It takes a village to raise a brand.

At AKQA, our goal is to expand horizons, combining the curiosity, ambition, imagination and pioneering spirit of a start-up with the reach of a global enterprise.

AKQA employs over 7,000 people in more than 50 countries. Our clients includes more than half the Fortune 500 top 20 companies. We are trusted by clients across a number of industry verticals, from the fastest-growing start-ups, to leading multinationals and government agencies.


AKQA is renowned as a global design and innovation agency. We collaborate with forward-thinking companies to create the future through the imaginative application of art and science. AKQA employs around 2,000 professionals in 23 studios.

Based in the heart of the SOMA district, the epicentre of the Bay Area’s technology industry⁠. Our San Francisco studio offers staff the opportunity to produce meaningful work for world-class companies in one of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities.

Recognition for AKQA:

  • Won 600 Cannes Lions in the last decade, including two Grand Prix’s at Cannes Lions in 2019 and the Design Grand Prix in 2021.
  • Won 65+ Agency of the Year awards.
  • Winner of Fast Company World Changing Ideas award 2021 and 2022.
  • Winner of 19 D&AD Awards in 2021 and eight in 2022.
  • The only agency to lead Gartner’s independent evaluation of Global Marketing Agencies for four years in succession.
  • Led IDC’s quantitative and qualitative assessment of success in Customer Experience Design.
  • Most awarded digital agency as reported in the 2021 UK Digital Agency Census.
  • Winner of Most Creative Agency in Latin America by One Show Awards and Cannes Lions Awards.
  • Won Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation.
  • Won the Grand Clio Music Award in 2022.
  • Grey is named the no. 1 advertising agency for Creative Effectiveness by WARC.
  • Named by Financial Review as one of the Most Innovative Companies and by Fast Company as a
  • Best Workplace for Innovators.
  • Named Best in Class for Digital Design at Victorian Premier Design Awards.
  • Won BD Architect’s award for Retail and Leisure Architect of the Year.

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