It Starts With Yes.
Creative technology is at our core. And “yes” drives everything we do. A world viewed through the lens of innovation, is a world where anything is possible.
Interactive thinking doesn’t happen behind double-sided mirrors or demographic reports. We are a team of keen observers living life. We know that life's stories are found out in the wild, out of our comfort zones, and away from our desks. Being real keeps us authentic. Adaptable. And it helps us understand where you are coming from (because one of us has been there too).
What Matters To Us
We are a collective of talents with big hearts and agile minds. Nothing makes us happier than coming up with brilliant solutions, together. The things we value define us.
Only make great things.2.
Everyone here has a hand on the wheel.3.
Enjoy the people you work with.4.
Our clients are people.
Efficiency, Meet Creativity
Big, seemingly-impossible ideas are at home here. When you work with our interdisciplinary group of mavericks, you reap the rewards of our combined experience. And, just as efficiency is crucial to your project’s success, so is creativity. Our methods and media choices are precisely chosen to create surprising and inspiring results.
Our methods are organic, collaborative, and fluid. This is a guide for how we meet our clients’ objectives, but there is no template here.
Research and Discovery
Sometimes you need an outside perspective. We analyze the facts about your business and figure out where your issues and needs are. Change only happens once we have the knowledge.
There is a person on the other end of your research. Our team will uncover insights about their motivations, desires, and fears and devise an approach to meet their needs.
Our creative and technology teams combine the brand research, the consumer insights, and the strategy to come up with fresh solutions across a wide variety of media.
UX experts put themselves in the shoes of your user. They prevent stumbling blocks by suggesting practical yet tailored solutions around how someone interacts with your business.
The design team takes the user experience and crafts it. They combine classic design knowledge with forward thinking technology to help your brand stand out.
Technology and Engineering
If we can conceive it, we can build it. Instead of asking "can we do this?" our technology team asks "how can we do this?" We combine uncommon creativity and technical knowledge with rock-solid engineering to produce groundbreaking experiences.
Study and Measurement
In this age of information it’s easy to become oversaturated with data and cloud our decisions, rather than clarify them. We simplify, analyze, and report our findings. We give you the most important and streamlined information so you can learn from the past and affect the future.
How (Not If) Thinkers
We are a tight-knit team of creatives, technologists, and digital practitioners. Everyone who walks through our doors comes to make an impact.
Join our team.
Built On Experience
Our experiences and backgrounds make up our foundation. These diverse skill sets have helped us stay nimble. Our adaptability is what keeps us confident and primed for new challenges.
Principal & Vice President, Client Services
Bill leads JUXT’s strategic vision and practice and directs our Client Services team. In his 16 years in the interactive space he has led digital marketing and product development efforts for a wide array of B2B and B2C clients. Bill is obsessed with crafting solutions that are tailor-fit to each client’s needs, challenges, and objectives. He is a huge fan of working with human beings and ensuring that the process is a pleasure for everyone involved.
In the 7 years prior to joining JUXT, he ran his own product strategy and UX planning practice where he had the opportunity to partner with luminary thinkers such as John Maeda (MIT Media Lab & RISD), Yves Behar (fuseproject), Chris Anderson (WIRED), and client companies ranging from stealth start-ups to Google.linkedin.com/in/billfleig
Principal & Vice President, Operations
Michael is responsible for the daily operations of the agency, overseeing finance, talent acquisition, and business strategy. During his 25+ years in interactive design, he has worked in a variety of hands-on roles including visual designer, information architect, audio and video technician, animator, developer, and project manager and has extensive experience in leading and building teams.
Prior to JUXT, Michael worked with several top-tier agencies including TBWA\Chiat\Day, Resource, Left Field, and Hot Studio, where he led numerous online campaigns and several high-profile consumer websites, including Nissan’s Z.com. Additional clients have included Adidas, Apple, Burton Snowboards, Charles Schwab, Coca-Cola, eBay, HP, Indian Motorcycles, and Sony PlayStation.linkedin.com/in/michaelpolivka
John ‘JJ’ Jakubowski
Principal, Head of Creative
JJ leads the creative practice at JUXT and packs a combined twenty plus years of experience in the fields of creative leadership, strategy, and award-winning integrated campaigns. He holds an Academy Award, Cyber Lions, Titanium Lions, ONEShows, Emmys, CLIOs, Andys, Addys, GrAndys, ADC, and D&ADawards.
