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Aquent Talent

With the right talent, anything is possible.

We put people at the centre of everything we do. It starts with matching the right talent to the right opportunities and building relationships that help people and organisations thrive. That's why we're the global leader in talent and recruiting for marketing, creative, and development. We're in the business of big wins for everyone.

Hire the talent you need, any way you want.

Contract & Freelance Hire

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

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Temp-to-perm Hire

With our Temp-to-Perm service, you can evaluate on-the-job performance, team chemistry, and business impact over 90 days before extending a permanent job offer. We'll manage every step of the process: recruiting and placing the best talent, assessing their performance and fit, and helping you make an informed hiring decision.

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Permanent Hire

Long-term success requires strategic hires. Our permanent recruiting service is highly personalised, matching marketing, creative and development talent to your needs. Our Talent Agents develop an in-depth understanding of the role, key performance milestones, and the business impact to find you the perfectly calibrated candidate. 

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Aquent Studios

Our global co/creation agency is built on a new model of engagement. We take partnerships further by enabling and empowering brands and crafting human-centred experiences together. We deliver scale, speed, and efficiency, and extend in-house teams' capacity, capabilities, and operations.

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Our areas of expertise

CX, UX & Service Design

Job Functions:

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

Creative & Design

Job Functions:

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

Development & Production

Job Functions:

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

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.

Marketing & Communications

Job Functions:

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

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.

Data & Analytics

Job Functions:

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

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.

Advantages of hiring Aquent Talent

Recruiting expertise

For all levels of roles, from Director to mid-weight, we assign a dedicated, experienced Talent Agent who focuses on specific practice areas, to provide you with a focused, highly personalised recruiting service.

Global talent network

Our talent pool is over 2 million strong across eight countries, and we employ 10,000 talent on client engagements annually. Our Talent Agents are always sourcing specialist talent to ensure they can consistently make the right match.

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, free skills training, frequent check-ins, and ongoing support.

Quality customer service

We consistently earn client and talent satisfaction scores that are nearly twice the industry average. We're in the business of people and bringing them together, and service is at the heart of everything we do.

Thorough talent evaluation

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

Our Relationships

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Going pedal to the metal with Turn 10 Studios, creators of the Forza gaming franchise.

We sent Photographers around the world to capture vehicles and venues and hired 3D Artists to build photorealistic racing environments. Collaborating with Turn 10 Studios, we offered a turbo boost, kicking the Forza gaming franchise into high gear.

Solution:

Aquent Talent

Bringing beauty, diversity, and discovery online through Sephora's omnichannel marketing.

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.

Solution:

Aquent Talent

When Google wants to find great talent, they ask us.

Over 400 Aquent talent have been placed in 15 Google divisions across the globe—from Google Play to Workspace, Nest to Maps. We fill roles for UX Researchers and Designers, Producers, Video Editors, Content Strategists, Project Managers, and more.

Solution:

Aquent Talent