BOSTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquent, the only global staffing organization dedicated to creative, marketing and digital roles for Fortune 1000 organizations, along with its new division Vitamin T today announced the start of its Summer of Learning program.
In order to adapt to the constant changes in the digital, creative and marketing industry, professionals are often faced with the challenge of filling a skill gap in order to remain competitive. In response to this, between July 23 – August 19, 2012, Aquent will offer its actively employed Talent Network access to the Creative Edge's entire collection of videos and books on graphic design, web design, photography, and more in an effort to help talent strengthen their skills. Creative Edge is an online network providing access to thousands of titles for beginners to advanced digital, marketing and creative professionals.
Beyond its talent network, Aquent will provide access to HTML5 training to anyone who is looking to build on their foundational HTML knowledge to keep pace with emerging web standards. This offering will help participants familiarize themselves with emerging Web standards and allow them to enhance their skills in order to be better candidates for the competitive digital job market.
"The need for skilled digital, marketing and creative talent is on the rise, and in this market, professionals need to actively find resources to stay ahead of the curve," said Alison Farmer, vice president of learning and development for Aquent. "Brands have realized they need a new playbook when it comes to their web presence, and as a result, we have seen a significant uptick in requests for talent with user experience, mobile and web development skills. The Summer of Learning will enable talent to go beyond their area of expertise, expanding their knowledge in new technologies in order to stay competitive - and in turn help these companies thrive."
With 25 years of experience, Aquent understands the challenges that digital, marketing and creative talent face as they strive to keep their competitive edge by leveraging emerging technologies. Aquent and Vitamin T are committed to employing the best talent in the industry and are taking an active role in connecting talent with resources to stay ahead of the curve. To learn more about the Summer of Learning program or find out about the creative, digital and marketing positions available through Aquent and Vitamin T, please go to www.thesummeroflearning.com.
Aquent is the only global staffing company dedicated to creative, marketing, and digital roles exclusively for Fortune 1000 companies. The world's most renowned global brands come to Aquent for high-caliber freelance talent. Its new division, Vitamin T, provides small, mid-sized and ad agency clients with faster, easier access to in-demand interactive talent. Aquent and Vitamin T have built an impressive global network of marketing and creative services professionals, including print and interactive designers, UX designers and developers, copywriters, brand managers, market researchers, and more. For more information go to www.aquent.com.
About Creative Edge
Creative Edge is an online collection of videos and books filled with the most current and thorough information available about graphic design, web design, photography, and more. Designers, photographers, marketing communications experts and other creative professionals use Creative Edge as their primary resource for research, problem solving, learning and certification training. Creative enthusiasts use the service to expand their knowledge on a variety of topics or to learn new skills.