Scale talent the right way to get bigger faster — and also better.

We believe in the power of a flexible workforce—temporary Talent, contingent labour, the extended workforce, contractors, and freelancers—to help companies be more agile and responsive to changing business priorities and market conditions.

Our highly experienced Talent Agents source the freelance or contract digital marketing, creative and development Talent you need — whether you’re building out a new web experience, optimising your digital marketing campaigns, or creating your service design methodology.

Access valuable talent who have put their specialised digital marketing, creative and development skill sets to work for the world’s biggest brands with the most exacting needs.

Advantages

  • Consultative approach

    For all freelance and contract requirements, we assign a dedicated, experienced Talent Agent to provide you with a focused, highly personalised, ongoing service — during, and beyond the assignment.

  • Targeted strategy

    We ensure that we understand your marketing and strategic objectives, the impact the role will have on your business, and collaborate with you on a plan for long term success.

  • Talent on demand

    Our deep Talent pool, of pre-screened, pre-assessed and ready to work Talent gives you immediate access to the top Talent with the skills you require to deliver projects on time and on budget, every time.

  • Bespoke screening

    Tailored to your needs, our behavioural, competency and technical-based screening processes mean we supply the Talent who meet your exact requirements.

  • Flexible working arrangements

    Our extensive Talent pool means we can supply Talent who are able to work to your specific requirements —from part-time, short term and remote; to full-time, long term and onsite — we have the Talent who can help.

  • Compliance & onboarding

    We ensure talent compliance with background screenings and any specific onboarding requirements you may need.

  • Check-in & align

    Our regular and systematic quality checks with hiring managers and Talent, guarantees client and Talent alignment and successful outcomes.

  • Aquent's time choice

    When freelance and contract talent require non-hourly rates, Aquent’s Time Choice option enables you to pay them daily or weekly.

  • Secure your creative

    If you need Aquent to supply equipment for Talent on freelance or contract assignments, we ensure your creative deliverables are always protected with Aquent Secure Creative, our SOC 2® Type 2 environment.

Our areas of expertise

From Front End Development to Content Production, and UX Design to Digital Business Analysis and marketing, we’ve got the Talent to match the expertise you need, right when you need them.

CX, UX & Service Design

Our Talent help you create cutting-edge products, services and customer experiences through a human-centred design approach. Our user experience designers define the end-to end experience users engage in when using an application or a website to create and improve the way users can interact seamlessly with digital products and services. Our service and customer experience designers create end-to-end service experiences across all channels and touch points, from a customer and organisational perspective.

Job Functions:

  • Service Design
  • Customer Experience Design
  • Customer Journey Mapping
  • User Experience Design
  • UX Strategy
  • User Research
  • Product Design
  • Wireframing
  • Information Design
  • Prototyping
  • Usability Testing
  • Information Architecture
  • UX Writing
  • Conversational Design
  • Design Systems Development
  • Design Leadership

Creative & Design

Blending an artistic eye with technological know-how, our creative and design Talent know how to create beautiful solutions and experiences for web and print. They are adept at creating mockups, email templates, landing pages, microsites and banner ads, as well as creating impactful content across video, copywriting and VR/AR environments.

Job Functions:

  • Web Design
  • UI Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Graphic Design
  • App Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • AR/VR Design
  • Videography
  • Copywriting
  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Design Direction
  • Finished Art
  • Illustration

Development & Production

Whether working from scratch or customising a CMS such as WordPress or Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), our developers and digital production Talent know how to create engaging online experiences for web and mobile campaigns. Our developers offer expertise in developing, debugging, maintaining, and enhancing code written in HTML, HTML5, XML, CSS, Flash, Flex, JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Node, Vue and Ember), jQuery, PHP, and Python. With Talent experienced in working within, and running an agile and/or waterfall environment, they also bring expertise in mobile application development with object-oriented JavaScript frameworks, as well as prototyping and developing working specifications for responsive sites.

Job Functions:

  • Front End Development
  • Full Stack Development
  • Back End Development
  • UI Development
  • DevOps
  • Native App Development
  • AR/VR Development
  • Agile, Scrum & Coaching
  • Product Management
  • Digital Production
  • Digital Project Management
  • Studio/Traffic Management

Marketing & Communications

From building out the customer experience to producing engaging and action-driven content, and implementing marketing technologies to automating marketing functions, we provide marketing and communications Talent with the know-how to deliver results. From strategy to execution — both agency and client-side — we'll match you with the Talent you need.

Job Functions:

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Automation
  • Marketing Technology
  • Digital Marketing
  • eCommerce
  • Content Production
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Loyalty & CRM
  • Brand Management
  • SEO / SEM
  • Corporate Communications
  • PR Agency Account Management
  • Change Management
  • Agency Account Management
  • Media Planning

Data & Analytics

Our data and analytics Talent are fast becoming the key to an organisation's success. From customer segmentation projects to deep dive business analytics, they have the skills to manage and model the huge volume of data available. Our Talent can then help you draw deep insights to optimise marketing campaigns or define and build business cases for investment in digital products and technologies.

Job Functions:

  • Marketing Optimisation
  • Customer Insights
  • Conversion Rate Optimisation
  • Digital Business Analytics
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Data Modelling
  • Data Architecture
  • Data Engineering
  • Data Visualisation
  • Database Administration
  • Business Intelligence
  • Machine Learning Engineering

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Case Study


Our talent help Morgan Stanley make their mark on Broadway and beyond.

Client Success

For 10+ years our talent have worked to set and execute design standards for Morgan Stanley’s global brand. High profile work includes a main website refresh and responsibility for Morgan Stanley’s ever-changing digital billboard in Times Square.

Case Study


When AARP decided to take on the human brain, they counted on ours.

Client Success

“Staying Sharp” is a cognitive assessment and brain training program, one of AARP’s largest initiatives. We provide award-winning UX design, interactive media, project management, and social response talent. Aquent works across AARP digital strategy, but Staying Sharp will blow your mind.

Case Study


Southern Company may be 75 years old, but it’s just as Millennial as Millennials.

Client Success

Aquent has 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.

Case Study


Google doesn’t use an algorithm to find great talent. They use us.

Client Success

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.

Case Study


Helping Toyota quickly switch gears during the COVID-19 crisis.

Client Success

Toyota’s TILT Lab is usually focused on innovative automobile component manufacturing. During the COVID-19 crisis, our creative talent documented the lab’s efforts to produce plastic face shields for medical professionals on the front lines.