Twitter acqui-hires creative agency Ueno to help design new products

Twitter announced yesterday, January 6, 2021, that full-service creative agency Ueno in-house will be working alongside Twitter’s own design and research teams.

Here’s Twitter Chief Design Officer Dantley Davis announcing the news of Ueno’s joining on Twitter:

Meanwhile, Ueno’s founder also announced the news and teased Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about the edit button.

About Ueno

Ueno is a full-service agency with a focus on products, brands and marketing. The company was founded in 2014 by Haraldur Thorleifsson.

– Ueno

Ueno had previously partnered with Twitter on various design and product experiences in the past.

Today, it has dozens of employees working in Reykjavik, San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.

Brands and Startups Ueno Worked with

Here are the number of projects for large brands and startups alike Ueno has worked with over the years:

  • Google, Facebook, Reuters, Uber, ESPN, Sotheby’s, Walmart, Visa, NYT, Apple, Slack and others.
  • Startups that contracted the agency include Zero, Checkout.com, Superhuman, Tagomi, Strava, Cruise, Credit Karma, Boosted and many more.

Source: Techcrunch, Ueno

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