At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.
AKQA is currently home to more than 2,000 employees in 21 offices around the world. Clients include Activision, Nike, Starbucks and Virgin Atlantic.
DIGITAL INNOVATION & SERVICE DESIGN
AKQA’s influential work is recognised worldwide for its pioneering approach, continuing to define and lead the industry.
We ideate, design and deliver iconic digital products and services that improve people’s lives. Our multidisciplinary team has been involved in some of the most groundbreaking projects across multiple industries. We collaborate with sophisticated clients to deliver a cohesive blueprint that will satisfy audience needs and surpass business goals.
Our distinguished social media practitioners have world-class capabilities and experience, delivering a sustained, integrated, managed, measurable ecosystem that is guided by our clients’ commercial requirements and new opportunities. AKQA's social media team has a unique leadership position that provides our clients with unrivalled competitive advantage, helping them to successfully navigate multiple regions, platforms and channels to deliver seamless solutions.
AKQA’s Data Science team is recognised as one of the world’s foremost groups, delivering highly sophisticated solutions to complex and challenging client requirements.
Many organisations – leaders in their respective industries – entrust their Data Science work to our team. Our use of advanced algorithms, analytics, knowledge of cutting-edge software and technologies is unrivalled. AKQA’s high-caliber Data Scientists are distinguished by their exceptional professional judgment, diversity of experience across categories and a proven track record of innovation.
AKQA's engineering-led approach delivers digital ecosystems for world leading brands.
Our approach strips out anything that does not improve performance. Our obsession with technical detail and sophisticated engineering rigour provides the means to operate at speed and scale, without compromise. The result is always a simpler, smarter, faster solution that will outperform expectations and rival services. Motivated by engineering frictionless solutions that endure and ideas previously thought impossible, we deliver the work that creates new categories and redefines existing ones.
BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION & COMMERCE
Our clients repeatedly tell us that AKQA’s commitment to meaningful, strategic innovation is one of the characteristics that differentiates our firm.
We accelerate our client’s innovation advantage through an entrepreneurial mindset. Combining the speed, agility, perspective and creativity of a start-up with best practice delivery capability, we help our clients to unlock new revenue streams and increase their relevance for a new generation of customers. The core philosophy and foundation of AKQA’s commerce work is that it should deliver industry leadership for clients.
2016 Agency of the Year | IAB UK
2016 Game Marketing Agency of the Year | PromaxBDA
2015 Best UK Agencies | The Drum
2015 Best Agency of the Year | Mixx Awards
2014 The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation
2014 Most Innovative Agency | Digiday Awards
2014 Most Awarded Design Company | Design Week Creative Survey
2013 Social Media Agency of the Year | The Drum Social Buzz Awards
2013 Agency of the Year | BIMA Awards
2013 Agency of the Year | Rev Awards
2012 Interactive Agency of the Year | Campaign BIG Awards
2012 Agency of the Year | IAB UK Creative Showcase Grand Prix
2012 Agency of the Year | AdWeek
2012 Agency of the Year | Eurobest