July 2021

Best Design Agencies in Melbourne

Hiring the right design agency can help a business succeed. The biggest benefits strong design provides businesses include increasing the value of your business, having more aesthetically pleasing business materials, maintaining a brand image that is consistent, recognizable, and reliable, attracting the right audience, and accessing strong project management.

The cost of a design firm depends on the type of design being performed. In general, businesses should expect to pay between $150 and $500 as a start for any design service.

We compiled and vetted a list of design agency in Melbourne to help you find a design companies. Each company has a portfolio of work and is ranked based on client reviews, market leadership, and work experience. Hire the design companies that aligns with your business goals, project management style, budget, and timeline.

List of the Top Design Companies in Melbourne

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Parkville, Australia

    Applify prides itself on being a mobile app designer with a marketer’s instinct. They develop mobile apps and custom software for companies around the world.

    Applify developed an app for NLGIC, the largest insurance company in Oman. The final product provided a simple way for users to browse health insurance plans, and the flat software design was ahead of global design trends.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 15% IT Staff Augmentation
    • 5% Other
    meLISTEN Mobile App Development...

    meLISTEN Mobile App Development...

    Mediacorp, Singapore's largest content creator and national media network, wanted to develop their official digital audio service, meLISTEN. Applify built and developed a mobile app to connect users to top radio stations...
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    Application Development for Nielsen

    Application Development for Nielsen

    Applify is privileged to develop an application for Nielsen, a global measurement and data analytics company to collect and transmit user data such as demographic information for research purposes.
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    Healthcare App Development for...

    Healthcare App Development for...

    NOVIFY is solely for users registered with NOVI Health in Singapore. Applify developed a healthcare app through which users can:   Message NOVI doctors and health coaches View their personalized action plan tailored to...
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    Mobile App Development for NLGIC

    Mobile App Development for NLGIC

    Applify is proud to develop an insurance app for Oman’s top insurance providers, National Life & General Insurance Company (NLGIC). It has replaced tedious procedures with mobile insurance apps to provide easy...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Appello Software is an established technology company that delivers user-friendly solutions for consumers and businesses such as Hugg, Absco Sheds, and Foxo. They provide mobile app development, UX/UI design, and mobile marketing services to small and midmarket businesses. The full-service software company partners with brands in the consumer products and services, government, and arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    A commercial real estate company partnered with Appello Software to augment an existing application. After resolving frontend and backend bugs using various technologies, they designed new features for the platform's UI/UX. They delivered a superior platform with additional features that also functions flawlessly.  

    SERVICES
    • 40% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Other
    LiveBuyer HK

    LiveBuyer HK

    Bid on live stream for new products. 
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    Wilsons Wealth Management

    Wilsons Wealth Management

    New Ux/Ui for an Australian wealth management company, managing stock market performance and portfolio values. 
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    Foxo - Doctors Hospital Tool

    Foxo - Doctors Hospital Tool

    Native app developed for Australian hospitals. 
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    Absco Sheds in AR

    Absco Sheds in AR

    Absco Sheds Australia, the app featured in bunnings for it's AR. Built from scratch by Appello. 
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Based in Los Angeles, IndiaNIC Infotech Limited’s team of 400+ engineers and designers boasts an award-winning collection of projects for Adidas and McDonalds. Their large team allows them to tackle a range of projects from mobile app development to web development to augmented and virtual reality design.

    One example of IndiaNIC Infotech’s work is the Alain Football Club’s new website, which remained unchanged since 2010. Using current design and development practices, IndiaNIC Infotech incorporated news sliders that constantly update, a responsive menu, and interactive modules throughout the site.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Web Development
    • 10% AR/VR Development
    • 20% Other
    Swiftjobs - Ondemand Handyman...

    Swiftjobs - Ondemand Handyman...

    Swiftjobs is a Mobile first platform that simplifies everyday job and errands by providing available people who provide such service.A hyperlocal service that's geo focused discovery and search.To build SwiftJobs we used...
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    Shipping Marketplace - Package...

    Shipping Marketplace - Package...

