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Freelance and Contract Recruitment

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 and contract marketing, design, and technology 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 marketing, design, and technology skill sets to work for the world's biggest brands with the most exacting needs.

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.

Human-centred Design

Job Functions:

  • CXO
  • CX Lead
  • Senior CX Designer
  • CX Designer
  • Service Design Lead
  • Senior Service Designer
  • Service Designer
  • Head of UX
  • Chapter Lead
  • UX Lead
  • Senior UX Researcher
  • UX Researcher
  • Senior UX Designer
  • UX Designer
  • Junior UX Designer
  • Product Design Lead
  • Senior Product Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Junior Product Designer
  • Senior UI Designer
  • UI Designer
  • Design Systems Lead
  • DesignOps Manager

Creative Design

Job Functions:

  • Creative Director
  • Design Director
  • Senior Digital Designer
  • Digital Designer
  • Junior Digital Designer
  • Senior Graphic Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Junior Graphic Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Finished Artist

Production & Studio Management

Job Functions:

  • Executive Digital Producer
  • Senior Digital Producer
  • Digital Producer
  • Junior Digital Producer
  • Creative Services Manager
  • Studio Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Traffic Manager
  • Video Producer
  • Video Editor

Product, Project & Program Management

Job Functions:

  • Program Director
  • Program Manager
  • Head of Digital Product
  • Digital Product Manager
  • Digital Product Owner
  • Digital Project Manager
  • Scrum Master

Marketing & Communications

Job Functions:

  • CMO
  • Head of Digital
  • Head of Marketing
  • Marketing Director
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Campaign Manager
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Email Marketing Specialist
  • Marketing Executive
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Head of Brand
  • Brand Manager
  • Head of eCommerce
  • eCommerce Manager
  • Head of CRM
  • CRM Marketing Manager
  • Loyalty Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Head of Growth
  • Growth Marketing Manager
  • Head of Personalisation
  • Personalisation Manager
  • Head of Performance
  • Performance Marketing Manager
  • SEO Manager
  • Performance Marketing Specialist
  • Head of Communications
  • Communications Manager
  • Internal Communications Manager
  • Communications Specialist
  • Head of Social
  • Social Media Manager
  • Community Manager
  • Head of Content
  • Content Marketing Manager
  • Content Strategist
  • Content Producer
  • Senior Copywriter
  • Copywriter
  • Junior Copywriter

Data & Analytics

Job Functions:

  • Head of Data and Analytics
  • Digital Analytics Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Business Analyst
  • Customer Insights Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Digital Marketing Analyst

Web, App & Software Development

Job Functions:

  • CTO
  • Head of Engineering
  • Engineering Manager
  • Technical Lead
  • Senior Front End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • Junior Front End Developer
  • Senior Full Stack Developer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Senior Back End Developer
  • Back End Developer
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • iOS Developer
  • Android Developer
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • AR / XR / VR Engineer
  • Blockchain Engineer
  • Data Engineer

Why hire freelance and contract talent

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.

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