ÄKTA Names Sara Frisk VP of Brand Strategy

Frisk will lead ÄKTA’s Brand Strategy practice area, helping clients create compelling brand experiences at all phases of their digital journey.

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What We Do

We specialize in User Experience Design, Mobile Application Development, Innovation Consulting and Brand Experience and Strategy in business and consumer markets. Clients come to ÄKTA from across all sectors for the answers and results they’re looking for to drive success.

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Raise Mobile App

From the initial user research phases to execution, the groundbreaking mobile app opened Raise to an entire new audience in a market ripe for disruption.

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Our Work

Our work reflects an unwavering focus on the art and science of humanistic experience design. We build for a constantly growing array of technology platforms, but tailor our approach based on a deep understanding of your business and customers. Your goals guide us as we us logic and data to break down complex tasks and reconstruct them as basic as human interactions.

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ÄKTA in Motion

A behind-the-scenes look at the people and culture of one of the fastest growing companies in the country.

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ÄKTA works with leading global brands and emerging growth companies to discover new opportunities, define intelligent user experiences, design innovative digital services and bring successful products and applications to market.
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The Next-Generation Digital Consultancy

ÄKTA was founded on a novel business model: combine strategic leadership, design thinking, brand strategy and industry-leading engineering into a single, powerful partner for the world's leading brands. As one of the fastest growing companies in the country, our focus on digital transformation and engagement has allowed us to bring our client's vision to life with truly game-changing products, used by millions around the globe.

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