Since day one, we’ve put people first.

We take our responsibility to our talent seriously—they’re our employees, after all. That’s why we foster an environment that’s welcoming to people of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. It’s why we work so hard to match you with your dream role, provide platinum-level benefits, offer training and career development, and help find your next opportunity as your engagement wraps up. And it’s why we work every day to do better: supporting nonprofits, pursuing social justice, creating a sustainable future, and so much more.

You are our first priority. Let us show you.


We believe work
should be…

Flexible

Work doesn’t need to be constrained to a traditional career path, the four walls of an office, or a 9-to-5 schedule.

Empowering

It’s your career—you should be in the driver’s seat. We give you the opportunities, tools, and guidance to create the career you want.

Inclusive

We value diversity and are building a more inclusive environment where everyone can contribute, grow, and thrive.

Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Aquent.

Equal

Whether you’re a full-time staffer or a part-time freelancer, you’ll be taken care of as an employee with great benefits and HR support.

We love our talent. We’re thrilled they feel the same way.

We’re the proud recipient of ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Award for Talent Satisfaction for 11 years and counting.



“The thing about Aquent is, they know talent and clients as individuals. They always match us to the job. No one is just a body, not just the other side of the email. I feel like they’re always there for us...”
Lauri M., Writer & Branding Consultant
“Aquent has a genuine care for their employees. They understand people and treat you like a person, not a disposable asset or a number.”
Michael G., Analytics Lead
“As a freelancer, I have worked with MANY creative placement agencies, and NONE compare to Aquent. You are head and shoulders above the rest in every respect of the process!”
Valerie S., Graphic Designer
“I really enjoy working with Aquent. The recruiters are awesome, and the assignments and support are really top notch.”
Jason W., UX Designer

Roles we fill.

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:
Image for Marketing fast meal delivery to millennials, Amazon couldn’t wait for slow foodie writers.
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.

Image for Until AI has its own warmth and conversational skill, Microsoft needs writers.
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:
Image for Adobe products inspire creativity. We help make tutorials that get it started.
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.

Image for Helping Warner Media’s Crunchyroll bring anime to life for die-hard fans worldwide.
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:
Image for Ontario was committed to meeting 2021 accessibility requirements, and we helped exceed them.
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.

Image for Helping CVS become more accessible so they can help all people live healthier lives.
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:
Image for It’s easy to find SiriusXM in cars now. But without us, good luck finding UX and CX.
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.

Image for Helping Capital One transform its digital and physical spaces. That’s banking reimagined.
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:
Image for Our talent make the mission possible for Japanese digital media firm, CyberAgent.
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.

Image for On a quest for the best talent, a Microsoft gaming studio turns to Aquent.
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:
Image for In the race for more Millennial customers, Capital Financial Group goes digital-first.
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.

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

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


Why choose Aquent?

Endless opportunities

Want to work with the biggest brands? Or the next hot startup? Our clients run the gamut, across nearly every industry. Whether you prefer remote or on-site, part-time or full-time, temporary or permanent roles, look no further.

EXPLORE CLIENTS

Fair, fast pay

We closely monitor the job market and hiring trends to ensure our pay rates are competitive and equitable. And since talent are our W-2 employees, you get paid weekly (within a few days of submitting your timecard). No more chasing down invoices!

Amazing employee benefits

Think working with a staffing agency means you won’t get great benefits? Luckily, we’re not your typical staffing agency. Our comprehensive package covers all your needs—health, financial, life, and career—so you don’t have to sacrifice stability in return for flexible work.

SEE BENEFITS

Responsive, dedicated team

Your Agent is committed to your success, staying in regular contact with you and the client during your engagement. They’ll provide frequent feedback, coaching, and career guidance. And they’re always here to answer questions and quickly address any issues for you.

Career resources

Agents provide coaching and development plans to help grow your career. And even when you’re not on an engagement, you can take our online Gymnasium courses by experts like Ethan Marcotte and Brad Frost.

Ready to work with us?