    Package delivery is a mobile app designed to simplify and enhance the user expereince around package delivery, payment, tracking and recieving the final parcel. It challenges old and tideous parcel delivery systems with...
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    Upraise - UX Design

    Upraise - UX Design

    Upraise is a modern product to manage employee performance & streamline people management all in one place. It’s all of Core HR, integrated with project management to simplify tedious business processes.While...
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    Taxi Booking Platform -

    Taxi Booking Platform -

    Bookmytaxi was an offline taxi booking service available in the city of Ahmedabad. With growing demand for online taxi rentals, the clients had one vision for his business. They wanted to go digital and have an online...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Embacy to bring their web design needs to the next level. Based in Moscow, Embacy was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Embacy provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Web Design
    • 35% Branding
    DeFi Alliance, USA

    DeFi Alliance, USA

    DeFi Alliance is a North American startup accelerator. We have developed a new brand identity, that has terraforming as its conceptual basis. We show how DeFi makes this brand new world habitable. Behance...
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    Neural Concept, Switzerland

    Neural Concept, Switzerland

    Neural Concept provides deep-learning software that helps with enhanced engineering, real-time simulation, and interactive design optimization. The branding is confident, precise, and to the point. For engineers, by...
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    Galactic Energy, South Africa

    Galactic Energy, South Africa

    Galactic Energy is a South African green energy company. For them, we made a brand new website. The website needed to be assertive, serious, but not too much so. The cut and dry black and white color scheme provided a...
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    CMA, Sweden

    CMA, Sweden

    Embacy shared brand identity and web design for CMA, a market-leading provider of systems solutions to companies operating in financial markets. They have offices in Sweden and Russia, while their market activities focus...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    North Melbourne, Australia

    Wave Digital uses its unique people-led approach to design and develop iPhone, Android, and web apps that improve people's lives. They create quality custom apps, delivered efficiently with reliable technology and flawless design for clients of all sizes.

    They created a suite of traffic apps for VicRoads that intelligently integrates real-time information to a large number of concurrent users. The award-winning web, iPhone, and Android apps present travel and emergency information to help motorists plan, save, and predict their routes. VicTraffic is used by thousands of Victorians each year.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Web Development
    VicRoads - VicTraffic iPhone,...

    VicRoads - VicTraffic iPhone,...

    Wave Digital created a suite of traffic apps for VicRoads (the VicTraffic App) that intelligently integrates real-time information to a large number of concurrent users. The multi-award winning apps present travel and...
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    The Happy Habit - The Happy Habit...

    The Happy Habit - The Happy Habit...

    Wave Digital worked with the founder and creator of The Happy Habit, Fleur Chambers, to design and develop a bespoke iPhone and Android app. This exquisitely designed app allows users to create a daily meditation habit...
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    ANMF (Vic Branch) - ANMF Diary...

    ANMF (Vic Branch) - ANMF Diary...

    Wave worked with the ANMF (Vic Branch) to develop an iPhone and Android app that updated existing paper-driven systems and processes to help their 76,000+ members streamline their daily duties. The app is a handy mobile...
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    Clemenger BBDO - Myer Naughty or...

    Clemenger BBDO - Myer Naughty or...

    Wave Digital worked with Clemenger BBDO Melbourne to develop the Naughty or Nice Bauble - the centrepiece of Myer’s Christmas campaign. Selling out in only 11 days, each Bauble was bluetooth enabled. When paired with...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    South Yarra, Australia

    Dreamwalk is a leading development company boasting more number 1 chart spots than any other company in Australia. Their portfolio includes projects like mobile app development and user experience design for clients like Coca-Cola and Toyota. 

     

    One of their recent pieces of work was designing and developing the Camping Around Australia app. The platform lets users look at over 3000 popular areas for camping and browse available campsites to find the perfect spot to explore the great outdoors. 

    SERVICES
    • 70% Mobile App Development
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Web Development
    Porsche Sell Direct

    Porsche Sell Direct

    The safest and easiest way to sell your pre-loved Porsche. Simply post your vehicale via the mobile app and have authorised Porsche dealerships bidding on your car within hours.
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    PuntShare

    PuntShare

    Sports betting just got social. Design and development of PuntShare app by DreamWalk
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    Impactr app design

    Impactr app design

    Design of social impact video app, Impactr. Due for release in October, 2020.
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    Allegro Live

    Allegro Live

    Find and book entertainers for your event from the comfort of you mobile.
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Companies of all sizes and in all industries need brand development to excel. That’s why brands have turned to the Melbourne-based Hunter for branding design expertise that takes the possibility of failure out of the equation. When a brand needs to get real branding expertise from an agency they know will deliver, they enlist the help of Hunter.

