|[March 11, 2014]
Global UX Design Firm Idean Opens Austin Studio
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Idean, a leading international creative design agency specializing in
user experience, today announced it has opened an Austin office with
plans to expand its staff by the end of the year. Idean works with
Fortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley startups and venture capital
firms, with a growing client base in Austin-based Silicon Hills.
"It's good to see a global design agency like Idean putting down roots
in Austin, a fantastic place to find and attract creative talent, this
is why IBM (News - Alert) has established its main design studio in Austin. Idean does
amazing UX work and will be an exciting addition to the growing local
tech and design ecosystem," said Pierre Henri Clouin, Program Director,
Strategy and Operations, IBM Design.
Idean as perfected the art of creating an amazing user experience
because improving the bottom line happens when users connect with the
product. Idean designers strategically accelerate the product design and
development process to help brands become invaluable to their customers.
The Austin market is part of a strategic expansion plan with additional
growth and more North American design studios forecasted for 2014.
"We are selectively implementing a growth strategy which allows us to
open centers in high growth areas. Austin is a logical location because
it's a hotbed of amazingly talented designers and coders. We are
extremely excited to open up a design studio in Austin because the
city's culture fits perfectly with our values at Idean. We look forward
to continued growth and ability to deliver some serious UX awesomeness,"
said Risto Lähdesmäki, CEO, Idean.
Idean is a Finnish design agency dedicated to delivering the best
possible user experiences. Founded in 1999, Idean has worked with
thousands of clients around the world to maximize the value of their
digital solutions. According to Forbes, Idean has created a
diverse, fun, flexible learning and development environment. Idean has
offices in Palo Alto (News - Alert), California, and Helsinki and Tampere in Finland.
The growing Idean team of world-class experts is passionate about
creating unique, cutting edge digital products and services.
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