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We set up a Academy-led design studio within the client’s organization, taking full responsibility for all the client’s design and digital requirements.

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Design Sprint Bootcamp

We run a brief, intense and immersive engagement, working together with the client through a Design Sprint while training the team on how to run one themselves.

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Build In-House

We work alongside the client to set up a design studio/innovation hub powered by their people, processes and technology.

Our Mission

Human Centered Design has become fundamental to the success of digital products. In an increasingly competitive landscape, organizations are realizing they need to bring design teams in-house to be be closer to the products themselves.


While teams move in-house that does not mean the Agency goes away, it just means we need to work differently together. After all Agencies can bring fresh ideas, top level talent and new approaches to problem solving. This means the model needs to shift so that Agencies can work closer to the product and side-by-side with the in-house teams, deeply embedded to ensure the success of a product and protect the clients investment.

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IN A NUTSHELL

“Design for us”


IN PRACTICE

We set up a Academy-led design studio within the client’s organization, taking full responsibility for all the client’s design and digital requirements.


DURATION

.1-6 years


BENEFITS

Driving digital transformation

Making an attractive business case


CHALLENGES

Foreign body syndrome

Developing the client’s own design capabilities


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Design Sprint Bootcamp


IN A NUTSHELL

“Help us learn by helping us do”


IN PRACTICE

We run a brief, intense and immersive engagement, working together with the client through a Design Sprint while training the team on how to run one themselves.


DURATION

30 days +


BENEFITS

Co-creating as one: Learning by doing

Cultural change


CHALLENGES

Attracting the right talent

Shock-induced rebellion

Making formal changes to ways of working

Broadening cultural change


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Build In-House


IN A NUTSHELL

“Help us to design ourselves”


IN PRACTICE

We work alongside the client to set up a design studio/innovation hub powered by their people, processes and technology.


DURATION

6 Months - 3 years


BENEFITS

Building capabilities in-house

Kicking off cultural change


CHALLENGES

Attracting the right talent

Sluggish culture adoption organization-wide


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Structure

We will help create the right organizational structure for a digital product design/development team.

Leadership

We will help you appoint the right leaders from both inside and out of your organization and train them on how to create a Design Led Culture.

Environment

We will show you how to create a culture that inspires creativity and is liberated to think differently. Create a psychologically and physically ‘safe’ space for designer teams to work freely.

Technical Specs

We will deliver technical specifications for equipment, software and office space requirements.

Talent & Skills

We will work with you to develop a strategy on recruiting talent, defining roles to fill, headcount, and interviewing.

Training

We will run a Design Sprint Bootcamp, training your team to conduct research/usability studies, build prototypes, use Sketch, create design language systems, and how collaborate with Developers using Agile methodologies.

RESEARCH

Stakeholder Interviews, Data Analysis, Field Studies, Personas

UX/UI DESIGN

Sketch, Design Language Systems, Branding, Zeplin, Icons, Logos

PROTOTYPING

InVision, Craft, UXPin, Framer, Flinto, Marvel, Principal, Keynote

USABILITY TESTING

Qualitative Research, Scripts, Questions, Analysis, Recruitment

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Timelines, Budgets, JIRA, Stand Ups, SCRUM, Agile, Sprint Planning

DEVELOPMENT

Front-end, Back-end, Atomic Design, Mobile Apps, Web Apps

BUSINESS ANALYTICS

BI Dashboards, PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik Sense

CONSULTING

Workshops, Team Training, Strategy, Design Thinking

BRANDING

Logos, Design Language Systems, Marketing Materials

Our Areas

of Expertise

Our belief is that working with people from a diverse set of skills leads to building better products. Our religion is Design Thinking and our process is Product Relays™. We bring Designers, Engineers, Product Managers, UX Researchers and Decision Makers together early in the process so everyone feels like their voice is being heard.


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