Today, Fjord, the leading user-centric service design consultancy, currently ranked by Deloitte and The Sunday Times as the fastest growing in EMEA, officially opened its doors in downtown San Francisco. With vast experience in mobile and marquee clients including; Flickr, Foursquare, Citi and Skype, Fjord aims to disrupt the current design consultancy ecosystem, bringing its unique approach to user-focused digital service design to the West Coast.
The San Francisco office joins an established global network, with existing offices in New York and across Europe in: London, Stockholm, Helsinki, Berlin and Madrid.
Mahin Samadani, Executive Director, Business Development, Fjord, comments: “The San Francisco office fits into our global growth strategy and we’re thrilled to be combining our digital native expertise with a plethora of opportunities on the West Coast. It’s an incredibly exciting market for us and we’re looking forward to executing the very best in service design with brands that want to be progressive about their digital future.”
Samadani recently joined Fjord and works out of San Francisco, his previous roles include positions at Loomis Group and frog design. Samadani collaborates closely with Fjord’s world-class Bay Area design team.
Fjord has a heritage in digital and mobile, encompassing deep expertise in platforms, operators, and manufacturers. It has a unique approach to user-centric service design, and its digital native team deliver flexibility with engagements, pricing and project structures. Fjord sees telecoms and the broader technology market as key growth areas for its San Francisco business and its senior team offers a deep understanding for overall service design, including; web, mobile, offline and broadcast.