Prior to joining JUXT, JJ held a global post at Ogilvy & Mather leading the company's creative efforts across Asia Pacific. He also served as the Group Creative Director of AKQA San Francisco, where he helped grow the company from a small upstart to a global brand.
A published poet, illustrator, ordained Buddhist, and wannabe Iron Chef, JJ also holds numerous degrees and honors in multiple fields, including professional degrees as an architect and a magician.
His client list reads like the Stock Exchange: BMW, Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard, Nestle, Sony, McDonalds, Microsoft, Clear Channel, Dolby Labs, and Xbox just to name a few.linkedin.com/in/jjakubowski
Director of Technology
Jesse leads our team of engineers and developers to research, scope, design, prototype, and develop front and back-end technologies for innovative web, mobile, large-format touch, and gesture-driven installations.
Jesse has over 10 years of software development experience in agency, government, corporate, and startup environments. He has led interdisciplinary teams on groundbreaking projects for Fortune 500 companies including Nike, The Walt Disney Company, and MasterCard. He has extensive experience in front-end and back-end web technologies, and has also developed mobile applications, retail experiences, and video games.
A true creative technologist, Jesse holds a double degree in Computer Science and Psychology from Johns Hopkins University and an MFA in Digital Arts and New Media from the University of California Santa Cruz. He has exhibited artworks and performed at the Zero1 Festival, The Creators Project San Francisco, and Eyebeam Art+Technology Center.linkedin.com/in/jessefulton
Director of Production
Mike oversees JUXT’s production department and leads our team of producers from concept to launch. He has more than 16 years experience leading design and production teams in North America and Asia. Mike focuses on managing projects and timelines in a way that creates incredible success stories and client satisfaction.
In his previous role at Red8 Interactive, Mike was responsible for overall project management and spearheading internal process and quality initiatives. For more than eight years, he managed Red8's Shanghai office, serving leading entertainment, media and technology clients. Project experience includes Fox Cable Networks, Shop Channel (Japan), Toyota Motor Sales, LegalZoom, the NWF and other leading entities. Prior to Red8, Mike co-founded the award-winning studio, PureLiquid which was an early interactive agency that included clients such as: Disneyland Resorts and the University of California, Irvine.linkedin.com/in/aumike
Principal User Experience Designer
Vinicio is responsible for ensuring that JUXT's work is guided by and built on a solid audience-centered foundation. He is an industry veteran, having started his career during the early days of the Web. His approach to UX—that good UX is never a one-person show— creates a collaborative environment where everyone on the team performs UX design. Vinicio works closely with clients and the JUXT team to define and shape ideas into something that will delight clients and audiences alike.
Prior to JUXT, Vinicio worked both as an in-house UX designer, as well as at top-tier agencies. His experience is varied—from small start-ups, to some of the world's largest technology companies and prestigious universities. Some examples include Cisco, Salesforce, NFL, Stanford University, Warner Music, LexisNexis, Dow Jones & Company, Hewlett-Packard, Charles Schwab, and on-the-rise start-up, Happify.linkedin.com/in/viniciovazquez
“Working with JUXT was beyond a pleasure. Their brilliance brought to life an experience that was a true showcase of what was possible (if you could think big enough) with our product.”
VP of Creative, Marketing, Project Management - Clear Channel
Full List Of Our Services
Here’s what we do, in a nutshell. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, we probably do that too. Give us a shout.
Strategy & Insight
- Competitive Audit
- User Research
- User Experience (UX) Analysis
- Business Analysis
- Digital Strategy
- Social Strategy
- Experiential strategy
- Content Strategy
- Product Planning
- Analytics Reporting
- Real-time Metrics
- Sentiment Analysis and Management
Creative & User Experience
- Creative Concept Development
- Experience Design
- Brand and Identity Design
- Product Strategy
- Product Design and Planning
- Campaign Development
- Usability Testing
- User Scenarios and Personas
- Information Architecture
- Interaction Design
- Service Design
- User Journey Mapping
- Visual Design
- Content Development
- Web and Mobile Application Development
- Multi-touch and Gestural Interfaces
- Permanent Digital Installations
- Content Management System
- Rapid Prototyping
- API Integrations
- Responsive Development
- Cross-Platform Integration
- QA Testing
- Digital Out Of Home
- Product Integrations and Showcases
- Translating Tech-Speak
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