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Why Work With Us

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 nonprofitspursuing social justice, creating a sustainable future, and so much more.

You are our first priority. Let us show you.

We believe work should be…


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


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.


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.


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…”


“Aquent has a genuine care for their employees. They understand people and treat you like a person, not a disposable asset or a number.”


“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!”


“I really enjoy working with Aquent. The recruiters are awesome, and the assignments and support are really top notch.”


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 Stories:
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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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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.


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 Stories:
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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.

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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.

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 Stories:
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COVID-19 called for dramatic action. CVS called on Aquent Plus 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 Aquent Plus, supporting the vaccination rollout at a critical time.

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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.

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 Stories:
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Talent who go the extra mile, just like a pair of Levi's jeans.

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.

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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.

Metaverse & Gaming

Create immersive experiences that engage consumers and excite players.

Example Roles:

  • 3D Artist / Modeler
  • Audio Designer
  • Character Artist
  • Environment Artist
  • Gameplay Animator
  • Graphics Software Engineer
  • Lighting Artist
  • Narrative Animator
  • Producer
  • Product Manager
  • QA Tester
  • Surfacing Artist
  • Web3 / Metaverse Engineer
Client Stories:
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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.

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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.


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 Stories:
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Audi is shifting its digital performance into high gear with Aquent talent.

Audi and 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.

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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.


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 Stories:
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We scored big with an app for Booz Allen Hamilton that predicts football teams' plays.

To rapidly expand Booz Allen Hamilton's Mobile and Web App Teams, we swiftly assembled Developers, UX and UI Designers, and Content Management Specialists to work on high profile projects like an app that helps football teams predict opponents' plays.

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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.

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.


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.


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.

Reduce your carbon footprint

We're on our way to becoming carbon-negative—one of the first in our industry to make this commitment. When you work with us, you make less of an impact on the environment.