Ideacodes is the design firm co-founded by Emily Chang and Max Kiesler, award-winning designers, consultants, and technologists. For over a decade, Chang and Kiesler have designed successful and creative solutions for clients and memorable experiences for users.

Emily Chang, Co-founder
Emily has been designing and producing web services and sites for over a decade. Her expertise ranges from digital strategy, user interface, interaction design and user experience, to web apps and social software. She's active in the web community and has been cited among the 50 most influential individuals in Silicon Valley, and most recently in 2009, Emily was nominated for the prestigious Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards for excellence in interaction design. She served on the design jury for the Adobe Achievement Awards and was an advisory member to the Web 2.0 Expo. She has an MFA in sculpture and a BA in literature.

Max Kiesler, Co-founder
Max's experience has spanned several industries, including higher education, advertising, and technology. With over a decade of experience as a web and visual designer, he's worked with startups, Fortune 500 companies, colleges and universities, and businesses to create award-winning, next generation websites. Max holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary, where he received a Fulbright Scholarship and was honored as an Academic All-American. He's also completed a MFA in sculpture and recognized with an academic scholarship from Johns Hopkins University.

About Ideacodes
Ideacodes is an award-winning strategic design consultancy in San Francisco. We design social media applications, concept-driven websites, web products, integrated marketing, and sustainable technology solutions. Our clients range from Web 2.0 startups to Fortune 500 companies, social software and technology companies, to leading universities, arts and media organization, and non-profits. We provide a full suite of strategic design services that can be customized and tailored to your needs. Contact us today to discuss your project needs and to learn more about our customized design, development, and consulting services.
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