VANCOUVER, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - After 23 years, Vancouver-based design and technology consultancy OpenRoad Communications has rebranded and is now OXD. The new name and brand reflects the company's history while providing a fresh slate for addressing their clients' complex social and business challenges. Over the years they have provided research, strategy, design, and technology services to brands like Pokémon, TELUS, TReO, MEC, BC Hydro, Honeywell, lululemon, as well as provincial governments in BC, Alberta, the Yukon, and Ontario.
"OpenRoad's new name OXD positions the company to create digital services that address some of the twenty-frst century's most complex social and business challenges," says Co-Founder and President, Darren Gibbons.
The agency, which was founded in 1996 by a small group of SFU students including partners Darren Gibbons and Gordon Ross, will continue to offer the end-to-end design and technology consulting for which it is well known. "We're proud to attract and retain top talent in design, website development, user experience, and service design," adds Ross, Vice President at OXD.
OXD will continue to work with influential organizations designing and building solutions that are user-centric, technologically sustainable, and data-informed. New design and technology methods will be critical to helping organizations and governments address the complex issues such as health and wellbeing, education, sustainability, mobility, and access to justice.
Their service areas include Business Insights, Technology Consulting, Digital Transformation, Website Development, and Digital Service Design. OXD will also continue its award-winning Design for Innovation work in education, policy, transportation, and government—an area in which their experience and expertise is unmatched.
OXD has offices in Vancouver and Victoria. To learn more about OXD visit oxd.com.
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