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We're a creative digital agency in Auckland & Wellington, New Zealand


We're writers, planners, strategists, designers, producers and technologists who share a passion for telling stories and connecting people in meaningful ways.

In our connected lives, the online and offline worlds have merged. It's simply people's lives.

We create digital strategies, build capability and deliver campaigns to engage, enhance and enable. We don't plan websites, apps, mobile, social or whatever's new; we think people, content and how multiple interconnected channels can deliver the best experience.

We're hiring

Senior Designer

Front-end Developer

People we work with


Our services


People first, then technology

Strategy


Our strategists immerse themselves in the lives of your brand's potential users, uncovering their motivations and needs. Armed with these game-changing insights, they shape strategies with the power to radically shift behavior.

  • Brand and identity planning
  • Innovation workshops
  • Search engine marketing strategy (SEO & SEM)
  • Focus groups and surveys
  • Competitive audit
  • Stakeholder interviews
  • Communications planning
  • User research
  • Customer journey development
  • Content strategy

Design & User Experience


Our visual designers and UX specialists work together to create elegant, useful, unique solutions to a wide variety of business challenges.

  • Visual design
  • Mobile-first responsive design
  • Branding and identity design
  • Usability testing and research
  • Content strategy
  • Style guides
  • Information architecture
  • User scenarios and persona development
  • Interface design

Technology


Our technologists are platform agnostic specialists who aren't afraid to find the best solutions for every business need. Whether it's building a mobile application, a content-rich responsive website or an internal employee network, our work is built for scale, performance, and longevity.

  • Responsive development
  • Native application development
  • Web applications
  • Rapid prototyping
  • E-commerce
  • Front-end engineering
  • Technical consulting
  • API integration
  • Testing
  • Content management systems

Data & Analytics


This is the era of big data, but we know how overwhelming it can be when confronted with hundreds of variables. That's why we don't collect data for data's sake. Instead, our approach is to make big data feel small by focusing on the small points that make the biggest difference.

  • Data strategy
  • Application analytics
  • Social segmentation
  • Goal setting & benchmarking
  • Dashboard development
  • Website analytics
  • UX and funnel analysis
  • Social platform and landscape audit
  • Content engagement
  • Base marketing

Our work


The truth is, it is not about us. It's about our client's work. You'll get the best sense of what we're capable of by seeing what we've produced.

iPhone 6 launch site

2degrees iPhone 6 launch


Catch has partnered with 2degrees as it's Digital Agency since December 2009. The recent iPhone 6 launch in New Zealand saw Catch create a sophisticated launch site and comms eDM for pre-registration and orders.
See 2degreesmobile.co.nz/iphone

Unitec website

Unitec Website


In early 2014, Catch designed, built and launched the brand new mobile-first responsive website for Unitec Institute of Technology. Our work has been nominated for an Interactive Best Award (2014).
See unitec.ac.nz

Hurricanes website

Hurricanes Website


Catch redesigned and built the new Hurricanes website in early 2011. Built in Drupal, the site contains a rich resource of player profiles and stats, photos and videos, news articles and gameday stats.
See hurricanes.co.nz

High performance sport NZ

High performance Sport NZ


In 2011, Sport NZ (then SPARC) formed High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ). Catch was engaged to design and build the new responsive website to support this new organisation.
See hpsnz.org.nz

Scotts College

Scots College Touchscreens


Scots College has opened their new Creative and Performing Arts Centre and Hodge Sports Centre. Catch was engaged to help create an innovative fundraising campaign and interactive touchscreens in each centre.

Sisters of compassion

Sisters of Compassion


Catch was engaged to write, design and build a new website for the Sisters of Compassion. Founded by Suzanne Aubert, they have begun the process to recognise her as New Zealand's first holy person or saint.
See compassion.org.nz

Duke Carvell's

Duke Carvell's


A Wellington must-visit, Catch created the Dukes responsive website soon after they opened their doors in 6 Swan Lane.
See dukecarvell.co.nz

Crazy Horse the Steakhouse

Crazy Horse the Steakhouse


The best steak in town (now closed). Catch designed and launched the iconic restaurant's new responsive website.

ActiveSmart App development

ActiveSmart App development


Catch designed the technical solution for the new ACC ActiveSmart 2.0 web application. With up to 3.5 billion possible training plan variations, our role was to build the front-end and back-end solution.
See activesmart.co.nz

How we work


We put the people who will use our solutions first. Human Centric Design.
People; not users, hits, consumers.
Digital solutions for human problems.
Creative thinking, not creative for creative's sake.

Our process illustration

Our process


Our process: Listen, Watch, Design, Test, Evolve. Launch. And then watch and learn a little more

Our team illustration

Our team


We're a lean team. So wear many hats, and work collaboratively. We're adults, not rock-stars. Our clients like working with us

Our client illustration

Our client


Our clients are partners. Joint solutions to business problems. You'll talk to the person doing the job