We are akqire

We are a Design & Innovation Company

We are a team of experienced thinkers and creative problem solvers. We work with businesses to drive innovation, identify opportunities and design meaningful products and user experiences that grow brands and delight customers.

Research & Insight

We think deeply using research and insight to identify opportunities, uncover user behaviours and design products that connect with people.

User Experience &
Human Centered Design

We use empathy to design beautiful and meaningful user experiences that delight customers. Rapidly developing prototypes, iteratively testing and refining interfaces we streamline the implementation process.

Digital Product
& Service Design

We help to drive innovation by collaboratively designing products and improving service experiences to produce market impact, straight away.

We seek Deeper Insights

Using Ethnographic Research we unearth opportunities and customer behaviours - that allow us to create meaningful user experiences that delight customers.

We are Experienced Thinkers

We begin with why, looking deeply into research, connecting insights, evaluating and framing challenges to create meaningful products and experiences.

We Design with Meaning

Using field observation, we design looking through the lens of the customer, prototyping and iterating designs to ensure they are meaningful to customers.

We Collaborate to Solve

Big challenges require diverse thinking to bring about change. We augment teams with experts to provide new lenses on challenges.

What makes us different
Challenge

HOW CAN WE
MAKE IT EASIER
TO TAKE CONTROL
OF OUR OWN
SUPER

Brightday is an online platform that combines education, independent advice and a transaction ability for people lacking financial confidence to manage their own superannuation.

Services provided

  • Deep Design Thinking
  • Insight & Strategy
  • Product & Service Design
  • Product Stewardship

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Challenge

HOW CAN WE MAKE IT
SIMPLER TO GENERATE
YOUR OWN ENERGY

The energy (electricity) industry is one of the few industries that is almost the same today as it was the day it was conceived.

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Challenge

HOW CAN WE
OFFER GREATER
INSIGHTS INTO
POLITICAL ISSUES

UniPollWatch is a world first combining 28 universities journalism courses combined to teach students the real world challenges of covering a political campaign - The 2016 Federal election.

Services provided

  • Insight & Strategy
  • Product & Service Design
  • Product Implementation & Stewardship

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Challenge

HOW CAN WE
TEACH REAL WORLD
BUSINESS SKILLS

The Business Acumen Tournament is a web based, real world experience, requiring strategic planning, operational management, team performance and marketing skill.

Services provided

  • Insight & Strategy
  • Product & Service Design
  • Product Stewardship

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Some of the great organisations who choose to work with us

NAB
BUPA
News Corp
OneVue
B.A.T.
JobsJobsJobs
TEAC
Laminex
Movr
Australia Post
Swinburne University
CrackerSports
Royal Freemasons
iDesign Online
Hotels Combined