AKQA is an ideas and innovation company that specializes in creating digital services and products. AKQA has offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Paris, Washington, D.C., Amsterdam, Berlin, Shanghai, Tokyo, Atlanta and Portland, with 1,200 full-time employees.
Posts about Akqa
  • 50 Quotes That’ll Make You a Better Content Marketer

    … Content marketing may be the hot new trend in the content marketing world, but it’s also the underdog—the discipline with the least budget, most doubters, and highest degree of difficulty when it comes to doing it well. But when you’re doing it well, it’s also an incredible amount of fun. As David Carr said, “Creating media content…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 24 readers -
  • For AKQA, creative display is essential to brand campaigns

    …, componentized with machine-learning data decisioning pushing this all along. Google has a lot of interest in this. They’re already auto-translating Flash into HTML for mobile. How close to you think the industry is to seeing your wish come true? There are only a few vendors trying to solve these things. We see companies like Celtra and Google…

    Digiday- 15 readers -
  • Mobile Media Summit Takes on Apps and Ads in San Francisco

    … Katelman, EVP, global strategic partnerships, digital at Omnicom Media Group; Dave Marsey, EVP, managing director at DigitasLBi; Mike Parker, chief digital officer at McCann; Justin Smith, EVP, ECD, chief innovation officer at Doner and Scott Symonds, managing director of media at AKQA To register and to view the full agenda and speaker list visit: http://mobilemediasummit.com/sf. As a Street Fight reader, save 10 percent on tickets with code SFM10. …

    Street Fight- 4 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about BuzzFeed in 2014

    … and comedian Jordan Peele will join BuzzFeed Motion Pictures as advisers — additions that should help BuzzFeed understand what it takes to make it in Hollywood. “People used to think that media companies on the Web were going to be small, low-cost operations that couldn’t do any of the things that traditional media has done,” BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti said…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digidayin Social- 32 readers -
  • The best agency holiday cards of 2014

    … recipients to follow them on their various social platforms to get the treats. Happy Holidays from The Gate. Watch the hands, Santa. #gateholiday pic.twitter.com/Ws2UBOqx2X — The Gate NY (@GateNY) December 1, 2014 AKQA The digital agency went mobile-first for its holiday site, creating Winterlands, a mobile-optimized 3D snow-globe…

    Tanya Dua/ Digiday- 13 readers -
  • DigitasLBi’s UK CEO on technology, growth and Madonna

    …. Clearly, there’s new competition. I hear there are 70 people writing code and working on [Adobe] CQ5 at Accenture now. They weren’t doing that five or 10 years ago. But there’s no creative soul there. You can’t buy that. It’s either in your company’s culture and DNA, or it isn’t. On the other side, you now have everyone in adland now saying they do…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 10 readers -
  • Execs from AKQA, Huge, CP+B, TBWA to speak at the Digiday Agency Summit

    …” sessions followed by in-depth discussions on issues ranging from the agency talent crisis, to integrating technology, driving innovation, and building relationships with clients, platforms and startups. Speakers already confirmed for the event include: Patti Clifford, chief talent officer, Havas Worldwide Ben Jones, CTO, AKQA Winston Binch…

    Digiday- 10 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about agencies in 2014

    … an Accenture or Deloitte would. At the same time, this year, more agencies decided to start backing early-stage startups, continuing a trend from last year. In 2013, IPG invested in mobile startup Kiip; WPP invested in social marketing company Buddy Media (later sold to Salesforce) and also put Tom Bedecarre of AKQA in charge of WPP Ventures; and MDC…

    Shareen Pathak/ Digiday- 12 readers -
  • In defense of Shingy: ‘He’s like a hired artist’

    …-rolling, but offstage, he knows who controls the budgets. That’s why he wins praise from top executives at agencies like DigitasLBi and AKQA. “He’s passionate about marketing, and even if it’s a bit of a show, you don’t always get that same energy or interest from others,” said Adam Shlachter, chief investment officer at Digitas. He’s a champion…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 5 readers -
  • AKQA named top agency at 2014 Digiday Awards

    … under Betaworks’s ever-widening umbrella — cops a distinctly renegade attitude when it comes to digital media. Utility is the first word that comes to mind when we think of Betaworks, Bitly, Socialflow, Instapaper and Chartbeat were all tools created at Betaworks that grew into their own independent companies. Digg was saved by the ingenuity…

    Erin Phillips/ Digidayin Mobile Google- 24 readers -
  • Could you get a job at AKQA? Take its hiring quiz

    … Google’s not the only one with a hiring quiz with crazy questions. WPP Group’s AKQA has its own version of a test it gives to job applicants who want to land a gig at this agency. It’s not surprising: Finding and retaining good talent is a serious headache for the agency world — in fact, it’s the No. 1 concern for most shops. The questions…

    Shareen Pathak/ Digiday- 8 readers -
  • Bra-cams and other great creative from around the world

    This is the second installment of Digiday’s series that highlights interesting, creative, funny or otherwise notable digital projects from around the globe. While these lists are by no means meant to be comprehensive, it is our intent to shine a light on the rest of the world’s current best. Please send me tips. A Swedish haircare company comes out with a campaign for a message.

    Tanya Dua/ Digiday- 3 readers -
  • A tour of Manhattan’s West SoHo, the new Madison Avenue

    … being you. Best coffee? The best espresso in the hood (cue another argument) is at Ground Support on West Broadway. I don’t do lattes, but lots of people who do swear GS’s are among the very best they’ve ever had. Try the prosciutto, taleggio and rhubarb-strawberry jam. Also, look up from your iPhone, because there is probably someone very…

    Shareen Pathak/ Digiday- 4 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!
More from around the web