Design agency heads down under for latest global client win

A Manchester-headquartered design agency, which has worked with the likes of Umbro, House of Fraser and AstraZeneca, has partnered with a start-up organisation based in Queensland, Australia.

Absurd has signed a deal with Prosper Ex to bring an “industry-first employee platform” to market that will promote and engender wellbeing in workforces across Australia.

The platform is intended to give organisations the capability to easily reward employees with perks, as well as recognise efforts and gain employee insights.

Oli Taylor, co-founder of Absurd, said: “This is a hugely exciting product with potential to make a significant impact to multiple industries in Australia.

“We’ve seen that construction and mining can be especially challenging for company-wide employee communications and management, with employees working remotely for long periods of time, away from family and support networks.

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“Prosper EX aims to change this and to help organisations to bequeath more benefits to employees.

“The platform will also be extremely relevant for any businesses who continue to operate remote working teams even after the restrictions of the pandemic ease.

“Our aim is to provide an attractive, easy to use platform which enables employees to be rewarded whilst the companies gain invaluable feedback and insights to further increase happiness and productivity within their organisations.

“We’re well experienced in working with global clients that span the US and Europe, adding Australia to our world-wide reach is fantastic for us.”

Headquartered in Manchester, Absurd also has offices in London and the US and employs 15 staff.

The news comes after the company announced it is creating new jobs after experiencing a 113% growth in its first quarter.

Business Live – North West