SAN FRANCISCO, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Idean, a leading user experience design agency, today announced that it is opening a design studio in the SoMa district in San Francisco. The new studio is Idean's third in the US, and follows hot on the heels of the company's Austin, TX studio which opened earlier this year. By opening a design studio in the heart of San Francisco, Idean continues with its strategy of providing the best working environments for the best talent in the UX field.
Idean designs User Experiences for web, mobile, wearable, and embedded applications. Hailing originally from Finland, Idean arrived in Palo Alto in 2012 as the first Finnish service design company in Silicon Valley. Today, the company employs over 140 UX professionals in the United States and Finland, and is a trusted UX partner for global brands such as Samsung, LG, IBM, and Sony.
"We are thrilled to open our third US design studio and to extend our reach from Silicon Valley to San Francisco. With our studios in San Francisco and Palo Alto, we want to provide the best possible working environment for top UX designers, and enable them to serve both the coolest startups and Fortune 500 companies," said Idean's CEO Risto Lähdesmäki.
Coinciding with the opening of the studio, Idean hosts the 11th UX Summit in San Francisco on the 5th of December.
"San Francisco is a vibrant, creative town, filled with top talent, and the perfect addition to our range of design studios. More than half of our people already work in the US design studios, and we are looking to hire a significant number of new designers and programmers in 2015," Lähdesmäki continued.
Idean is a global design agency dedicated to delivering the best possible user experiences. Founded in 1999, Idean has worked with thousands of clients around the world to maximize the value of their digital solutions. According to Forbes, Idean has created a diverse, fun, and flexible learning and development environment. The growing Idean team of world-class experts is passionate about creating unique, cutting edge digital products and services.
Mikko Eerola, Chief Marketing Officer, Idean
Pictures of Idean's San Francisco studio: http://www.idean.com/studios
SOURCE Idean Enterprises, Inc.