People are at the centre
of everything we do

We bring strategy, research, design, and testing together under one roof. Our team combines deep user insights with inspired design to shape innovative services, digital products, and apps that are easy to use and drive engagement.

What We Care About

We value relationships

1

years of successful collaborations

With 509+ projects completed

We are multidisciplinary

1 +

researchers, designers and strategists

allowing us to dig deeper

We are International

1

Offices

With a global reach

Experience Thinking
Our Experience Thinking framework puts a clear focus on real users and customers in each project.
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Experience Thinking Process
Experience Thinking
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How our
process works

01:48

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The Akendi Team

Interested in joining our team?

We're looking for talented people to expand our team and our horizons.
Simply put, we make products and services easy and enjoyable to use.”
Tedde van Gelderen
Founder of Akendi
Our team
Home to deep UX knowledge, a diverse skillset, and a unique blend of personalities, our multi-disciplinary team bridges the gap between business, design, and technology. With specialists in systems engineering, behavioural sciences, data science, and graphic design, among others, we bring powerful credentials to every project.
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Our Credentials

Behavioural Science

Data Science


Engineering

Design

Interested in joining our team?

We're looking for talented people to expand our team and our horizons.
Simply put, we make products and services easy and enjoyable to use.”
Tedde van Gelderen
Founder of Akendi
Office area

4

Locations
Toronto
Ottawa
London UK
Cambridge

75

countries visited,
and counting

15

talented
people

15%

versus

85%

veggie lovers

meat eaters

Akendi:
Actually… the name was a kid’s idea!

487

minutes of total
travel time to work

14

years of
successful
collaborations

42%

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Our UX Services

Complete user experience services, including design, research, strategy and support systems will de-risk your experience designs from first napkin sketch to launch.

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Tools & Ideas

There's always something happening at Akendi, and we love sharing our insights and activities with you! To see what we're up to, and to keep up to date on the latest UX tools, topics and trends, browse our news, events, blog posts, informative videos and more.

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Selected clients

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Giving back

We're passionate about the communities in which we work, and are proud to take on a select number of pro-bono engagements and sponsorships each year. If you’re a not-for-profit organisation seeking assistance, please get in touch!

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Partners & Affiliations

To complement our experience research, design, and strategy offerings, we work with select software development, industrial design, and marketing partners.

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partners

How can we help you?

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About Akendi

Akendi is a human experience design firm, leveraging equal parts experience research and creative design excellence. We provide strategic insights and analysis about customer and user behaviour and combine this knowledge with inspired design. The results enable organizations to improve effectiveness, engage users and provide remarkable customer experiences to their audiences.