    When one Hunter client found themselves needing a better brand development strategy, they came to Hunter to help them brand themselves more effectively. Hunter delivered results that allowed their client to increase their business and do it at an affordable rate.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 40% Packaging Design
    Vodka Soda &

    Vodka Soda &

    Vodka, Lime & Soda has long been the ‘guilt-free’ drink of choice for clean living body, health and image conscious tribes. Knowing its popularity, it was a wonder that no one had really taken the opportunity to...
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    LeasePlan Corporate Brochure

    LeasePlan Corporate Brochure

    Sometimes, all a brand needs to shine is some simple crafting - timeless techniques that add a special certain something and elevates things to a whole new level. Like our work for global car leasing & fleet...
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    Sensory Lab Pressed Juice

    Sensory Lab Pressed Juice

    Each juice is concocted with the freshest of fresh, healthy ingredients and each flavour is meant to give the drinker a different type of boost.  Drawing upon our beverage experience, we looked at ways of creative...
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    Hubbards 'Amazing' Muesli

    Hubbards 'Amazing' Muesli

    After a long stint as a tired number three with zero brand presence, Hubbards, the original L'enfant terrible of New Zealand cereal wanted to regain the number one spot. With a severe identity crisis and poor public...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    South Yarra, Australia

    Emote Digital operates as Australia’s only Gold Certified WooCommerce partner and a Facebook Preferred Partner. This digital agency provides social media marketing, pay-per-click, and web design services for clients of various sizes in the fields of business services and e-commerce.

     

    As an example of their work, Emote Digital helped rebuild a struggling WooCommerce site for NC Fitness. The site was formerly built by the fitness gear company themselves, but Emote Digital improved the site as a whole in terms of usability, stability, and speed.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 20% Web Design
    • 40% Other
    Suzuki Motorcycles Website Design

    Suzuki Motorcycles Website Design

    The motorcycle market is declining globally, which is why Suzuki Motorcycles approached us to transform their online presence. The challenge was to deliver the best motorcycle website in Australia. Overcoming how...
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    Puma Advertising Campaigns

    Puma Advertising Campaigns

    PUMA needed a digital agency to help transform their beautiful creative into digital advertising assets that could help cut through and push their ecommerce to the next level.   The Approach Our team of designers...
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    Bakers Delight eCommerce...

    Bakers Delight eCommerce...

    Our long term relationship with this Aussie staple led us to creating their first online ordering system for their extensive catalogue of baked goods. When Bakers Delight first approached us in 2018 to build their...
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    Emote Digital Showreel

    Emote Digital Showreel

    See our Powerful Websites & Measurable Marketing in action.
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Soap Effect Studios leverage the latest trends in technology do develop stellar digital products and marketing campaigns. Their service line includes web design and development as well as branding for small to mid-sized businesses.

     

    Recently the Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center hired their team to redesign their website. Soap Effect Studios created an interactive digital platform responsive across both desktop and mobile devices that showcased the brand and displayed their services.

     

    SERVICES
    • 80% Logo
    • 10% Print Design
    • 5% Graphic Design
    • 5% Other
    Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center

    Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center

    Logo and brochure design for Susquehanna Spine and Joint Center.
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    LED

    LED

    Logo design for Lights Equipment Design.
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    Melbourne Drone Hire

    Melbourne Drone Hire

    Logo design for Melbourne Drone Hire.
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    City Pro

    City Pro

  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Raak Creative has provided web design work for clients like Blaq Skincare. Based in Australia, Raak Creative brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Modulr Identity was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Raak Creative crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Raak Creative designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 45% E-Commerce Development
    • 35% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Web Development
    • 10% Other
    Blaq Skincare eCommerce

    Blaq Skincare eCommerce

    eCommerce design and development for BLAQ; an Australian skincare brand built on the basis of their core ingredient; activated charcoal. With an audience heavy in mobile traffic all device responsiveness was considered...
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    Modulr Identity

    Modulr Identity

    Modulr kitchens are faster, stronger and offer countless options for customisation – to help you create the perfect kitchen to suit your lifestyle, in next to no time at all. In the early stages of the brand...
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    Southern Phone Identity

    Southern Phone Identity

    With the ambition and vision for growth and sustainability for the coming years, Southern Phone required a new identity. Creating the new brand mark was inspired by the silhouette of the geographical shape of Australia...
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    Southern Phone

    Southern Phone

    After creating the brand identity for Southern Phone, we were engaged to develop a coherent set of User Interface designs for the Southern Phone website. Designing for all responsive sizes from desktop down to mobile, the...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Enterprise Monkey has provided mobile app development solutions for huge names like Pivot Summit as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Australia based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When ComWriter needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Enterprise Monkey. Enterprise Monkey completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 30% Other
    Quiz Word

    Quiz Word

    Ironwood

    Ironwood

    ComWriter

    ComWriter

    Know Your Horse

    Know Your Horse

  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    Many enterprise clients count Digital Eagles as their dependable search engine optimization experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Australia-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Digital Eagles client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Digital Eagles has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Other
    Golf Clearance Testimonial

    Golf Clearance Testimonial

    Graham explains how Digital Eagles has helped grow revenue for Golf Clearance Outlet. 
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    Energy Matters - Digital Eagles...

