AKQA is a design and innovation company that employs 2,200 professionals across 20 countries. Awarded the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Design in 2021, and named by Gartner as one of the world’s leading marketing agencies in 2021. Winner of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas in 2021 and recognised as a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators in 2020. Most recently, AKQA was awarded the Great Place to Work Certification.
Deezer and AKQA’s Silêncio, for Emicida has received the top honour of a Grand Prix in the fifth edition of the CICLOPE Latino awards.
For the third consecutive year, AKQA is positioned highest for its ability to execute and this year also for its completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner’s annual independent evaluation on global marketing agencies.
Awarded Campaign APAC Most Improved agency overall.
Creativity and openness that enables trust and a collaborative work environment for colleagues and clients are among the reasons Fast Company has recognised AKQA in its annual Best Places to Work for Innovators list.
For the second consecutive year, AKQA is positioned highest for its ability to execute in the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner’s annual independent evaluation that compares business transformation capabilities across consulting firms, agencies and systems integrators.
Nike’s latest Air Max launch, created by AKQA to transform graffiti walls into Nike stores. AKQA São Paulo has been awarded in the Media Lions’ Social Behaviour and Cultural Insight category, which recognises initiatives that draw inspiration from defined communities.
The AKQA-produced short film Bluesman, for Brazilian rapper Baco Exu do Blues, has won Grand Prix in the Entertainment Lions for Music. The film was produced by AKQA São Paulo to launch the artist’s second album: Bluesman.
AKQA was named the People’s Choice Agency of the Year and its Nike Believe work won a bronze in Digital Advertising as well as People’s Choice awards for Branded Content and Digital.
AKQA Casa has been considered the best Brazilian agency by leaders from clients, production companies and agencies. And in 2019, was named Latin America Agency of the Year.
AKQA is positioned the highest for ability to execute in the Leaders quadrant in Gartner’s 2018 independent evaluation that compares business transformation capabilities across consulting firms, agencies and systems integrators.
AKQA has been recognised with the highest scores possible in the Customer Experience Strategy Services, Experience Design Services, Vision and Road Map, Client Co-Innovation Strategy, Market and Thought Leadership, and Partner Strategy criteria in The Forrester Wave™: Midsize Digital Experience Agencies, Q4 2018 report.
Netflix Stranger Broadcast won a Grand Clio in the TV/Streaming category of the awards. In partnership with one of Brazil’s largest networks, Netflix aired an hour-special that included a full Stranger Things episode on free to air TV for the very first time.
Collector’s Edition for Bethesda Softworks’ Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus was awarded a Grand Clio and Silver in the Games discipline. The New Colossus Collector’s Edition introduced viewers to the game’s world and the key narrative pillar with short videos released as part of the activity.
AKQA has been named Agency of the Year 2017 at the Creativepool Annual awards, which recognises the best creative work across all disciplines.
The Pioneers list ranks agencies from around the world that consistently set the standard for excellence and innovation in marketing.
As title sponsor of ‘Barclaycard presents: British Summer Time’ since the Hyde Park music festival's inception in 2013, the credit card brand sought to reinvigorate its associations with music.The campaign became widely discussed on social media, picking up contributions from UK influencers and celebrities and reaching 20m unique followers.
The annual awards recognise outstanding achievement in marketing, promotion and advertising for the gaming and interactive entertainment community.
Awarded for the most consistent Creative Showcase wins throughout the year, AKQA has been named Agency of the Year by the Internet Advertising Bureau UK. The award highlights the continued commitment of our teams to create beautiful, impactful and celebrated work.
AKQA and Jordan Brand have won a Grand award in the Events and Experiential category at this year’s Clio Sports Awards.
The Grand Prix was awarded to AKQA Brazil’s ‘Don’t Look Away’ campaign for Usher. “This campaign is a really powerful piece of work that uses technology but still touches emotionally, and is so culturally suited to its audience".
They recognise and celebrate the year's best digital advertising campaigns from across the region.
AKQA has been named Agency of the Year at this year’s IAB Creative Showcase Grand Prix for its consistent Creative Showcase wins.
Named Econsultancy's 'Most Respected Agency' for the third year running, as voted for by other agencies.
AKQA, United Kingdom and Shanghai for “House of Mamba” for Nike.
AKQA has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation for its consistent contribution and outstanding achievement.
AKQA was named the Most Innovative Agency for its achievements in the past year.