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Marketing Communications Design

Breakthrough a crowded market with smart & innovative creative.

We combine insight, design and champion the brand – yours. Add to that an affinity for technology and business acumen and the upshot is breakthrough creative. For you that means compelling marketing, promotional campaigns and sales collateral that communicates the value of your products and services. We help build your brand and grow your business.

Activate your brand

Make a positive emotional connection between your customer and your brand. With targeted materials that inspire meaningful response, we help companies create brand experiences that activate interest, trial and loyalty.

INCREASE YOUR VISIBILITY

Whether you need to drive customers to your website or portal, increase conversions for your enterprise software or gain support for organisational change, we help make you more visible with integrated marketing communications.

Where to start

Whether your initiative demands the creation of new marketing communications materials or an upgrade, we begin by talking to senior stakeholders to define your vision, mission, objectives and review your current visual assets.

We can conduct research to examine current perceptions held about your organisation and your brand and a formal audit to uncover your perceived strengths and weaknesses.

TIMING
The typical duration for a marketing communications initiative is 4-8 weeks.

how we do it

Our approach is highly collaborative. First we develop several concepts to express your creative vision.

Once agreement is established on a creative direction, we create comprehensive designs appropriate to the medium, whether it’s physical (a simple flyer, a brochure) or digital (an online property).

What you get

Deliverables include a formal presentation of design concepts with a clearly defined aesthetic vision and the final print and/or online materials that support your marketing objectives.

Through a combination of strategic insight, compelling design and business acumen, tightly targeted marketing communication helps drive the response you’re looking for.


Experience Thinking™

Our Experience Thinking™ process underpins every project we undertake, elevating the product development process by recognizing users and stakeholders as meaningful contributors to the design cycle. The result:
powerful insights and creative design solutions that meet real user and customer needs. Click to learn more >>

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  • Innovation
    Innovation explores big ideas and boils them down to enable exciting outcomes.

    - Opportunity Scouting
    - Experience Immersion
    - Concept Incubation
  • Strategy
    An innovative strategy successfully integrates the goals of business, customers and users.

    - Product Strategy
    - Customer Needs
    - User Needs
  • Research
    Gain the insight you need to design it right the first time.

    - Ethnographic Research
    - User Personas & Scenarios
    - Experience Mapping
  • Design
    More than aesthetics, design also looks at interaction, and use.

    - Information Architecture
    - Wireframes & Interaction Design
    - Graphic Design
  • Testing
    Testing provides the real feedback you need to make impactful changes.

    - User Experience Testing
    - Heuristic Assessments
    - Usability Testing
  • Construction
    We work shoulder-to-shoulder with your engineering team every step of the way.

    - UX Specifications
    - UX Styleguides & Standards
    - Front-end coding: HTML/CSS
Leo Poll
President Akendi UK

Start the journey to better experiences! Our experience thinking approach is just the beginning.
How can we help you?

Leo Poll
President Akendi UK
contact@akendi.co.uk

Our UX & SD Work

View how we’ve created Intentional Experiences.

Expert vs. User Based?

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What our clients are saying

“Great week! I look forward to trying out the methods when I get back to work”

Participant,
UX Research Training, UK Jan '14

What is Usability?

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Who we are

Our multidisciplinary team of experts skillfully bridges the gap between the goals of business, design and technology.

Akendi brings together innovation, strategy, research, design, and testingexpertise all under one roof.

Our XT Process

Our Culture

Snacktime!

Our Friday lunch and lots of snacks fuel all our hard work and creativity.

Who we are

Our multidisciplinary team of experts skillfully bridges the gap between the goals of business, design and technology.

Akendi brings together innovation, strategy, research, design, and testing expertise all under one roof.

Our XT Process

Our Culture

"Remarkable product and service experiences meet real human needs."

Snacktime!

Our Friday lunch and lots of snacks fuel all our hardwork and creativity.