    Energy Matters - Digital Eagles...

    Nat from Energy Matters explains why they have chosen Digital Eagles as their agency for everything performance marketing. 
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    Customer Testimonial - Saltwater...

    Customer Testimonial - Saltwater...

    Customer Testimonial - Leneeva...

    Customer Testimonial - Leneeva...

  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Footscray, Australia

    Social media marketing has become one of the most essential needs for modern brands of all types, and Coding Pro has become one of the most trusted providers of social media marketing in the world for brands who need it done right. Based in Pakistan, Coding Pro helps brands harness the power of social media to bring in leads and awareness when nothing short of success will do.

    Bahu Chemicals needed to improve their ability to use social media marketing in an organic and high-converting way. So they turned to Coding Pro, who leveraged their years of expertise to deliver social media marketing that led to measurable results almost immediately, resulting in not only excellent client feedback but repeat work.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Custom Software Development
    • 60% Other
    SMM - Glam by Maha

    SMM - Glam by Maha

    About Client GlamourByMA is a makeup studio by Ms Maha Anjum a young aspiring lady. The studio is a bold startup intended to spread awareness among the women of Pakistan about the originality of makeup products, sharing...
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    Custom network setup

    Custom network setup

    About Client Bahu Chem is a company which deals in leather processing chemicals and known for its reliability, quality, accountability slogan. Their believe is to provide their clients fast and hassle free supplies on...
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    Employee attendance terminal

    Employee attendance terminal

    About Client ZEITundZUTRITT is a German company whichp rovides time recording solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. With ZEITundZUTRITT companies find their individual solution for personnel time recording...
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    Dynamic Web design and...

    Dynamic Web design and...

    About Client Royal Leather Industries Limited is a vertical unit producing finished leather for shoes, garments, handbags and furniture. It comprises of leather Tannery and Stitching factories for garments and furniture...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Melbourne, Australia

    They have already landed major names like Salubre as clients, and Courtney Kim Studio is still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This Melbourne-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their branding strategy to increase both brand perception and measurable sales.

    If you want to see how Courtney Kim Studio helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their brand development work for Bahen & Co. Courtney Kim Studio helped them define a strategy for their specific audience to improve their reach and meet key KPIs.

    SERVICES
    • 85% Branding
    • 5% Logo
    • 5% Packaging Design
    • 5% Other
    Graphic design for finance services

    Graphic design for finance services

    Project created for a finance solution services in Melbourne.
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    Retail Design

    Retail Design

    Identity, brand treatment and packaging design for a womenswear targeting early 20s.     
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    Hospitality branding

    Hospitality branding

    Hospitality brand design included business cards, letterhead, restaurant menu, promotional collaterals.
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    Hospitality branding for a cafe

    Hospitality branding for a cafe

    Brand design included menu design, packaging design and website.
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Richmond, Australia

    What do Allied Fitness and Exile Shorts have in common? They’ve both turned to Atlasopen for mobile app development expertise. This Australia-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Hero App launched a platform targeting their unique users, Atlasopen analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 30% BI & Big Data Consulting & SI
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Cloud Consulting & SI
    • 30% Other
    Melbourne Metro Tunnel - Digital...

    Melbourne Metro Tunnel - Digital...

    We work with Rail Systems Alliance and the consortium of Government and Enterprise groups to help bring data to life by helping with the delivery and implementation of an interactive near real-time reporting system taking...
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    Japer

    Japer

    Problem: The importance of security and privacy for enterprise and consumers has never been so important and so ripe for change. Solutions: Japer technology is bringing the next generation of security and privacy tools to...
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    Mediumcast

    Mediumcast

    Problem: With the decline of print media and communications and the rise of digital content there was no easy way to push digital content and media to screens in many different locations across your store, council or...
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    Worksphere

    Worksphere

    Problem: Business, Enterprise and Governments do not correctly harness critical points of evidence in a employees daily tasks, projects, goals and events thus leading to subjective and often non-existent data on...
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