Nightjar Studio design digital first global brands, products and services.

In the right hands, design and technology can be a force for positive change, and this conviction drives us forward. Nightjar was created by three friends with a desire to do things better. The process, the work, and the enjoyment of both. Bringing complementary strengths across strategy, creative, tech and delivery, we have a bond that lives beyond the studio and drives our vision. We are thinkers, makers and innovators driven by our passion for design and technology. Change, progress and experimentation is our only focus.

In the right hands, design and technology can be a force for positive change, and this conviction drives us forward. Nightjar was created by three friends with a desire to do things better. The process, the work, and the enjoyment of both. Bringing complementary strengths across strategy, creative, tech and delivery, we have a bond that lives beyond the studio and drives our vision. We are thinkers, makers and innovators driven by our passion for design and technology. Change, progress and experimentation is our only focus.

Leadership

Christine Sultana: Head of Operations

Christine Sultana

Excels at providing the frameworks to deliver products that drive our partner’s businesses forward.

Manages expectations and delivery of all Nightjar projects and ensures the smooth running of the ship. She moves fast (and breaks things), but always has time to listen, evaluate and improve.

Excels at providing the frameworks to deliver products that drive our partner’s businesses forward.

Ahmed Meer: Head of Design & Technology

Ahmed Meer

A passionate advocate for emerging web technologies with a meticulous eye for detail.

Bringing magic and polish to everything he touches, from Sneaker Freaker to THE ICONIC to a website for a plum. Ahmed started his career with collaborative math and literature software, and continues to school us.

A passionate advocate for emerging web technologies with a meticulous eye for detail.

Bonnie Mactavish: Head of Experience Strategy

Shines at simplifying (and articulating) problems and how they might be solved.

She brings strategic rigour and thinking to ReachOut, Optus, Destination NSW and EVENT Hospitality. Her grumpiest attribute is her griffon Graeme...Nightjar’s fourth founding member, and not-always-so-silent partner.

Shines at simplifying (and articulating) problems and how they might be solved.

Partners

Sneaker Freaker

PUBLISHING

A total UX and design overhaul, as well as a brand new tech stack to bring the cult magazine into the digital present and well into the future.

A pair of sneakers on a black background

Destination NSW

Tourism

Long-term relationship across the digital ecosystem, from research, UX, design and development to improve the experience for millions of Australians and inbound tourists.

Art installation from Vivid, showcasing green lights from the ground which resembling grass

Discovered Foods

Startup

With a lean budget for this lean protein - the site needed to be as streamlined and simple as the storytelling needs to be in order to capture a new audience and broaden the appeal of wild foods in Australia.

Nutrafruit

Health & Wellness

We partnered with Nutrafruit to rebrand the range of Queen Garnet health products and deliver a seamless e-comm experience.

Fresh Queen Garnet plums sitting in a pot

Ripeplanet

Startup

A local agritech startup with global ambitions, we developed the brand from the ground up and created a website to share their mission for a more sustainable future.

Fresh produce growing inside a bright greenhouse

Secret-7”

Arts

A global creative platform for the arts, this ongoing relationship is close to our heart, working with great friends for a great cause.

Four album covers in a grid, featuring different art pieces

THE ICONIC

Fashion

Working as an extension of the design, UX and tech teams, we architect solutions to increase efficiency, modernise design, and guide shoppers down the purchase funnel.

Woman in sportswear stretching under different coloured lights

Pernod Ricard

Hospitality

Taking e-Commerce to new heights, Nightjar are architecting an end to end experience across multiple audiences that may just implode an industry!

Bottle of Absolut Rasberri vodka with two glasses filled with vodka and ice

EVENT HOSPITALITY & ENTERTAINMENT

Hospitality

Australia’s iconic hotels - Rydges, QT and stylish newcomer Atura got a UX and design overhaul of their websites to halve taps and increase direct bookings, taking back the power from OTAs.

Two chairs in a luxurious hotel lobby

Optus

Entertainment

As a long-term innovation partner, Nightjar are redefining the CX of the Perks loyalty program from campaign-led activations to long-term product strategy.

Helicopter image of the Optus stadium with the city in the background

ReachOut

Mental Health

As an innovation partner, we’re re-invigorating a mental health tool to guide young Australians to personalised support options, and building a modern community platform.

A brain 'mind blown' emoji with tickers reading 'too much to handle'
Nightjar team

Expertise

Strategy is in our DNA, and our mindset is platform first.

We’re thinking three steps ahead for your future requirements and this forward-looking approach gives your business the power to scale across any channel it may possibly need - even those that don’t exist yet.

Strategy

Product strategyBrand strategyDesign sprintsUser researchData & ecosystem strategy Technology consulting Road MappingPost-launch optimisation

Design

Digital brandingInformation architectureUser testingInteraction design Rapid prototypingCopywritingMotion design3D design

Technology

Fullstack developmentChat & Voice Platform integrationHeadless ecommerceAPI & CMS developmentAWS infrastructurePlatform integrationMixed Reality

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