Better Products, Faster.
We help the best companies in the world create products and innovate better and faster.
We used the Design Sprint 2.0 process to completely redesign and reimagine Oak, a meditation app for mind-hackers. We worked closely with Oak’s Founder and Developer to release in record time. Read the full case study here.
We used the Design Sprint 2.0 process to completely redesign and reimagine Oak, a meditation app for mind-hackers. We worked closely with Oaks Founder and Developer to release in record time.
What AJ&Smart did:
- Design Sprint 2.0
- Product Strategy
- Product Concept
- UI/UX Design
- Art Direction
“I can’t say enough good things about AJ&Smart. They were great partners and really drove the redesign and layout. LOVED the sprint process with them. Highly recommended if you’re looking for a design partner.”
Kevin Rose, Silicon Valley Serial Entrepreneur and CEO of Oak
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We use Design Sprints to compress work that would usually take months into days. We cut the fat out of the standard design process to launch products faster so we can learn from real user data, not guesswork.
More about how we design products.
Learn what works from people who actually work on successful innovation projects, daily. These are not your cookie-cutter Design Thinking courses from the 80s, we teach what works right now and give you practicle, applicable takeaways.
More about our Training Programs.
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Stellar ideas come from all walks of life. Within our walls you’ll find everything from former finance executives and engineers, to improv comedians and classical musicians; all bound by the same passion to kick-ass at their jobs. Want to work at the most exciting digital product company? Tell us about yourself.
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2-Day Design Sprint Bootcamp in Berlin
When you pay for a design agency, at least 50% of your budget is going to “busywork”. This is simply work that keeps the agency employees busy, but has absolutely no value for you. Do you really think 3 weeks of research and benchmarking is really necessary? No, it’s not and they know it too.
Yeah, we know that design agencies don’t like when we point this out, but it’s true: The large-scale, complicated hierarchies and superstar creative directors that were once key to agencies’ successes are now exactly what’s putting them in the ground. As agencies struggle to “go digital” and adapt their existing structure to a world that no longer has time to hang around and wait for them to get it right, we ask “Why should a project take 6 months, when it could take 8 days?”
As the antithesis of the traditional Design Agency, AJ&Smart has been lean and digital from day one. Using a core team of just 10 employees; AJ&Smart is dedicated to creating the best products and services, without wasting your time or budget. No busy-work, promise.