual Designers, Content Managers, PMs, and more. Talent work on everything from member-facing apps to communications for their new medical school.
Levi’s and the best talent never go out of style.
Ten years ago, we helped place a recent college graduate at Levi’s. He’s now Director of UX and works exclusively with us to hire new contractors. When Global Ecommerce built their mobile app, our talent filled production, creative, and 50% of UX roles.
When LMC Automotive needed more forecasting horsepower, we delivered.
LMC Automotive relies on highly skilled automotive analytics and forecasting talent. And they depend on our in-depth knowledge of the automotive industry to recruit this specialized talent—so much so that 30% of LMC’s Michigan staff are talent we’ve recruited.
There are 27 billion reasons why Marriott chose Aquent Studios for UX.
We unified the customer experience for 5,000+ Marriott hotels worldwide by developing a plan and quickly scaling and leading a team of UX Directors, Designers, Architects, Librarians, and Writers. The apps we supported process $27B each year.
In an industry with “quick” in its name, Aquent Studios helps McDonald’s move even quicker.
Aquent Studios delivered speed, scale, and creative operations expertise to help McDonald’s in-house creative agency meet increased demand. The owner-operators of its 14,000+ U.S. locations remain hungry for more of our insights and innovation.
When consulting giant McKinsey needs top talent, they consult with us.
McKinsey breeds excellence and views us as a partner that understands their culture and goals. For 10+ years, we’ve helped them hire high-caliber employees—UX Designers, Product Designers, User Researchers, Writers, and Content Managers.
Merck’s digital agency spending had to be slashed with no side effects.
Global pharmaceutical giant Merck supports 40+ brands and too many agencies. Aquent Studios assembled a design execution team, on-site and off-site, cutting costs but maintaining quality.
Until AI has its own warmth and conversational skill, Microsoft needs Writers.
Microsoft envisioned an everywhere-you-go virtual assistant, Cortana. To keep its conversational style human, we staffed an innovative content mix of Screenplay Writers, Dialogue Doctors, and Comedians.
On a quest for the best talent, a Microsoft gaming studio turns to Aquent.
When Microsoft launched a new gaming studio in 2018, they turned to Aquent because of our rich working history, our knowledge of the gaming space, and our consultative approach. Today, nearly 60% of their team is Aquent Talent.
Some companies rave about their benefits. Our talent at Microsoft rave about using them.
When Microsoft wanted its staffing vendors to offer generous time off and leave benefits, we delivered customized benefits while fostering a culture where talent are encouraged to use them. Since implementing, turnover has dropped dramatically.
We help make it possible for Minecraft to create playgrounds where anything is possible.
With over 200 million copies sold, Minecraft is the #1 selling game of all time. Working out of Mojang’s Redmond, WA studios, our design talent are creating visuals to support the ever-evolving experience that is the game’s calling card.
Neon Media turns to Diversity+ to assemble a team that’s right on target.
Emmy® Award-winning transmedia studio, Neon Media, is developing Shrapnel, an innovative new shooter game. Our Diversity+ recruiting solution is helping them build a diverse team, including a super-talented new Lead Product Designer.
A Place For Mom
When you’re searching for A Place for Mom, SEO really matters.
Families all across North America searching for answers find them at A Place for Mom thanks to their effective SEO. When the client wanted a no-agency solution to increase revenue via search, we delivered an in-house SEO/SEM growth team to set strategic and creative direction.
Providence St. Joseph Health
Patients rely on Providence St. Joseph Health. The healthcare system relies on Aquent Scout.
On any given day, Providence St. Joseph Health has thousands of job openings. Since using Scout to help fill critical roles (Nurses, Physicians, etc.), they are receiving candidates much faster and have cut average fill time by a month.
Revlon makes beauty products. Our talent help make their communications beautiful.
In just nine months, we recruited 12 permanent employees for Revlon, including a Community Manager for the Almay brand, a Senior Manager for PR and Influencer Marketing, and the Senior Global Marketing Manager behind the launch of new brands.
Rockwell Automation is an expert in productivity. We help them expertly tell their story.
Rockwell Automation relies on Aquent Studios to be their on-site, in-house creative agency. The scalable Studios team produces branding, collateral, interactive video, VR, and more, including all aspects of the company’s trade show for 10K+ attendees.
We helped oilfield services giant Schlumberger find a precious resource—talent.
With a mandate to include UX from day zero on all tech projects, Schlumberger turned to us to hire UX Researchers, UX Designers, Design Thinkers, and Tech Writers to help create more effective project scoping, development, and tracking.
Our talent help Sephora maintain digital experiences that are beautiful inside and out.
Sephora is the #1 specialty beauty brand with over 2,500 stores in 32 countries. A constant, curated stream of talent from Aquent helps it deliver omnichannel experiences to digitally-immersed consumers. Now, online sales outpace in-store sales.
Shutterfly has a 100% happiness guarantee. We dared not promise less.
Aquent Studios transformed this digital photo powerhouse’s creative services model to adapt to growing pains and seasonal, rapid-fire volume. We’ve supported 1,500+ projects and, like Shutterfly, never disappointed.
It’s easy to find SiriusXM in cars now. But without us, good luck finding UX and CX.
We helped build SiriusXM’s Auto Experience Team, redefining streaming UX with mobile-first CX. That kind of talent is very hard to find—but not for us. We offer contract talent high-end benefits, so we attract the best. SiriusXM eventually hired half of our freelance team full-time.
Southern Company may be 75 years old, but it’s just as Millennial as Millennials.
We digitally transformed this energy company, its 10 subsidiaries, and its relationship with 9 million customers. Talent with fresh skill sets created a bill pay portal, mobile apps, and new revenue streams with an online marketplace of energy saving appliances and accessories.
Synchrony Financial credits us for helping build out their in-house agency.
Synchrony Financial replaced external agencies with a more reliable, cost-effective, in-house studio made up of Aquent Art Directors, Copywriters, Project Managers, Proofreaders, Video Editors, and Marketers.
Tatcha is inspired by Japanese beauty secrets. Our secret is finding the right talent.
When Tatcha needed to hire seasoned marketers for their line of Japanese luxury beauty products, they came to us. We recruited their Senior Director of Product Marketing and Director or Retail Marketing.
Better benefits for contingent talent simply computes at Texas Instruments.
The Corporate Communications Team at Texas Instruments supports a portfolio of 45,000 products. To attract and retain the best contingent talent, we redesigned their benefit packages. Today, worker satisfaction is way up, and turnover is way down.
Turn 10 Studios
Our racing-passionate talent shift into high gear for Turn 10 Studios’ Forza franchise.
From Photographers traveling the world to capture venues and vehicles to 3D Artists creating amazing photorealistic environments and hard surfaces (grass, trees, grandstands), our talent help Turn 10 Studios bring the entire Forza franchise to life.
RoboHead helps give UnitedHealthcare’s marketing a clean bill of health.
As the largest health insurance company in the world, UnitedHealthcare creates massive amounts of marketing and communications materials. Over 60 employees use RoboHead project management software to keep things running smoothly.
USAA goes above and beyond for military members. Aquent does the same for USAA.
USAA saw in Aquent many of the same things it stands for—expertise, a commitment to service, and industry-leading benefits. Our UX talent play a key role in helping USAA exceed the high expectations of the military community they serve.
Xbox was looking for hard-to-find, dual-skilled talent. We said game on.
To its 100 million active monthly users, Xbox Live is far more than a console. Our hybrid Designer-Developers have the visual and coding skills to help the premiere gaming ecosystem transform how games are distributed, played, and experienced.