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Napkin-sketch to branded experience.
We are a fresh take on the full-service digital agency.
Using a people-centered approach, we help startups and corporations define, design and develop digital products, services and experiences, and create deep connection and loyalty with the right audiences.
WE ARE AKKO.
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Customer Experience (UX)
reveals the framework by which you're addressing real needs and desires.
Helping frame the *right* problem to solve.
Designing intuitive and addictive interactions.
Visualizing, prototyping & testing digital products.
creates emotional connection through stunningly appropriate UI & branding.
Defining & refining a brand's essential style.
Communicating your product in a crisp way.
Memorable & engaging pixel-perfect designs.
is a customer-driven partnership to help things evolve painlessly.
Roadmapping the long-term vision.
Aligning business, marketing and customer goals.
Promotional strategy for stickiness & loyalty.
Since 2010, we've helped dozens of companies go from napkin sketch to game-changing innovation to helping take a product viral. We worked with a variety of industries including Financial Services, Fashion, Enterprise, Music, Lifestyle & Health, Transportation, and more.
WE LIKE TO WORK WITH:
In less than a day, you can have a team with skills ranging from interaction designers to visual designers, copywriters to strategists, motion graphic artists to prototypers.
If anyone tells you there's a three step, fool-proof method to design, be skeptical. We listen first, create a custom program for you and roll with the punches if things need to change.
We're a boutique agency. That means you'll be working directly with directors and talent and aren't paying for lots of middlemen, bureaucracy, or inefficiency.
We get it. It's your baby. We won't bulldoze your ideas nor are we overly polite. Think of us as members of your team.
Lean & Affordable
You'll be working with best-in-class talent at a pricepoint competitive with hiring full timers and freelancers. You'll get more, quicker for less.
We've helped our clients hire teams, invested in them, helped them network in the tech scene and more. Our shortest engagement was 2 weeks and our longest over a year.
Short or Long-Term Partners
Studio Akko was an awesome supporter and partner for Uber in the early days. They understand iterative design and working with limited time and resources. Ron and his crew are always a pleasure.
Ryan Graves, Head of Global Operations
Uber, San Francisco
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Akko's work strikes just the right note of friendliness and approachability, helping visitors overcome barriers to entry. The great part is the tone — this can be a fun, simple thing.
Erin Coburn, Head of Department of Digital Media
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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New Product Incubation
Brand Strategy & Promotion
Branding & Web Design
We don't just solve our client's toughest problems. We love to identify our own.
Working with innovative companies means our team are also seasoned at incubating our own product concepts quickly and efficiently, releasing them into the wild, and seeing what sticks. We like to experiment.
Innovation doesn't happen in a vacuum.
We host a number of events in New York City to bring together innovators to come together to get inspired, make connections, find collaborators, and get feedback. Our audiences include artists, designers, technologists, entrepreneurs, and the generally curious.