About Us

A product design agency designed around you.

We believe that creating a culture of Human-Centered Design in organizations can build a better world around us. Our talented studio team, contractors and recruiters are informed by a design thinking mindset that inspires their work so that together, we can design products, services, and strategies that matter.

Born in Brooklyn, NY we have expanded our offering to service clients world-wide. Most notably we have worked with clients in New York and California and everywhere in between. Founded by Award Winning Design Executive & International Speaker, Adam Perlis, in 2017. His vision was to give talent and companies the ultimate flexibility when it came to their work. Thus he founded a UX Design Agency focused on empowering talent by giving them optionality, control over pricing and counsel. And enabling clients to work with agency level talent at a fraction of the cost.

WE ARE LOCATED

World Wide

We believe that there is talent everywhere and don’t limit ourselves to just one location. We have worked with talent from all over the world and see the value displayed in our diverse cultures.

PEOPLE

500+

We have interviewed and vetted over 500 talented resources in design, strategy, research, writing, and product management. This number is growing everyday.

WE WORK

Remotely

Yup, if you can believe it we have not really set foot in an office for several years. Sometimes it’s important for people to get some face time so at times our clients ask our people to join them in person but we don’t make it an everyday thing.

Diversity

52.3%

We pride ourselves on diversity of our talent and constantly striving to improve. Our talent comes from a variety of background but we are proud to say that over half are from minority groups. While we know this is a simple statistic that does not tell our whole story, rest assured we are working on sharing more shortly.

Our Team

Meet the folks that make the magic happen at Academy.