Masaki Hamura joins as Managing Director for Tokyo
06 March 2014
AKQA announce the appointment of Masaki Hamura as Managing Director of its Tokyo office.
AKQA introduces new leadership
06 March 2014
AKQA announce promotions of Matthew Bain, Geoff Northcott and Giles McCormack to International Managing Directors.
AKQA creates Written in the Stars
25 December 2013
To celebrate the festive period, AKQA has created a mobile messaging site that lets you share holiday greetings in a magical way.
MyThomson trumps end of year shows
15 December 2013
MyThomson win gold at Most Effective Mobile Marketing Awards and Direct Marketing Awards.
Introducing Skylanders Collection Vault
10 December 2013
Skylanders release the Collection Vault app, produced by AKQA and available to download from the iOS App Store.
AKQA sweep Social Buzz Awards
05 December 2013
AKQA swept up awards at The Drum’s Social Buzz Awards 2013, including the premier title of the evening: Social Media Agency of the Year.
Verizon launches Destination Store
29 November 2013
Verizon team up with AKQA to create its first Destination Store, offering a tantalising glimpse into the future of retail.
AKQA ignites a new rivalry
26 November 2013
AKQA have launched a fully integrated campaign to mark the release of Need for Speed Rivals - EA's next-gen foray into the racing genre.
Batkid saves the day
20 November 2013
AKQA San Francisco releases a digital comic to celebrate Miles Scott’s wish to be Batkid as part of the Make-A-Wish foundation.
Nike Academy triumphs at DIAs
01 November 2013
The Nike Academy wins at the Digital Impact Awards, the biggest European celebration of digital stakeholder engagement.
All new Skylanders
30 October 2013
Swappable. Unstoppable. AKQA have produced a new digital home for Skylanders, one of the most anticipated kid's video games of the year.
(RED) envisions a future without AIDS
21 October 2013
Join AKQA in turning (RED) into the most socially connected cause on earth.
Art vs Business: Bridging the gap
18 October 2013
AKQA CEO & Founder Ajaz Ahmed discusses the divergence of business and art and why it is crucial to find balance.
Sam Kelly promoted to global role
15 October 2013
AKQA's Sam Kelly promoted to Head of Business Development and Marketing.
A Meeting of Minds
01 October 2013
James Hilton and Ben Jones feature in the October edition of Shots magazine, discussing why the mergence of creative and technology is key.
Seven wins including Agency of the Year for AKQA at BIMA Awards
23 September 2013
The annual BIMA Awards celebrate the very best work created in the United Kingdom.
Fly Delta wins APEX Avion award
18 September 2013
The APEX Avion Awards recognise significant contributions to the airline passenger experience.
Levi's #makeourmark launches
11 September 2013
Levi's launches #makeourmark in partnership with AKQA, connecting the frontiers of artistic expression and technology.
Ian Wharton joins AKQA
05 September 2013
Apple Design Award winner joins as Creative Director.
Nike Academy opens for new season
29 July 2013
The Nike Academy opens its doors for the 2013/14 season with a film created by AKQA.
Entering the next age of advertising
01 July 2013
Rei Inamoto discusses the end of advertising as we know it, and why, as we move in to the next era of connection, Business Invention is key.
Success for AKQA at 60th Cannes Lions
24 June 2013
AKQA win 14 awards, including Titanium, at the 60th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
AKQA announces Future Lions 2013 Winners
20 June 2013
Global Student Competition at the 60th Cannes International Festival of Creativity.
WWF Together presented with Apple Design Award
14 June 2013
The Apple Design Awards recognise the best designed and most innovative apps for Apple.
'Best of Show' award for Nike Ugokidase at Design Week Awards
07 June 2013
The annual Design Week Awards recognises excellence and innovation in design.
AKQA awarded Agency of the Year
17 May 2013
Representing today's all-encompassing digital landscape, The Revs celebrate the imaginative use of technology.
Wolfenstein: The New Order trailer
08 May 2013
Bethesda Softworks announces Wolfenstein: The New Order with a cinematic trailer created by AKQA.
'Best in Book' title for Nike+ Kinect Training
30 April 2013
Creative Review's The Annual showcases the best work of the year.
AKQA announces 2013 Future Lions call for entries
28 March 2013
'Destiny Awaits' theme encourages students to start their career with a win at Cannes.
Nike+ Kinect Training wins IAB Creative Showcase
13 February 2013
IAB awards Nike+ Kinect Training as January Creative Showcase winner.
The world's most amazing animals in one app
05 February 2013
AKQA talk to FastCoDesign about the strategy that drove the World Wildlife Fund’s first iPad app.
Virtues of Social Business for Brands
29 January 2013
Ron Peterson talks about AKQA's culture and how we're helping organisations adapt to a social landscape.
Montblanc unveils new ‘Timepieces’ iPad app
21 January 2013
Created by AKQA, the app showcases Montblanc's exquisite timepieces in an exceptional way.
AKQA creates the first iPad app for World Wildlife Fund
14 January 2013
Interactive iPad experience lets users discover, explore and get closer to endangered species.
AKQA directs Mobile Orchestra
19 December 2012
Celebrate the holidays with a unique performance of Carol of the Bells.
Adweek names AKQA 2012 Digital Agency of the Year
10 December 2012
Agency is bestowed title for the second consecutive year.
Intuit awards AKQA for Innovation in Search Marketing
03 December 2012
Rising Star Award recognises AKQA's strong results for the TurboTax brand.
