One part digital consultancy. One part design and technology studio.

We’re a diverse team of strategists, designers, and engineers, driven by a need to inspire change within the organizations we partner with.

We help our clients find new ways to solve business challenges through lean research, data-driven insights, and iterative design, rooted in a deep appreciation for the end user.

Following a unique, client-friendly approach to agile, we use roadmapping, prototyping, and user testing to ensure we’re moving quickly and towards the right objectives.

Our beliefs

Great design. Solid bottom line.

Harvard Business Review says, “Companies that use design strategically grow faster and have higher margins.”

Small teams for better results.

Steve Jobs insisted that focused innovation required focused teams. We don’t argue with Steve.

Collaboration over control.

Working with our clients means co-creating solutions through collective expertise and insight.

Cross training across verticals.

Real change requires fresh perspectives. We use cross category experience to surface new ways of solving problems.

Plan for today, optimize for the future.

Successful platforms and products require clear priorities for today and a roadmap for what comes next.

Solve with design, enable with technology.

Human-centered solutions need unconstrained thinking. That’s why we solve for why, before we define how.

Our team

Andrea Mead

VP of Production

Kele Nakamura

Founder & CTO

David Look

Creative Strategist

Nolan Dueck

UX Strategist

Brittany Houweling

Producer

Bryan Jones

Engineer

James Richardson

VP Operations

Chris Callender

Engineer

Colin Garven

Designer

"One truth I’ve come to appreciate - Digital transformation is not a project, it’s the posture of modern business. How people organize, adapt new behaviours, learn and collaborate ultimately defines their path to success, or failure."
- James Richardson, VP Operations

Dean Elissat

VP Client Engagement

Devin Leggett

Engineer

Dan Nanasi

UX Strategist

Gracelle Mesina

Designer

Greg Ryder

Producer

Jay Chan

Office & Accounting Administrator

Justine Yu

Data Analyst

"Always ask ‘why’. Whether it’s through the lens of the business, the technology, or the customer, framing your approach around the answer to that question ensures that you are solving the right problem in the right way."
- Ryan Opina, VP Strategy

Michael LaRoy

Engineer

Matt Smith

Designer

Nikki Jones

Engineer

Olesya Dokina

Finance Manager

Pawel Pawelak

Designer

Peter Pimentel

Design Director

Roxanne Henschke

UX Strategist

Ryan Opina

VP Strategy

Stephen Beck

Founder & CEO

"Our cross disciplinary approach to product development ensures that the desired customer experience always drives the technical solution. A successful product should be empowered by technology, not built around it."
- Kele Nakamura, Founder & CTO

Simonne Brown

Designer

Scott Strathern

Designer

Trixie Calaquian

UX Strategist

Yuji Tominaga

Designer