We don’t just find you great talent.
We find you the right talent.

We know our talent deeply, their skills, and where they’ll shine. We focus on your goals and understanding exactly who you need. We’ve been at this for 35 years, and we still love connecting our clients and talent to create great things together.

Content & Writing

Craft clear, crisp content along every step in the customer journey.

Example Roles:
  • Content Producer
  • Content Strategist
  • Copy Editor
  • Copywriter
  • Instructional Designer
  • Proofreader
  • Proposal Writer
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Content Editor
Client Successes:
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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.

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Until AI has its own warmth and conversational skill, Microsoft needs writers.

Microsoft envisioned an everywhere-you-go virtual assistant app, Cortana. To keep its conversational style human, we staffed an innovative content mix of screenplay writers, dialogue doctors, and comedians.

Creative

Move your audience and drive your business forward with compelling creative.

Example Roles:
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Creative Operations
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Packaging Designer
  • Presentation Specialist
  • Production Artist
  • Project Manager
  • Video Editor
  • Visual Designer
Client Successes:
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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.

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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.

Digital Accessibility

Deliver inclusive experiences that leave no one behind.

Example Roles:
  • Accessibility Analyst
  • Accessibility Architect
  • Accessibility Designer
  • Accessibility Developer
  • Accessibility Engineer
  • Accessibility QA Tester
  • Accessibility Specialist
Client Successes:
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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.

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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.

Experience Design

Transform complex challenges into engaging products and services.

Example Roles:
  • Design Operations
  • Information Architect
  • Interaction Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Service Designer
  • UI Designer
  • UX Architect
  • UX Copywriter
  • UX Designer
  • UX Operations
  • UX Researcher
  • UX Strategist
  • Visual Designer
Client Successes:
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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.

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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.

Gaming

Create immersive and engaging experiences that excite players.

Example Roles:
  • Audio Designer
  • Character Artist
  • Environment Artist
  • Gameplay Animator
  • Graphics Software Engineer
  • Lighting Artist
  • Narrative Animator
  • Producer
  • QA Tester
  • Surfacing Artist
Client Successes:
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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.

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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.

Marketing

Reach, engage, convert, and retain your target across touchpoints and experiences with your brand.

Example Roles:
  • Data Analyst
  • Demand Generation Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • e-Commerce Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Market Researcher
  • Marketing Automation Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Operations
  • Paid Search Specialist
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Project Manager
  • SEO Manager
  • Social Media Manager
Client Successes:
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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.

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We may be in a retail apocalypse, but it’s also Sephora’s golden age.

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.

Tech

Bring modern web and mobile experiences to life and achieve digital transformation.

Example Roles:
  • Back End Developer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Front End Developer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Product Manager
  • Project Manager
  • QA Analyst
  • Rapid Prototyper
  • Software Engineer
  • UI Developer
  • Web Developer
Client Successes:
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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.

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During a news season like no other, we helped CNN tell stories like never before.

After working with CNN for over 10 years, we helped the newly formed Visual News Team at CNN Digital. Our Visual Journalist talent create sophisticated graphics with JavaScript to bring engaging stories to life.


Hire the talent you need, any way you want.

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Staffing

The skills you need, right when you need them. Hire contingent talent or freelancers for everything from quick, urgent deliverables to long-term projects.

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Progressive Hire

Assess fit before you commit. Progressive Hire is our take on temp-to-perm with a 90-day “test drive” and great support for clients and new hires.

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Direct Hire

Direct Hire is our permanent placement service for important roles and strategic hires.

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Managed Talent Services

A creative partner that delivers. Outsource creative projects to our managed talent services to maximize your team’s capabilities and increase efficiency.

Learn more about “Managed Talent Services”

Our Agents are experts at what they do.
Our technology makes them even better.

Our recruiters bring the human element to every match they make. We supercharge their efforts with unique recruiting tools and technologies. By combining the best of both worlds, we get you the right fit, faster than ever.

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Aquent Persona

Persona is a needs-assessment tool for UX roles that enables you to quickly get on the same page with your recruiter.

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Aquent's Book

Book is a portfolio search engine we developed to pinpoint exactly the right creative for your needs from our talent network.

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Why partner with Aquent?

Global talent network

Our talent pool is over 2 million strong across 8 countries, and we employ 10,000 talent on client engagements annually. Agents are always meeting fresh faces and growing their pipeline to ensure they can consistently make the right match.

Recruiting expertise

Our Agents are experienced recruiters, and many were former Designers, Developers, and Marketers themselves. They also focus on specific industries, so they have a nuanced understanding of recruiting for your business.

Thorough evaluation

We screen talent to ensure they have the right skills and are a great culture fit. Our process includes video interviews, portfolio reviews, skills assessments, and reference checks with Agents and our network of subject matter experts.

Exceptional talent care

We value and take care of talent whether an engagement lasts a day or a year. We provide efficient onboarding, weekly pay, fast eligibility for industry-leading benefits, free skills training, frequent check-ins, and ongoing support.

Quality customer service

We’re proud winners of ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing for many years running because it shows our commitment to clients and talent. We’re in the business of people and bringing them together, and service is at the heart of everything we do.

110% guarantee

If you’re not fully satisfied with your Aquent talent, we provide a refund—plus an extra 10%. That’s how sure we are of our people and our process.

Minority-owned supplier

We’re a Certified Minority Owned Business (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). In fact, we’re the largest staffing MBE in the U.S. and hold the elite Corporate Plus designation achieved by 1% of certified MBEs.


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