AKQA named Best Digital Company at Ciclope Festival
12 November 2012
The annual International Festival honoured AKQA as Digital Agency of the Year 2012.
AKQA arrives in Japan
08 November 2012
World's most awarded digital agency launches in Tokyo.
Xbox 360 launch epic blockbuster 'Halo 4'
05 November 2012
Celebrates with one of the largest and brightest man-made structures to ever fly over London.
Introducing Nike+ Kinect Training
30 October 2012
Nike, Microsoft and AKQA team up to redefine personal training at home - exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360.
Campaign announce AKQA as Interactive Agency of the Year
24 October 2012
AKQA was given the prestigious and highly sought after title at this years awards ceremony.
AKQA opens new innovation centres in the U.S.
01 October 2012
AKQA adds Atlanta and Portland offices to global network.
AKQA announces new leadership role for Rei Inamoto
25 September 2012
To lead the NYC office in addition to his role as Chief Creative Officer, U.S. and Asia.
Nike+ British 10k wins IAB Showcase
20 September 2012
IAB has awarded Nike+ British 10k first place in their August Creative Showcase.
Play in Google Creative Sandbox
17 September 2012
AKQA and Google developed Creative Sandbox, an open platform to celebrate and inspire digital creativity.
Matthew Bagwell announced as Head of Strategic Services
13 September 2012
AKQA hires Bagwell for newly created strategy role.
AKQA and the 'Unselfish Gene'
11 September 2012
AKQA speaks to Fast Company about how short-term gain needs to be replaced with lasting significance.
AKQA announces joint creative leads in San Francisco
24 August 2012
Award-winning agency creatives are promoted to joint Executive Creative Directors.
Nike Game On, World awarded FWA Site of the Day
29 August 2012
Favourite Website Awards recognises Game On, World for its greatness.
Nike and AKQA launch Innovation Hunt in Japan
14 August 2012
Tokyo runs with Nike+ GPS to find hidden city treasures.
Gap Styld.by is back for Autumn
10 August 2012
AKQA teams up with Gap to update Styld.by for Autumn collection with new editorial content and enhanced functionality.
AKQA Chairman says advertisers want more 'elbow room' on Facebook
03 August 2012
Tom Bedecarre discusses Facebook's advertising strategy at ecosystem CrunchUp event.
James Hilton on what makes an iconic movie poster
23 July 2012
AKQA Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, James Hilton, speaks to Creative Bloq.
MTV Under The Thumb wins IAB Showcase
20 July 2012
Ground-breaking mobile app developed by AKQA and MTV announced as winner of June’s IAB Creative Showcase.
Nissan LEAF is Creativity's Pick of the Day
12 July 2012
The world's cheapest taxi rank from Nissan is chosen by Creativity as their 'Pick of the Day'.
Nissan and AKQA launch world’s cheapest taxi rank
11 July 2012
Taxi rides across European cities in Nissan LEAF show how cheap electric cars are to fuel.
Ben Jones: Using data to deliver a better audience experience
06 July 2012
'Channel Me' is defining what consumers want to see, and when and how they want to see it.
Rei listed in Creativity 50
05 July 2012
Rei Inamoto is recognised as one of the world's most influential Agency Innovators.
AKQA announces 2012 Future Lions winners
22 June 2012
Winning ideas presented at 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France today.
Miami Ad School announced as Future Lions School of the Year
11 June 2012
The German branch of the Miami Ad School has been announced Future Lions School of...
Tom Bedecarre named Entrepreneur of the Year 2012
05 June 2012
The award recognises leaders who demonstrate excellence in innovation and personal commit...
Ajaz Ahmed interviewed in 'dotcom pioneers' feature
31 May 2012
Management Today reflects on the dotcom era with some of the UK's hottest start-ups giving...
AKQA lands two golds at the CLIO awards
16 May 2012
The prestigious awards recognised Heineken Star Player in the Content & Contact and Inter...
AKQA wins at Revolution awards
23 April 2012
At the Revolution awards, AKQA collected more awards with Heineken Star Player scooping the event’s most prestigious accolade...
Velocity reviewed by Contagious
19 April 2012
Editorial Director Paul Kemp-Robertson took a first look at Ajaz Ahmed and Stefan Olander's book Velocity and provided an in-depth review.
Nissan launches Bollywood movie cast through Facebook
28 March 2012
Nissan launches the New Star of India, a 5-minute short movie that has Bollywood's...
AKQA Announced 2012 Future Lions Call for Entries
08 March 2012
The seventh annual Future Lions global student advertising competition, hosted by AKQA in...
Rock The Lips Initiative Launches to Celebrate International Women's Day on March 8
05 March 2012
A team at AKQA seeks to celebrate...
MTV Mobile redefines social TV with MTV Under The Thumb app
28 February 2012
MTV Mobile launches the evolutionary MTV Under The Thumb (MTV UTT) app that is set...
AKQA to open in France - Nike is founding client
30 January 2012
AKQA continues its international expansion and announces the opening of its Paris office...
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AKQA is delighted to announce the appointment of Masaki Hamura as Managing Director of our Tokyo office. Geoff Northcott, International Managing Director, commented: “Masaki has the vision and deep strategic experience in the digital space that will make him a fantastic partner for our clients in Tokyo. We look forward to collaborating with Masaki and our team in Tokyo to create a beacon for world-leading work from Japan.” On joining AKQA, Masaki said: "It is a great honour for me to be part of AKQA. The opportunity to work with and grow the talented Tokyo team is very exciting for me, and I look forward to the challenge of working with our clients to develop their business through ideas and innovation.”
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