Global UX Design Firm Idean Opens Austin Studio - Yahoo Finance

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Global UX Design Firm Idean Opens Austin Studio - Yahoo Finance





PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Idean, a leading international creative design agency specializing inuser experience, today announced it has opened an Austin office withplans to expand its staff by the end of the year. Idean works withFortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley startups and venture capitalfirms, with a growing client base in Austin-based Silicon Hills.

"It's good to see a global design agency like Idean putting down rootsin Austin, a fantastic place to find and attract creative talent, thisis why IBM has established its main design studio in Austin. Idean doesamazing UX work and will be an exciting addition to the growing localtech and design ecosystem," said Pierre Henri Clouin, Program Director,Strategy and Operations, IBM Design.

Idean has perfected the art of creating an amazing user experiencebecause improving the bottom line happens when users connect with theproduct. Idean designers strategically accelerate the product design anddevelopment process to help brands become invaluable to their customers.

The Austin market is part of a strategic expansion plan with additionalgrowth and more North American design studios forecasted for 2014.

"We are selectively implementing a growth strategy which allows us toopen centers in high growth areas. Austin is a logical location becauseit's a hotbed of amazingly talented designers and coders. We areextremely excited to open up a design studio in Austin because thecity's culture fits perfectly with our values at Idean. We look forwardto continued growth and ability to branding agency kent deliver some serious UX awesomeness,"said Risto L?hdesm?ki, CEO, Idean.

About Idean

Idean is a Finnish design agency dedicated to delivering the bestpossible user experiences. Founded in 1999, Idean has worked withthousands of clients around the world to maximize the value of theirdigital solutions. According to Forbes, Idean has created adiverse, fun, flexible learning and development environment. Idean hasoffices in Palo Alto, California, and Helsinki and Tampere in Finland.The growing Idean team of world-class experts is passionate aboutcreating unique, cutting edge digital products and services.


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