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 Recognized as One of Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies

ÄKTA earns a spot on the prestigious Inc. 500 list.

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Jim Tyree and the Promise of Chicago’s Business Community

ÄKTA's founder on winning the James Tyree Award, and what it means for the future.

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ÄKTA featured in the Illinois Technology Association Spotlight

Our CEO, John Roa, sat down with the Illinois Technology Association to chat about ÄKTA's rapid rise from a bootstrapped startup to globally recognized design consultancy.

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Welcome to Material Design, Google’s New Visual Language

How Google's attempt to bring consistency to a fragmented digital world is poised to change the world of UI design.

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Unveiling the ÄKTA Process

ÄKTA's process is built on an unwavering focus on the art and science of experience design across all platforms. We thrive on the constant evolution of technology and have the skills to develop a deep understanding of your business and customers, which helps us design for the realities of a multi-platform world.

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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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Engagement Experts

Over the years, we’ve helped clients of all sizes, from local startups to multi-billion dollar global brands, to launch hundreds of applications, digital products and multi-platform services. Our design-led development process is centered on digital engagement, with a concentration in mobile, but we're powerfully platform agnostic.

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ÄKTA featured in the Illinois Technology Association Spotlight
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Our CEO, John Roa, sat down with the Illinois Technology Association to chat about ÄKTA's rapid rise from a bootstrapped startup to globally recognized design consultancy.

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ÄKTA in Motion: Our People and Culture
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ÄKTA in Motion: A behind-the-scenes video of one of the fastest growing companies in the country.

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Raising The Bar: Our Weekly Inspiration, Volume 4
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The top digital and design news stories that caught our eye this week.

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Employee Profile: Macy Nguyen
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Meet Macy Nguyen, one of ÄKTA's talented User Interface Designers from the Lone Star State.

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Innovating on the Experience

Why big brands need to stop asking “How can we be more innovative?” and redirect their focus to create more engaging and user-friendly experiences.

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ÄKTA Recognized as One of Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies
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ÄKTA earns a spot on the prestigious Inc. 500 list.

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Art Karoubas Named ÄKTA’s Executive Creative Director
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ÄKTA promotes Art Karoubas to Executive Creative Director.

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ÄKTA’s CEO John Roa Wins 2014 James Tyree Award
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The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce has awarded ÄKTA's CEO with the 2014 James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership Award.

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ÄKTA Announces Acquisition of Fueled Chicago
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The details on our acquisition of mobile and application development firm Fueled Chicago.

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